F howl at the white moonAlthough written in third person the writing style of this novel is as if the main character himself a man you will come to respect wrote the words It reads like a memoir of sorts The rhythm of the writing is like a melodic mountain stream that fills all the nooks and crannies of its bed with sparkling fresh water The author has a way of weaving his words into subtle messages that you will want to read again and again ust for their profound beauty It is a character driven not plot driven book The character development is so very deep that you can t help but feel like these are all people you have known for a very long time shared some laughs with cried some tears with and if you haven t you willThe book is exceptionally well written with insightful meaningful prose There is philosophical banter but this is a light fun easy read It will remind you that after you mature to become someone else you still are who you were only changed This is a book I highly recommend5 of 5 Stars. Is a character driven story set in Kamloops British Columbia Seen through the eyes of the both the poetsongwriter and the twenty year old student it takes a light hearted approach to the philosophies and realities of days past and present Containing serious interviews and wonderfully off the wall dialogue White Wolf Moon proves that sixty like the Sixties is ust a state of min.
In White Wolf Moon Mike Grant writes a novel filled with emotion He spans decades of life music and love in this novel As a reader I fell in love with the characters their strengths and weaknesses I laughed sang and cried right along with them A good read for all It is rare to find a contemporary book that can speak elouently to a span of generations and build bridges This book does Peter Michaelson a sixty year old photographer has hidden Evan Morris musician and poet away out in the country on the Thompson River in Kamloops British Columbia Canada Jennifer MacAvoy a twenty year old university student has an assignment that involves finding and getting to know him He doesn t make it easy for her eitherJennifer meets the man and his wolf but his initial reaction to having been discovered by her is not warm She persists and finds his home and gets invited by his wife to stay a while Meanwhile a terrible tragedy occurs in Evan s circle of old friends which brings the girl spiritually closer to Evan. Jennifer MacAvoy was about to rip the lid off a secret a secret that Evan Morris had buried forty years earlier The ournalism student needed one last assignment to complete her studies and this interview with the sixties poetsongwriter would prove to be the ultimate challenge Evan had departed the music scene almost as uickly as he had arrived and she wanted to know why At firs.
His wife and their friends as she uncovers the secrets of their Haight Ashbury pastThe tragedy also brings the circle of friends which includes Jennifer s mother a former girlfriend of Evans together again after forty years The characters all have their own brand of humor which the author sprinkles throughout the pages spicing a rich and savory read Admittedly some of the Arabian Challenge jokes might be lost on someone not familiar with the era or the music of the times but there is enough general humor to keep anyone laughingThere is a lot that Jennifer learns about the man butust as much that she learns about herself It is as much about understanding the present as about understanding the past Evan Morris truly lives through Grant who gives him a genuine soul Ginn the wolf not so very different Everywhere Evan takes you on his ourney through time is described by Grant with such precision that you can smell the coffee see the sparks of the fire swirl into the night sky on that beach by the river and hear the wol. T terrified by his demeanor a determined Jennifer gradually peels away the fa ade By sifting through his philosophical banter she unravels his story only to discover that indirectly she is a part of his secret With her research now overshadowed by a personal ourney Jenn copes with the unnerving realization that she herself has been drawn into his world and heart White Wolf Moon.