Make it shorter by about half. To me, it was necessary to describe every meeting he had during the years he was hiding from his death sentence. It was too much of almost the same things over and over again. A thick book does not make a better book.
Possibly. I think he is very gifted with words. I would not listen to anything that had to do with his personal struggle that was going to be described day-by-day and almost minute-by-minute.
Not sure but if I had a favorite part it would have been in the first book.
I was definitely convinced to not write about the Taliban but to learn all that I could about the religious based system that had the power to basically ruin years of his life.
Yes. It was informative about the one-minded outdoors fanatic who is going to do extreme things like kayak an unpredictably wild river or climb the highest mountain.
I enjoyed the human interactions that were described. There could have been more concerning the challenges on the water but being written by an observer who was not in a kayak even that part was well done.
I enjoyed most the descriptions of the guys on the water in their kayaks.
No. I enjoy tasting a book over time rather than gulping in a short burst.
Peter Heller is a good writer. I will look for other books and they will not need to be an audible book.
It depends on which ones. My wife is not interested in reading about shooting others to live. It may happen but she refuses to read such stories. However, I have guy friends who are glad that I told them about this book. Almost all of them will read instead of listen to it. It was a reasonably well written story that has lots of adventure and action on a steady basis.
It was a story about a decent guy who had an extremely tough life because of the drastic events of earlier days and his only true friend just might have been his dog.
The reading of the story was done with the right amount of emotion and compassion. I could understand almost every word without high volume.
The main man who owned the dog. He was the reason for the story. He was strange at times like sleeping outside every night in Colorado without any shelter. Come on. With all the tools, materials available, and construction that was completed in the book lots of possible options come to mind without being stuck in a standard house.
I have since listened to another book by this author, "Hell or High Water". I enjoyed this book also but in my opinion The Dog Stars was better.
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