A National Award Winning Book
Bringing Jon Home was awarded Silver Finalist, for inspirational writing, by the Midwest Publisher’s Association.
Earned National Finalist, memoir category, from The National Indie Excellence Awards.
A Riveting Read” – Mary Ann Grossmann,Book Review, St. Paul Pioneer Press.
“An Excellent, Compelling Story. Every parent should read…especially fathers.” - Midwest Publisher’s Association.
Foreword by Patty Wetterling, Child Safety Advocate.
“David captures brilliantly the many stages of the search, of their grief and of their process of remembering. If there was a person or a resource
to help anywhere…this amazing family found it and now offer that knowledge to others.
This is an amazing story of love and commitment honoring the promise that we make to our children. ‘I’ll always be here for you.’
They did it. They brought Jon home.
I wish I had met Jon. This book allows me to meet him and live my life a little deeper because of knowing him. Thank you, David.”
Hundreds have been moved and inspired by this national award winning memoir:
- Meet Jon Francis and be inspired by his life and legacy.
- Follow the year-long, unprecedented and relentless search for Jon in the Idaho Mountains.
- Learn about “America’s Silent Mass Disaster”- Over 140,000 missing persons in the U.S. who have never been found.
“Your book is beautifully structured and written, each word glowing with sorrow and faith and love, a father's true testament of his son.”
- The Reverend Dr. Alla Bozarth, Author of Life is Goodbye, Life is Hello.
"Bringing Jon Home--a real page-turner, David, you've done a remarkable thing for Jon's legacy by not only capturing his giving, involved life, but offering his story as inspiration for other families...” — Kevin Giles, Writer, Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Jon’s memoir will benefit the mission of the Jon Francis Foundation and our work on behalf of wilderness safety and missing adults.
Author Signed Copies are available at bringingjonhome.com