(as of Nov 11,2020 07:59:32 UTC – Details)
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Finalist for the 2020 Minnesota Book Award
An Outside Magazine Pick of Best Winter Books
A Midwest Indie Bestseller
A six-hundred-mile canoe journey in the Canadian wilderness is a seventeen-year-old’s dream journey, however after he’s mauled by a grizzly bear, it’s all about staying alive.
This true-life wilderness survival epic recounts seventeen-year-old Alex Messenger’s near-lethal encounter with a grizzly bear throughout a canoe journey in the Canadian tundra. The story follows Alex and his 5 companions as they paddle north by way of harrowing rapids and gorgeous terrain. Twenty-nine days into the journey, whereas out mountaineering alone, Alex is attacked by a barren-ground grizzly. Left for useless, he wakes to seek out that his summer time journey has grow to be a wrestle to remain alive. Over the subsequent hours and days, Alex and his companions have a tendency his wounds and use their resilience, ingenuity, and dogged perseverance to succeed in assist at a distant village a thousand miles north of the US-Canadian border.
The Twenty-Ninth Day is a coming-of-age story like no different, stuffed with inspiring subarctic landscapes, thrilling riverine paddling, and a trial by fireplace of the human spirit.
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