Listening For Coyote by William Sullivan
Approx. 79,380 words.
Published on October 27, 2012.
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.