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`Read Epub Ø Junction, Utah è River guide Madeline Kruse has to choose She s always had the nomadic river life rather than a settled home, and now she s on the run from the long running pain of a missing father and critically ill and dangerously workaholic mother Madeline s flight takes her to northeastern Utah, a corner of the West time has passed over and for a time she feels safe and content But in the tiny town of Junction, she meets alfalfa farmer Chris Sorensen, whose family has split apart since Septemberand the enlistment of his brother in the US Marines Through Chris and a drama taking place deep in the Utah backcountry, Madeline learns that the canyons and community she loves are threatened than she knew, and she must overcome many obstacles if she is to find peace and her place by the river So disappointed Not at all what I expected, or wanted, from this book.I thought this would discuss the differing viewpoints of ranchers and environmentalists for a class discussion It was a terrible failure My second reading in November showed me nothing else. Becca Lawton is my favorite kind of writer she uses beautiful language to tell a deeply important story, with a gripping plot This tale of two worlds meeting and clashing is timely on so many fronts environmental, political, and deeply personal, this story urges us to lookdeeply at our values and opinions about how we care for the world we live in, and the people we come into contact with, no matter how we feel about them Plus, you can t help but fall in love with Maddy and Chris, and Becca Lawton is my favorite kind of writer she uses beautiful language to tell a deeply important story, with a gripping plot This tale of two worlds meeting and clashing is timely on so many fronts environmental, political, and deeply personal, this story urges us to lookdeeply at our values and opinions about how we care for the world we live in, and the people we come into contact with, no matter how we feel about them Plus, you can t help but fall in love with Maddy and Chris, and root for their love as they struggle to find a way past their differences And of course you can t help but root for the beautiful Green River Valley, so truly threatened by big oil I couldn t put it down either of the times I read it it s that good I loved this novel Each character as unlikely as they are to meet brings something to the table that I have not often seen in fiction From the soft spoken Mormon hay farmer to the emotionally damaged Iraq war vet to the Oregon earth child river guide to the Hmong Vietnam War bride who now bakes excellent apple pie each of these characters brings his her own real life to the story Every metaphor is rich and evocative Every emotion is nuanced, complicated and deeply felt The story an I loved this novel Each character as unlikely as they are to meet brings something to the table that I have not often seen in fiction From the soft spoken Mormon hay farmer to the emotionally damaged Iraq war vet to the Oregon earth child river guide to the Hmong Vietnam War bride who now bakes excellent apple pie each of these characters brings his her own real life to the story Every metaphor is rich and evocative Every emotion is nuanced, complicated and deeply felt The story and subplots are intricate yet believable Rebecca Lawton writes like a child of the wilderness and she brings together the wild open sky and the tamed rolling hay fields, a river that can t be tamed but must be conquered, and so manyman versus nature scenarios And it s woman and man versus herself himself that make this story compelling, rich, brutal, and savory Love this book The plot and subplots crackle with tension as characters deal with clashes in personalities and priorities Each is at a junction in his or her own life and how they navigate next steps makes for an absorbing read With her beautifully vivid imagery and deep affection for this land, Lawton is a skilled guide across the most thrilling of landscapes, both natural and emotional The romance of Madeline and Chris, the tug of war between Madeline and her mother, the struggle to protec Love this book The plot and subplots crackle with tension as characters deal with clashes in personalities and priorities Each is at a junction in his or her own life and how they navigate next steps makes for an absorbing read With her beautifully vivid imagery and deep affection for this land, Lawton is a skilled guide across the most thrilling of landscapes, both natural and emotional The romance of Madeline and Chris, the tug of war between Madeline and her mother, the struggle to protect the river from Big Oil each of these stories is marvelously intertwined in a breathtaking conclusion When you close the book, you ll be left craving long days outdoors, adventure and apple pie, but you ll be so glad you took this ride