By Bonnie Rose Ward
Writer Bonnie Rose Ward's award profitable publication WINDS OF SKILAK named WINNER within the 2014 subsequent iteration Indie e-book Awards within the Memoir (other) category.
Winds of Skilak lines a tender couple’s adventurous stream from the suburbs of Ohio to a distant island on ill-tempered Skilak Lake. As Sam and Bonnie adapt to a lifestyles with out working water, electrical energy and phones, the unforgiving, desolate setting checks their braveness early on. dealing with sub-freezing temperatures, unfriendly bears, and cabin fever, the Wards locate power in new buddies, one another, and the awe-inspiring great thing about “the final frontier.” simply once they ultimately settle in, a freak coincidence proves to be the final word try in their get to the bottom of. Will they manage to live on during this remoted barren region packed with unseen dangers?
Author Bonnie Ward chronicles an exhilarating and thought-provoking story of 1 couple’s religion in God and commitment to one another via all of Alaska’s curveballs. Winds of Skilak is a real story of soaking up strength, absolute to convey out your individual feel of adventure.
"Ward's lively debut memoir records the privations and merits of existence in Alaska's wilderness...Ward moves an outstanding stability among repetitive day-by-day tasks--foraging, canning meat, making blueberry jam, milking goats and stitching leather-based garments--and extra momentous occasions, comparable to an earthquake, a view of the Northern lighting fixtures, and run-ins with bears... a regularly enticing tale of outhouses, canned moose and bears--oh my!" --Kirkus Review
"Ward's memoir recounts the journey of an entire life . . . not like different back-to-the-land narratives, Ward's stories stand out for the tough, unforgiving weather and the full loss of within reach assets to depend on in emergencies." -- Publisher's Weekly
If one is asking to appreciate the genuine day-in and day-out regimen of being in isolation, then it is a must-read. Bonnie describes existence within the Alaskan desert superbly and truthfully as she and Sam bravely face all of the demanding situations, adventures, and tough paintings it takes to achieve this risky a ways North Country."--NormaCobb, writer of Arctic Homestead
"This is a breezy booklet to learn [with] brief chapters that end sooner than you're ready to enable move of 1 experience and start one other. . . [Winds of Skilak] leaves you in need of extra, and via the book's finish you're rooting for this couple and their dreams." --Cora Holmes, writer of so long Boise, hi Alaska
"Sam and Bonnie Ward got down to do anything correct out of many peoples' desires. Winds of Skilak is a real account of captivating strength, absolute to deliver out a reader's personal experience of experience as they eagerly flow from bankruptcy to bankruptcy. A completely stress-free learn. as soon as I bought all started, I didn't are looking to cease. good done." --Paul Johnson for Readers' Favorite**
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Winds of Skilak: A Tale of True Grit, True Love and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness by Bonnie Rose Ward