A homeless man adopts a dog while traveling across the country to keep a date with destiny.
When Sam Sampson finds Charlie, the only survivor of a train wreck other than himself, he takes the dog with him as he escapes the wilderness where he is stranded. Together they struggle to survive the wilderness and civilization as they meet people who are either friendly or hostile to them.
They journey from the rugged Rocky Mountains to the lush green of the Appalachians forming a unique bond between man and dog.
Rated G: Recommended for all ages
Paperback; 209 pages