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Heroes of the Frontier

ISBN 
9780241289945
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R290.00
Published 
August 2016
About the book: 

A mother and her two young children rent a battered old RV (optimistically christened the 'Chateau') and embark upon a journey through the Alaskan wilderness. At first their trip feels like a vacation: they spot wild animals, build bonfires, enjoy the scenery. But as Josie drives her kids deeper into the forest, dodging wildfires and increasingly eccentric locals, we learn more of the events that forced her to escape her old life. Fraught with unexpected encounters from the sublime to the ridiculous, her tiny family must survive this surreal adventure at all costs, in order to finally discover something clean and redemptive out at the very edge of civilization.

Heroes of the Frontier  is a captivating and hilarious novel about family, loss and recovery, and a powerful examination of contemporary American life.

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