One Man's Wilderness, 50th Anniversary Edition

One Man's Wilderness, 50th Anniversary Edition An Alaskan Odyssey

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Publisher's Synopsis

Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of when Dick Proenneke first broke ground and made his mark in the Alaskan wilds in 1968, this bestselling memoir features an all-new foreword by Nick Offerman plus color photographs not seen in print for over 20 years.

To live in a pristine land unchanged by roam a wilderness through which few other humans have choose an idyllic site, cut trees, and build a log be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials be not at odds with the world, but content with one's own thoughts and company...

Thousands have had such dreams, but Dick Proenneke lived them. He found a place, built a cabin, and stayed to become part of the country. One Man's Wilderness is a simple account of the day-to-day explorations and activities he carried out alone, and the constant chain of nature's events that kept him company. From Dick's journals, and with firsthand knowledge of his subject and the setting, Sam Keith has woven a tribute to a man who carved his masterpiece out of the beyond.

Book information

ISBN: 9781513261645
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Imprint: Alaska Northwest Books
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 438g
Height: 141mm
Width: 209mm
Spine width: 18mm