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Wilderness: A Novel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

this book was beautifully written.  I am from the Pacific Northw

this book was beautifully written.  I am from the Pacific Northwest and could see the moss on the nurse log and fee the moist air.  The sceens from the civil war gave me another, I feel, more realistic view of what it must have been like during that time of poor fire ar...
this book was beautifully written.  I am from the Pacific Northwest and could see the moss on the nurse log and fee the moist air.  The sceens from the civil war gave me another, I feel, more realistic view of what it must have been like during that time of poor fire arms and even poorer health care.  

posted by 4046996 on January 28, 2013

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9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Wilderness is an exciting story about Abel Truman, a brave Civil

Wilderness is an exciting story about Abel Truman, a brave Civil War veteran, and his dog. Abel lives in Washington and wishes to make a final journey across the Olympic Mountains. The book is very difficult to get into because the detail is so great; it is difficult to...
Wilderness is an exciting story about Abel Truman, a brave Civil War veteran, and his dog. Abel lives in Washington and wishes to make a final journey across the Olympic Mountains. The book is very difficult to get into because the detail is so great; it is difficult to get past each scene. Lance Weller will write a page in great detail about a tree he found in the woods. It is almost annoying at some points because you just want to get to the story.
Overall, the story line is great because of the inspiration. Abel is an extremely inspiring man throughout the entire story. The sentences are extremely long and challenging. Along with a plot that slowly develops, it can be tough to read. When reading this book you need to keep reading and push through the beginning part. Also, the book goes back and forth between background of Abel and the actual story, so it does get confusing.  

posted by jake3322 on November 1, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    Wilderness is an exciting story about Abel Truman, a brave Civil

    Wilderness is an exciting story about Abel Truman, a brave Civil War veteran, and his dog. Abel lives in Washington and wishes to make a final journey across the Olympic Mountains. The book is very difficult to get into because the detail is so great; it is difficult to get past each scene. Lance Weller will write a page in great detail about a tree he found in the woods. It is almost annoying at some points because you just want to get to the story.
    Overall, the story line is great because of the inspiration. Abel is an extremely inspiring man throughout the entire story. The sentences are extremely long and challenging. Along with a plot that slowly develops, it can be tough to read. When reading this book you need to keep reading and push through the beginning part. Also, the book goes back and forth between background of Abel and the actual story, so it does get confusing.  

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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