BRAVING IT, A FATHER, A DAUGHTER, AND AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY INTO THE ALASKAN WILD
by: James Campbell
Since I don't see myself doing any trekking into the Alaskan wilderness myself, I was able to experience it through this memoir. This is a great book! James Campbell took his 15 year old daughter, Aiden, up to Alaska at the invitation of his cousin to help him and his wife build a new cabin. After spending a month in the Alaskan wild, Aiden was in love with the place. James decided to take Aiden on a strenuous, and rather dangerous, backpacking trip over Alaska's Brooks Range to the headwaters of the Hulahula River. Campbell does a great job describing the scenery and the difficulties and splendors of Alaska. His daughter proved to be quite the outdoors-woman and grew strong and confident in herself as a result of this once in a lifetime trip.
If you are an armchair traveler like myself, you will thoroughly enjoy this book!
Reviewed by Mimi @ Genoa Branch Library