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Saint Lucy of the Cowboys M.K. Long

Saint Lucy of the Cowboys

M.K. Long

Published June 16th 2014
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Kindle Edition
220 pages
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Saint Lucy of the Cowboys is a literary survival tale of one man’s struggles with Nature—and himself.It‘s also the story of two friends—Justin, a citified attorney with no wilderness experience, and Bean, an experienced outdoorsman who makes hisMoreSaint Lucy of the Cowboys is a literary survival tale of one man’s struggles with Nature—and himself.It‘s also the story of two friends—Justin, a citified attorney with no wilderness experience, and Bean, an experienced outdoorsman who makes his living as a wilderness surveyor for the US Forest Service. Bean, wanting to help Justin temporarily escape from the relentless pressures of his job and his disintegrating marriage, suggests a backpacking trip into the Navarro River Wilderness Area. But when an accident leaves Bean incapacitated, the men’s survival is left in Justin’s inexperienced hands.To get help for Bean, Justin must attempt the treacherous journey out of the gorge alone. As he seeks passage through its perilous narrows, he unknowingly follows an ancient path long ago traveled by a Mexican vaquero with his own injured son.And again, as she had so many years before, the mystical Saint Lucy offers her guidance and her gift: the ability to see where others cannot.A thrilling adventure tale and a story of courage and friendship, Saint Lucy of the Cowboys is layered with insights into the nature of Nature and the human condition, adding a weight to this suspense novel that will be hard to forget.