Spam Sandwiches

The Trap by John Smelcergrabbed my attention because of it’s cover.  Drops of blood on the snow near an animal trap led me to want to learn more about the story.  Survival stories can be quite riveting, and I was in the mood for a fast-paced and gripping read.  The story, set in Alaska among a Native American community, is beautifully told.  The grandfather’s fight for survival is excrutiating to read about because as the reader you feel his pain and frustration.  Continue reading “Spam Sandwiches”