Fast Into the Night
By Debbie Clarke Moderow; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 320 pages; to be published Feb. 2; $25
The blurb: At age 47, a mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your average Iditarod musher, but that’s what she decided to do. But less than 200 miles from the finish line of the 2003 race from Willow to Nome, her dogs decided they didn’t want to run anymore. After all her preparation, after all the careful management of her team, and after their running so well for more than a week, the huskies balked. But the sting of not completing the race after coming so far was nothing compared to the disappointment Moderow felt in having lost touch with her dogs.
“Fast Into the Night” is the gripping story of Moderow’s journeys along the Iditarod Trail with her team of spunky huskies: Taiga and Su, Piney and Creek, Nacho and Zeppy, Juliet and the