Memoir of Grizzly Bear Attack

      "North of Hope", by Shannon Huffman Polson, is a story that begins at the Saturday Market in Portland and much of takes place in the Pacific Northwest. The book is an unlikely love story with the Alaskan landscape and its inhabitants that claimed the lives of Shannon's father and stepmother in a rare grizzly attack. Shannon's moving narrative explores the human search for meaning in the face of tragedy, and her deep appreciation for the untamed and remote wilderness of the Alaskan Arctic moves her story effortlessly between adventure, natural history, and sacred pilgrimage