The Boy Who Ran to the Woods

The Boy Who Ran to the Woods

Hardcover(1 ED)

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Jim Harrison is best known for his novels that speak wisdom and illuminate the soul. He now turns his hand to a child's tale, The Boy Who Ran to the Woods. Exquisitely illustrated by Tom Pohrt, The Boy Who Ran to the Woods recounts a childhood tragedy that ends in redemption. Harrison tells a personal story of little Jimmy, a boy who injures his eye and must learn life's meanings through adversity. It is this painful experience that leads to little Jimmy's discovery of nature — animals, birds, and woods — and ultimately to his ability to overcome intense suffering. Beautifully written with Harrison's quintessential style of writing about the natural world, combined with the unique illustrations of Tom Pohrt, The Boy Who Ran to the Woods promises to delight children of all ages and will appeal to all the devoted fans of Harrison's literature and poetry as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871138224
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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Boy Who Ran to the Woods 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
elle0467 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A young boy is faced with overcoming tragedy, through behavior struggles and identity in the crazy world around him. Jimmy goes to spend his summer in a log cabin in the woods and recognizes his love for nature. He becomes an adventurer, and discoverer.