Through the wilderness : my journey of redemption and healing in the American wild
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Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2023.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
245 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Status
New River Branch Library - NEW - Adult
778.9 ORSTED
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Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2023.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English

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"Award-winning Yellowstone photographer and documentary filmmaker Brad Orsted's seven-year search for refuge and redemption in America's greatest wilderness. When Brad Orsted's fifteen-month-old daughter, Marley, died mysteriously at the home of Brad's mother, he descended into madness. Blaming himself, he plunged into an abyss of grief, guilt, and self-recrimination, fueled by prescription drugs and alcohol. He planned his suicide as his wife, Stacey, searched for a new beginning. She finally found a job in Yellowstone National Park and, with their daughters, Mazzy and Chloe, the pair fled Michigan, looking for refuge and redemption in the 2.2 million acres of glorious American wilderness. Through the Wilderness begins in Yellowstone, five months after the family's arrival in 2012, when, in an alcoholic haze, Brad stumbled into a field of sage and survived a face-to-face encounter with an adult male grizzly bear. For the first time in almost two years, he realized he wanted to live-he just didn't know how. Desperate for help, Brad invited himself to a Crow sweat lodge ceremony, where an elder told him it was time to stop grieving. The elder's words started Brad on a journey towards sobriety and inner peace, only possible because of lessons he learned in the wild, his new job as a wildlife photographer and filmmaker, and two orphan grizzly cubs who carried him back home and taught him how to live again. Brad's ten-year odyssey is about finding the wild inside the human heart. It is a journey of the spirit- a journey to forgiveness and sobriety, to love and life, to memory, and ultimately, to Marley"--

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Orsted, B. (2023). Through the wilderness: my journey of redemption and healing in the American wild (First edition.). St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orsted, Brad. 2023. Through the Wilderness: My Journey of Redemption and Healing in the American Wild. St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orsted, Brad. Through the Wilderness: My Journey of Redemption and Healing in the American Wild St. Martin's Press, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Orsted, Brad. Through the Wilderness: My Journey of Redemption and Healing in the American Wild First edition., St. Martin's Press, 2023.

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