North Of Hope: A Daughter's Arctic Journey by Shannon PolsonNorth Of Hope: A Daughter's Arctic Journey by Shannon Polson

North Of Hope: A Daughter's Arctic Journey

byShannon Polson

Hardcover | April 9, 2013

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After author Shannon Huffman Polson’s parents are killed by a wild grizzly bear in Alaska’s Arctic, her quest for healing is recounted with heartbreaking candor in North of Hope

Undergirded by her faith, Polson’s expedition takes her through her through the wilds of her own grief as well as God’s beautiful, yet wild and untamed creation—ultimately arriving at a place of unshaken hope. She travels from the suburbs of Seattle to the concert hall, performing Mozart’s Requiem with the Seattle Symphony, to the wilderness of Alaska—where she retraces their final days along an Arctic river. 

This beautifully written book is for anyone who has experienced grief and is looking for new ways to understand overwhelming loss. Readers will find empathy and understanding through Polson’s journey. North of Hope is also for those who love the outdoors and find solace and healing in nature, as they experience Alaska’s wild Arctic through the author’s travels.

About The Author

Shannon Polson lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest. She was a contributing writer to More Than 85Broads, and her work has appeared in Seattle and Alaska Magazines, Cirque Journal, Adventure Magazine, and Trachodon, among others.  Polson graduated with a B.A. from Duke University in English Literature, an M.B.A. from the Tuck Sch...

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Title:North Of Hope: A Daughter's Arctic JourneyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.38 × 5.75 × 0.88 inPublished:April 9, 2013Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310328764

ISBN - 13:9780310328766

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North of Hope is a remarkable story about the power of the wilderness both to harm and to heal, and to provide strength and sustenance to the human spirit, no matter what the challenges. -- Nicholas O'Connell, author, The Storms of Denali; instructor, www.thewritersworkshop.net