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" A TOUR DE FORCE."– Kirkus (starred evaluation).
Uncertain. Unrelenting. Untamed.
For a family members in dilemma, the best test of survival.
Ernt Allbright, a previous POW, gets back from the Vietnam battle an altered as well as unpredictable guy. When he loses yet an additional work, he makes a spontaneous choice: he will certainly relocate his family members north, to Alaska, where they will certainly live off the grid in America's last true frontier.
Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the undercurrent of her parents' passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a colony will result in a better future for her family members. She is desperate for an area to belong. Her mom, Cora, will certainly do anything and go anywhere for the male she enjoys, even if ways following him right into the unidentified.
At first, Alaska seems to be the response