Brian's Return

Brian's Return

Hatchet Series, Book 4

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007 | Unabridged
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Brian returns to the wilderness to discover where he truly belongs in this follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen! As millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter know, Brian Robeson survived alone in the wilderness by finding solutions to extraordinary challenges. But now that's he's back to ordinary life, he can't make sense of high school life. He feels disconnected, more isolated than he did alone in the north woods. How can Brian discover his true path in life, and where he belongs? The answer is to return. Gay Paulsen skillfully explores the meaning of belonging and purpose, and reminds us of a crucial rule of the wilderness: expect the unexpected. "Bold, confident and persuasive." —Publishers Weekly, Starred "Paulsen bases many of his protagonist's experiences on his own, and the wilderness through which Brian moves is vividly observed." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Read all the Hatchet Adventures!Brian's WinterThe RiverBrian's ReturnBrian's Hunt
Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2007
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780739359853
Characteristics: 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Coyote, Peter

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Feb 24, 2019

This covers the same story, but less, than the others. Really, NO need to read (or listen) to this. The lead up to go back to the wilderness took too long, and the background music at the end of each chapter is too loud and annoying. If you skip these, then it’s just an hour long.

Apr 30, 2016

Love the voice of Peter Coyote. It might help to first read Hacket then this one. Excellent story of wilderness survival, based on the 'older' author's experiences. I felt there were many life lessons for young or old, doesn't have to be survivalist situations. I so wish Peter C read more books.


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