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In the Heart of the Canyon

by Elisabeth Hyde

In the Heart of the Canyon Synopsis

The temperature is over 100. The rapids are some of the largest in North America. Water levels are rising. And JT Maroney, veteran river guide, is leading his 125th trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. For the next two weeks, his 13 passengers - strangers, mostly - will paddle, row, swim, ride the rapids, eat gourmet meals, sleep under the stars, and learn a lot about geology. They'll learn a lot about each other, too - perhaps more than they want to know. Allegiances form, and likewise dissolve, in the course of an afternoon. JT's decision on the first day to adopt a stray dog further complicates the group dynamics, leading to a series of fateful mishaps, one of which will alter the course of many lives.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230772298
Publication date: 23rd May 2013
Author: Elisabeth Hyde
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Elisabeth Hyde

Elisabeth Hyde is the author of four previous novels, including the top ten bestselling The Abortionist's Daughter. Born and raised in New Hampshire, she has since lived in Vermont, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Seattle. In 1979 she received her law degree and practiced briefly with the U.S. Department of Justice. She teaches creative writing and currently lives with her husband and three children in Boulder, Colorado, where she is currently at work on her fifth novel.

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