Why not pick up a copy of my second novel, POUNDERS?
POUNDERS tells the story of a pair of brothers who venture into the wilderness of northern Canada for what the BBC has called one of the toughest jobs on the planet. To write it, I drew on a decade of summers spent in the world of industrial reforestation, bringing you a visceral tale of love, loss, and hand-planted trees.
Here are some of the things reviewers are saying about POUNDERS on amazon:
"In 'Pounders' Josh captures the essence of the tree planting experience... He does it with self-deprecating humor and a beauty of language that is a joy to read..."
"Nine summers in planting camps have left me permanently scarred with nostalgia for the competing simplicity and complexity of life in the world of treeplanting a decade or so ago, and a desire for a greater presence in arts and literature to dive into the rich humus of relationships forged amidst the hardship and wildness of it all. Josh Barkey has done that with Pounders..."
Click HERE to browse the first few pages on amazon.com, and HERE to pick a copy up on amazon in Canada.