By Kirk Landers

ISBN-10: 1613739915

ISBN-13: 9781613739914

I wish you get drafted, i'm hoping you visit Vietnam, i'm hoping you get shot, and that i wish you die there. Those phrases, spoken within the anger of stripling, marked the top of the torrid Nineteen Sixties university romance of Annette DuBose and Gabe Pender. She may marry a fellow antiwar activist and prove immigrating to Canada. He might struggle in Vietnam and are available domestic to construct an American dream form of life—a nice profession, a trophy spouse, and a lifetime of wealth and privilege. 40 years later, they've got reconnected and came upon a shared ardour: solo canoeing in Ontario's uncooked Quetico wasteland. They choose to meet back to get stuck up on previous occasions, yet now not in a restaurant or espresso shop—they conform to meet on an island deep within the Quetico wilds. notwithstanding they struggle to manage their expectancies for the rendezvous, they either process the island with a transforming into attention of the emotional void of their lives and beauty how diverse every thing could have been in the event that they had spent their lives jointly. they have to triumph over demanding situations simply to achieve the island, then stumble upon the best demanding situations of all—each different, and a climate occasion for the a while. Alone at the Shield is a narrative in regards to the Vietnam battle and the issues that attach us. it's the tale of getting older child Boomers, of the infrequent sorts of those who paddle on my own into the desolate tract, and of the type of event that comes simply to the daring and the brave.

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