Please recommend
   using these social sharing buttons:




  book details  


  books by Roland Cheek  



Book: Dance On the Wild Side by Roland Cheek

Book: Dance On the Wild Side by Roland Cheek

categories: Book, Love, Romance, Adventurers, Explorers, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Cooking, Relationships, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Dutch Oven Cooking, Trail Riding, Outdoor Survival, Romantic Adventure


Roland Cheek

Author Roland Cheekabout this book: The Midwest Book Review wrote: "Dance On the Wild Side is terrific reading, part true life adventure, part inspiration, and part blueprint for a life worth living." Those paragons of sainthood could not possibly have nailed it more cogently and concisely! I've read that anyone should be able to condense any book's salient features to twenty-five words or less--the reviewers at Midwest used by twenty-two.

Yet ...

Though the above review's "What" is clear, and the "When,"Where," and "Who" must surely be revealed to any casual browser, but the "Why" still seems wanting. The book is about the restlessness of the perpetrating "Who" and the fact that they kicked over the traces "When" it had not yet become fashionable for a later generation called "hippies" to opt out of a life they saw as an endless merry-go-round. The flight of the authors of "Dance On The Wild Side" from a circumscribed life led to the wildest mountains of wilderness Montana:their "Where".

Now, the only thing left for clarity's sake is "How" did they do it? Roland and Jane Cheek laid their saga out over a full 336 pages, and some of it isn't all they wished it to be: the financial crises that let her in tears, and the underlying belligerence in him that created unwonted difficulties during their pursuit of dreams. Despite the rough spots, the couple thrived by becoming a team--a team in love--a team that "Damned the torpedoes, full speed ahead".

Actually "Dance On the Wild Side" is about any couple in love, with a few years behind them, who're pursuing their dream. Their dream might be to own a taxicab in New York City, or a farm in Kansas. But if they dream together and work together and sacrifice together to achieve that dream--why, that's us!

Our locale just happened to be the most beautiful, wildest, most remote part of America.

That's what the guys and gals at Midwest Book Review said, wasn't it?

preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...

Learn more about this book

Other books by Roland Cheek (more)

YOGO (Sapphires of Yogo Series) by Roland Cheek
The Dogged and the Damned by Roland Cheek
Learn About Elk by Roland Cheek
The Silver Yoke (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
Gunnar\'s Mine (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
Lincoln County Crucible (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
Chocolate Legs by Roland Cheek

Video: Campfire Cooking Magic

This book on





More Reviews

   • Book Review: How To Cook In A Jiffy Even If You Have Never Boiled An Egg Before by Prasenjeet Kumar
   • Book Review: Barbecue for Beginners - Recipes and Techniques to Get You Started by Dave Dyer

  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed

Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.