The Mountain Can Wait
Set in a stunning but scarred Canadian landscape, THE MOUNTAIN CAN WAIT is a story of fathers and sons and the heartache they cause each other, in the tradition of Annie Proulx.
Tom Berry has always been a loner, a man content to live out his days in the wilderness with just enough ammunition and kerosene to last out the winter. A single father, he has raised his children with the same quiet and absolute dedication he brings to his forestry business, but now he’s discovering that might not have been enough.
When his son, Curtis, on the brink of adulthood, disappears after a tragic accident, it falls to Tom, the hunter, to track him down. Whether he can truly reach Curtis is another matter.
Published on May 7, 2015
‘A tragedy about a silent father and a wounded son… rigorous beauty’
New York Times
‘The heart of this story is the love between father and son, and the backdrop is spectacular; Leipciger’s descriptions of the scenery are splendid and intensely evocative’