At what cost truth?
Gharrett Graywood’s son is slowly wasting away, mentally and physically, and no one knows why. Devoted to Bobby, especially since Gharrett’s wife walked out on them when the boy was only a year, the father desperately searches for the cause of the mysterious illness. When a special woman walks into Gharrett’s life, she brings much-needed joy—and clues about the boy’s disease.
Set against the harsh background of Alaska’s wilderness, Spirit Made Smaller by Phillip Douglas travels far—from an exposé of the lofty authority of science to explorations of a life well-lived to an exploding ending that forces us to ask the ultimate question: Is the world better for our having lived?