Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.

Beyond the Bear

Beyond the Bear Cover

Beyond the Bear

How I Learned to Live and Love Again After Being Blinded by a Bear

By Dan Bigley; Debra McKinney

Lyons Press, Hardcover, 9780762784554, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

Advertisement
Description
A 25-year-old backcountry wanderer, a man happiest exploring wild places with his dog, Dan Bigley woke up one midsummer morning to a day full of promise. Before it was over, after a stellar day of salmon fishing along Alaska's Kenai and Russian rivers, a.


About the Author
Dan Bigley, who earned a master's degree in social work after losing his sight, is now the director of therapeutic foster care services at Denali Family Services in Anchorage and was awarded a 2008 Alaskan of the Year Award by the Governor's Committee on Employment and Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities. Debra McKinney is a freelance writer who was part of a team that won journalism's highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, for the Anchorage Daily News.
Advertisement