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The Ravens Gift John Morgan And His Wife Can Barely Contain Their Excitement Upon Arriving As The New Teachers In A Yup Ik Eskimo Village On The Alaskan Tundra Lured North In Search Of Adventure, The Couple Hope To Immerse Themselves In The Ancient Arctic Culture But Their Move Proves Disastrous When A Deadly Epidemic Strikes And The Isolated Tundra Community Descends Into Total Chaos When Outside Help Fails To Arrive, John S Only Hope Lies In Escaping His Thousand Mile Trek Across The Alaskan Wilderness Grows Improbable When He Encounters A Blind Eskimo Girl And An Elderly Woman The Two Need His Protection From Those Who Would Harm Them, And He Needs Their Knowledge Of The Terrain And Their Companionship To Survive The Harsh Journey And Constant Danger Push Him Beyond His Limits As He Discovers A New Sense Of Hope And The Possibility Of Loving Again


About the Author: Don Rearden

Called a master of the cliffhanger by the Washington Post, Don Rearden is the co author of Warrior s Creed St Martin s Press 2019 the best selling Never Quit St Martin s Press 2017 , and the award winning novel, The Raven s Gift Published by Pintail and Penguin US, Penguin Canada, Text Publishing Australia 2012, and Fleuve Noir France 2013.Don Rearden grew up on the tundra of



10 thoughts on “The Ravens Gift

  1. says:

    Rating 3.8 of five LibraryThing Early Reviewers ARC The Publisher Says John Morgan and his wife can barely contain their excitement upon arriving as the new teachers in a Yup ik Eskimo village on the windswept Alaskan tundra But their move proves disastrous when a deadly epidemic strikes and the isolated commu


  2. says:

    The Raven s Gift is a story about survival, hope and finding love when you least expected it This book takes you on a adventure, adventure of life and death This is a dark read, that evolves a lot around death You will find yourselves questioning if something like this can really happen This book is also a lesson You w


  3. says:

    I was asked to review this book for my university magazine and I am glad I did Whilst this is not anything overly out of the ordinary or a phenomenon of literature by any means, it is still an incredibly well written story of survival the is reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy s The Road or Stephen King s Cell.There are not enough b


  4. says:

    This wonderful novel explores both the history and a potential apocalyptic future for the Yup ik people of Southwestern Alaska As a bush teacher myself, I could easily relate to the main character, although his success as a teacher is somewhat idyllic It doesn t quite show the very real challenges teachers face in the bush I recommend r


  5. says:

    Such a great book Only couldn t give it a 5 because of issues with the ending which I won t comment on here Truly unable to put this down I was watching a playoff game and thinking about the people in this book.Excellent, excellent book Perhaps not the best read while recovering from the flu as a person who lives alone somewhat outside the town


  6. says:

    I d rate this book closer to 3.5 stars.Reading this story, I got a vibe similar to that of The Road by Cormac McCarthy While similar, The Raven s Gift is its own story of a man s quest for survival through the harsh and unforgiving remote Alaska Wilderness whose villages and town s have been ravaged by a deadly disease I enjoyed the Alaska historical tid


  7. says:

    Source Received from publicist Many thanks goes to Bronwyn from Penguin Canada for sending me a copy of this book for review I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review My rating 5 5John and his wife, Anna, head north to the Alaskan tundra to teach and immerse themselves in the Yup ik community and culture They hope to find adventure alon


  8. says:

    This book drew me in right from the prologue Don t you hear the noise It swishes like the beating of the wings of great birds in the air It is the fear of naked people, it is the flight of naked people The weather spirit is blowing the storm out, the weather spirit is driving the weeping snow away over the earth, and the helpless storm child Don t you hear the weeping of


  9. says:

    Great book I took the apocalypse as a metaphor for the costs to Yup ik communities of contact with the West Since the author lived in these communities, his descriptions of rural village life are very authentic, and the characters are fully realized people that you might encounter there.


  10. says:

    Don Rearden s novel thrusts you out into the cold, alone, starving, desperate for shelter or some idea where to go for help The tone is as bleak as the frozen tundra landscape, with unspeakable horror just over the horizon But at the heart of the story are several very real people who dared to live on the edge of civilization, and are now struggling to stay alive in the aftermath of catast


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