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Coming in May, 2018:

The Balance Point

A Missing Link in Human Consciousness

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The Balance Point is a story of a search for something so mysterious that the main character doesn't even know what it is, or how to recognize it if he finds it. It touches on science, mathematics, economics, religion, and spirituality, in a manner that is both illuminating and disturbing.

Based on actual occurrences and factual scientific and environmental information, The Balance Point weaves a compelling adventure story into an ominous tapestry of planetary degradation. Jonathan is reluctantly goaded into satisfying the conditions of his deceased Aunt's cryptic Last Will, sending him on a puzzling journey to perplexing destinations. What he finds is worrisome, yet hopeful: something has gone missing in our collective human consciousness.

The timely message takes a critical subject and handles it in a clever way. This is an uncommonly provocative educational and spiritual journey which ingeniously captivates the reader from the beginning. The story is so engrossing and the author's writing style so light and breezy that only after finishing the book will it hit the reader just how much information had been conveyed. The Balance Point is intriguing and suspenseful; all in all, a fascinating read.

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The Balance Point
A Missing Link in Human Consciousness

Copyright 2018 by Joseph C. Jenkins. All rights reserved.

ISBN-13: 978-0-9644258-6-6
Library of Congress Control Number: 2017919733

Published by Joseph Jenkins Inc.
143 Forest Ln, Grove City, PA 16127 USA
Ph: 814-786-9085, Fax: 814-786-8209

Distributed by Chelsea Green Publishing, Inc.
85 North Main Street, Suite 120, White River Junction, VT 05001
Ph: 802-295-6300; Fax: 802-295-6444; Orders: 800-639-4099

This book is based on actual occurrences, although some characters, chronologies, and details are rearranged and/or fictionalized for literary purposes. Names of the individuals in this book have been changed to protect privacy. All the scientific and environmental data is factual.

Cover and book design: Elena Reznikova,

Cover credits: Polar bear on ice: Mike Kiev / iStockPhoto

Moon, Rasica / iStockPhoto

Proofreading: Eileen M. Clawson and Joseph J. Jenkins

Special thanks to Claire M. Anderson

Printed in the USA on 100% post-consumer Forest Stewardship Council certified recycled paper.

Other books by Joseph Jenkins:

The Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, by Joseph Jenkins

GOLD WINNER: 2017 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards

FIRST PLACE: 2017 Independent Press Awards

BRONZE MEDALIST: 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards

FINALIST: 2017 National Indie Excellence Awards

FINALIST: 2017 Foreword Magazine Indie Book of the Year Awards

FINALIST: 2016 Beverly Hills Book Awards

RUNNER UP: 2016 New England Book Festival

HONORABLE MENTION: 2016 Great Midwest Book Festival

HONORABLE MENTION: The Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Reference category 2017

HONORABLE MENTION: 2017 New York Book Festival

The Humanure Handbook - A Guide to Composting Human Manure, 3rd edition, by Joseph Jenkins


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