Publishers Weekly, describes The Carry Home as “a memoir that doubles as an intensely personal, sweet, and melancholy love song to his lost beloved and to the wild places of America. As in the best nature writing, the human experience becomes infinitesimally small and yet paramount, the “mythical shining through the mundane.” Full review from Publishers Weekly here.
Kirkus Reviews calls it “A sprawling, lovely, nourishing tonic for all those who dip into it.” Full review from Kirkus here.
Big Sky Journal says The Carry Home is “a celebration of the healing power of wilderness.” Full review from Big Sky Journal here.
The LA Times raves, “The Carry Home: Lessons From the American Wilderness, is a big-hearted, soul-searching memoir about grief and ritual and identity.” Full review from LA Times here.
Canoe & Kayak describes The Carry Home as, “Ferguson’s haunting, deeply personal account of tragedy, grief and recovery.” Full review from Canoe & Kayak here.