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Beyond the Bear: How I Learned to Live and Love Again after Being Blinded by a Bear

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2013

    I enjoy reading true survival tales. This book was so exciting,

    I enjoy reading true survival tales. This book was so exciting, I read it straight through. I visited Alaska wilds and witnessed its raw dangerous yet beautiful experience. I had my own encounter with bears, and could really feel how things could have ended different for me. There are tales of fishing to satisfy the sports minded, there are adventures to satisfy the physically fit and adventurous, there is a sensation you are stepping into the untamed beauty Alaska has to offer, and romance to satisfy a woman. I have been recommending this book to my family and friends, and hope many other people experience this terrifically written book.

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  • Posted April 17, 2013

    Dan Bigley's story is incredible and Debra McKinney's writing is

    Dan Bigley's story is incredible and Debra McKinney's writing is amazing--the two together create one phenomenal memoir. I was glued to the book the moment I got it, finishing it in two sittings and only putting it down to sleep. I was breathless to know what happened, and  both laughed and cried countless times as I whipped through the pages. This book is perfect for anyone who enjoys love stories, survival stories, natures stories, inspirational stories... basically, anybody. There is so much of value "beyond the bear"--it's a book worth pondering, rereading and passing around to friends and family.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Bearclan warrior's den

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  • Posted May 17, 2013

    Very Inspiring

    This is way more than a tale about a bear attack. The trials and tribulations as Dan deals with his new life situation are inspiring. His refusal to let this devastating injury take him away from the things he enjoyed in life should be motivation to us all. The way Bigley and McKinney weave in the viewpoints of the others involved in the attack, rescue and recovery makes for a riveting read.

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    Posted July 27, 2013

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