A Treasured Rifle Passed Down Through Generations Is The Cause Of A Tragic Accident In This Timely Tale With Subtle Mastery And Precision, This Tough, Thought Provoking Novel Challenges The Idea That Firearms Don T Become Instruments Of Destruction And Murder Until They Are Placed In Human Hands Each Book Includes A Reader S Guide
Although he was never a dedicated student, Paulsen developed a passion for reading at an early age After a librarian gave him a book to read along with his own library card he was hooked He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another Running away from home at the age of 14 and traveling with a carnival, Paulsen acquired a taste for adventure A youthful summer of rigorous chores on a farm jobs as an engineer, construction worker, ranch hand, truck driver, and sailor and two rounds of the 1,180 mile Alaskan dog sled race, the Iditarod have provided ample material from which he creates his stories.Paulsen and his wife, Ruth Wright Paulsen, an artist who has illustrated several of his books, divide their time between a home in New Mexico and a boat in the Pacific.
- 108 pages
- The Rifle
- Gary Paulsen
- 14 April 2019 Gary Paulsen