Histoire d’un grizzly qui attaque des touristes dans leur sac de couchage…

Shannon Huffman Polson retrace dans la vidéo ci-dessous l’histoire de ses parents qui ont été attaqués à mort par un grizzly lors de leur aventure en kayak au beau milieu de la magnificence sauvage des paysages de l’Arctic National Wildlife Refuge en Alaska.

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Elle a d’ailleurs publié cette année un livre intitulé North Hope (résumé ci-après).  

 

 

« … A memoir of adventure, tragedy, family and faith, and a daughter’s navigating the wilderness of an Alaskan river and of her own heart.

When her parents are killed by a grizzly bear in Alaska’s remote Arctic, author Shannon Huffman Polson is forced into a wilderness of grief. Her quest for healing is recounted with heartbreaking candor in North of Hope.

Polson travels from her home in Seattle to the wilderness of Alaska, where she retraces her father and stepmother’s final days along an Arctic river, effortlessly weaving together the internal landscape of grief with the exterior landscape of the Arctic, elegantly entwining natural history, adventure and sacred pilgrimage while she wrestles with and draws strength from her faith and memories.

This deeply moving narrative is shot through with the human search for meaning in the face of tragedy. Readers will find inspiration for their own challenges through Polson’s journey… plus d’info >>  » 

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