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Book Title: How Far the Mountain|
ISBN 13: 9780865345225
Format files: PDF
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Reader ratings: 6.4
The author of the book: Robert K. Swisher Jr.
Edition: Sunstone Press
Date of issue: April 25th 2007
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How Far The Mountain is the story of a man, a woman, and a mountain. The woman, from the city, must go to the mountain to discover who she is after her husband's death from cancer. The man, a cowboy, must force himself to go to the mountain and make a shrine from the bones of 'Texas Lady,' the horse his wife was riding when she was killed by lightning. The mountain is only a mountain but, in itself, is the creator of stories more profound than any two people's needs. The woman, after her husband's death, is thrown into a world she does not understand. She forces herself to go alone to the mountain in an attempt to chase away the loneliness that tugs at the corners of her heart. The man has spent his life guiding people into the mountains. Now lost, after the mountain has killed his wife, and accompanied by his dog, Gypsy, he returns to the mountain to try and rid himself of the demons that control his every moment. The man and woman both have needs and desires, but life has destroyed their dreams. They both are desperately seeking love but they are afraid to reach out, fearing if they find love it will only end in another tragedy. The man and woman, unknown to each other, start from opposite sides of the mountain toward the same meadow. It is only by chance they see each other in the distance--one waves but one ignores it, afraid of the warmth from a wave. During the man and woman's exodus the mountain spins its history: stories of its beginning, tales of miners, trees so large they touch the heavens, Indians, outlaws, gamblers, dreamers, great bears, thundering storms, bones and circling ravens. How Far The Mountain is a quest for the human spirit and a tribute to the earth s healing magic. A novel that will leave you warm and knowing that no matter what tragedy life brings, there is always hope.
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Read information about the authorI have been writing since 1967. To date I have placed twelve novels with traditional publishers ranging from young adult to historical fiction. My novels received good reviews from Publishers Weekly and others. Over the past two years I have published five novels as E-books - The Bob Roosevelt mystery series (funny and snide) and a humor golf book titled Conversations with the Golf God ..all of my books are available on Amazon and other sites.
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