- 2017 INDIES Winner
- Bronze, Adventure & Recreation (Adult Nonfiction)
As a scientist, Lou Marincovich documented faunal and climate changes in the Arctic, work that resulted in many perilous adventures—including killing a charging grizzly with his only bullet. Over the years, these adventures produced surprising and profound spiritual experiences—one of which was finding his soulmate. This is a unique story of youthful yearning, high adventure, moral lapses, scientific discovery and love.