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Following Atticus : forty-eight high peaks, one little dog, and an extraordinary friendship
Title:
Following Atticus : forty-eight high peaks, one little dog, and an extraordinary friendship
Author:
ISBN:
9780061997105
Publication Information:
New York : William Morrow, c2011.
Physical Description:
xi, 276 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Innocence lost, innocence found. A door opens ; "Carry him everywhere you go" ; Big changes ; A gift ; "People die up there in winter" ; For the kids ; The greatest quest ; The little giant ; Stars to light the way ; The M. is important ; "Our faith comes in moments -- " ; Atticus in disguise ; The spell of Agiocochook ; Five astounding days ; "Thank you, friend" -- Light over dark. A heartrending turn of events ; "I'm not leaving him alone" ; The friends of Atticus ; Soul work ; Bread crumbs ; Dinner with Frank Capra ; The promise -- Full circle. A new quest ; The witch ; Magic is where you find it ; Death on Franconia Ridge ; My last letter home ; Those eyes, those beautiful eyes ; Mount Washington ; Good-bye ; Heartache ; The great art of sauntering ; Paige ; Home.
Abstract:
Relates how the author and his dog named Atticus M. Finch attempted to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire's four-thousand-foot peaks twice to pay tribute to a friend who died of cancer and raise money for charity.
Personal Subject:
Format:
Book
General Note:
Map on endpapers.