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Wind River

3.93  ·  Rating Details ·  58 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A back-country expedition turns deadly in this powerful outdoor-adventure drama from a highly skilled writer.
Paperback, 302 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Bethany House
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Annette
Aug 30, 2012 Annette rated it liked it
When Tyler Perkins also known as Ty was a boy, his best memories were of fishing and spending time with Soren Andeman. Soren and his wife Edda are an older couple that bonded with Ty. Ty and Soren's favorite fishing spot was in Wind River Range, Wyoming.
Sixteen years later in 2008, Tyler is a combat Veteran of the current war in Iraq. He is currently living in Virginia with his wife Angie. He has been discharged from the Marine's. He is working for UPS. He is struggling with P.T.S.D.---Post Trau
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Andy
Feb 05, 2009 Andy rated it really liked it
The back cover of Wind River claims it is "engaging wilderness adventure that expolores the power of confession, the beauty of forgiveness, and the freedom of truth unveiled."

Truth be told if I ever publish a novel I hope that there's a statement like that on the back. Perhaps not the "engaging wilderness adventure" part, but I do want to write fiction that deals with the issues of life so deeply it becomes more than a novel. It becomes a story laced with truth, beauty and hope.

Having never rea
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May 23, 2013 Nikki rated it really liked it
Reviewed by Nikki Pringle for Reader Views (8/08)

Tyler Perkins grew up among the vast mountains, valleys, and lakes of Wyoming. He used to go fly fishing with a man named Soren Andeman who had become like a father to him after his own was gone. On one trip, Ty made a promise to come back one day when Soren was older to take him on one last fishing trip. Years later, Ty joins the Marines and serves in both Afghanistan and Iraq during the wars. He comes back to his new home in Virginia a different
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Jan 15, 2016 Freda Mans-Labianca rated it it was amazing
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Incredible story!
I felt almost every emotion on the planet while reading this book. I felt part of the mountains, while Ty and Soren trekked. I felt the power of love in moments with family. I felt a sense of adventure on the trails and at the camps. I was shocked, surprised, and yet, understanding when the big whopper happened. (Gotta read the book to learn what that is.) I was choked up and sad when death rang the doorbell. I can't tell you how beautifully put together this story is, but I can
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Tom Morrisey is the author of six novels and short stories, is a world-renowned adventure-travel writer whose work has appeared in Outside, Sport Diver (where he serves as Editor at Large) and other leading magazines. He holds an MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Toledo and an MFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. He lives in Orlando, Florida. Visi ...more
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