"I pitched my tent where Henry David Thoreau, on July 28, 1857, pitched his.
I felt teary doing it." p.72
Summary from the back cover..."From the day Jonathan Cobb and Mary Fury meet on the banks of Maine's Allagash River, they approach life with the same adventurous spirit with which they conquer the river's treacherous rapids. But rivers do not let go so easily. And so for them, the life they love demands equally that they confront the most difficult of choices....."