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The Revenant by Michael Punke
  

The Revenant

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Based on a true story, The Revenant is an epic tale of revenge set in the Rocky Mountains and soon to be a major motion picture, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. A remarkable tale of obsession and the lengths that one man will go to for retribution.

The film adaptation, starring Leonardo DiCaprio won numerous BAFTA's in Feb 16 and is shortlisted for a number of Oscars too. Click below to view the trailer.

Synopsis

The Revenant by Michael Punke

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE MOVIE The novel that inspired Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's epic new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. BLOOD LOST. LIFE FOUND.

Rocky Mountains, 1823 The trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life.

Hugh Glass isn't afraid to die. He's done it once already. Rocky Mountains, 1823 When expert tracker Glass is viciously mauled by a bear, death seems inevitable. The two men ordered to remain with him until he dies flee, stripping him of his rifle and hatchet and leaving him to die alone. But soon a grim, horribly scarred figure is seen wandering, asking after two men, one with a gun that seems too good for him...The Revenant is a remarkable tale of obsession and the lengths that one man will go to for retribution.

Reviews

'A spellbinding tale of heroism and obsessive retribution'
Publishers Weekly

'A superb revenge story'
Washington Post

About the Author

Michael Punke serves as the U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He has also served on the White House National Security Council staff and on Capitol Hill. He was formerly the history correspondent for Montana Quarterly and an adjunct professor at the University of Montana. He is the author of Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917, and Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West. His family home is in Montana.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th December 2015

Author

Michael Punke

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Publisher

The Borough Press an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Books for the Boys
Literary Fiction
Books Behind TV & Film
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Historical adventure

ISBN

9780008124021

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