The story of a man, a goose, and the power of nature to heal and transform the human heart. A contemporary fable that speaks to the heart of the American gun violence crisis, told through the “Goose Diary” letters of just-retired air force fighter pilot Grant Woodford, grieving the tragic death of his daughter in a school shooting while he served in Afghanistan. His letters to his daughter are interwoven with the story of Emmy Windsong, a precocious gosling hatched at the pond on Woodford’s farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. A heartwarming tale of nature at its magical best, tied to a heartbreaking account of mankind at its malevolent worst. How the V is Formed addresses timely critical issues facing America today, while exploring timeless themes of life and death, grief and healing, forgiveness and redemption—offering a fresh message of civility and compassion to a nation reeling from gun violence and divided by partisan politics.
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In the classic literary tradition of Charlotte’s Web, this is the heartwarming story of Emmy Windsong, a precocious gosling born beside a farm pond in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, experiencing nature at its magical best, exploring timeless themes of love and friendship, life and death, grieving and healing; with a transformative message of compassion, kindness, and inclusion. Suitable for readers eight and up.
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