The Revenant

The Revenant by Michael Punke

Based on the true life experience of Hugh Glass, an American Fur Trapper and Frontiersmen during the first third of the 19th century; The Revenant is tells of a bear attack that Glass survived earning him the title of Revenant (a person who has returned, particularly from the dead) and how an injured Glass, after being abandoned by his comrades, made his way through icy terrain and dangerous territory in order to return home.

The book has been made into a movie starring Leonardio Dicaprio and Tom Hardy, and is due for release in early 2016.