author Shannon Huffman Polson’s parents are killed by a wild grizzly bear in
Alaska’s Arctic, her quest for healing is recounted with heartbreaking candor
in North of Hope.
Undergirded by her
faith, Polson’s expedition takes her through the wilds of her own grief as well
as God’s beautiful, yet wild and untamed creation—ultimately arriving at a
place of unshaken hope. She travels from the suburbs of Seattle to the concert
hall, performing Mozart’s Requiem with the Seattle Symphony, to the wilderness
of Alaska—where she retraces her parents’ final days along an Arctic river. This
beautifully written book is for anyone who has experienced grief and is looking
for new ways to understand overwhelming loss.
Readers will find empathy and
understanding through Polson’s journey. North
of Hope is also for those who love the outdoors and find solace and healing
in nature, as they experience Alaska’s wild Arctic through the author’s
travels. Download and start listening now!