BEN GIVENS is a highly regarded and retired physician. He lives in Seattle.. He has lost his wife.
His daughter has a family of her own. His hunting dogs are old and near their end….and Ben is dying from cancer.
His outlook is grim, he lacks purpose.
His journey East Of The Mountains takes him back to his youth and where he has determined his death should be.
The journey becomes an affirmation of the value of his life through the people he meets along the way…..