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By Kirk Landers

ISBN-10: 1613739915

ISBN-13: 9781613739914

I wish you get drafted, i am hoping you visit Vietnam, i am hoping you get shot, and that i wish you die there. Those phrases, spoken within the anger of teenybopper, marked the tip of the torrid Nineteen Sixties university romance of Annette DuBose and Gabe Pender. She might marry a fellow antiwar activist and turn out immigrating to Canada. He may struggle in Vietnam and are available domestic to construct an American dream form of life—a nice profession, a trophy spouse, and a lifetime of wealth and privilege. 40 years later, they've got reconnected and chanced on a shared ardour: solo canoeing in Ontario's uncooked Quetico desert. They choose to meet back to get stuck up on outdated occasions, yet now not in a restaurant or espresso shop—they conform to meet on an island deep within the Quetico wilds. even though they struggle to manage their expectancies for the rendezvous, they either procedure the island with a turning out to be consciousness of the emotional void of their lives and beauty how assorted every little thing could have been in the event that they had spent their lives jointly. they need to triumph over demanding situations simply to succeed in the island, then stumble upon the best demanding situations of all—each different, and a climate occasion for the a while. Alone at the Shield is a narrative in regards to the Vietnam conflict and the issues that attach us. it's the tale of getting older child Boomers, of the infrequent sorts of those that paddle by myself into the barren region, and of the type of experience that comes basically to the daring and the brave.

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