One man's wilderness: an Alaskan odyssey

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Alaska Northwest Books,
Pub. Date:
1999.
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English
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This best-selling memoir from Richard Proenneke'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. To live in a pristine land unchanged by man . . . to roam a wilderness through which few other humans has passed . . . to choose an idyllic site, cut trees by hand, and build a log cabin. . . to be self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available...to be not at odds with the world, but content with one's own thoughts, dreams and company. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them. This book is a moving account of the day-to-day explorations and activities Dick carried out alone....alone in the wilderness...and the constant chain of nature's events that kept him company.
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subject_facet Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- Twin Lakes Region (Kodiak Island)
Pioneers -- Alaska -- Twin Lakes Region (Kodiak Island) -- Diaries
Proenneke, Richard -- Diaries
Twin Lakes Region (Kodiak Island, Alaska) -- Description and travel
Twin Lakes Region (Kodiak Island, Alaska) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness survival -- Alaska -- Twin Lakes Region (Kodiak Island)
title_display One man's wilderness : an Alaskan odyssey
title_full One man's wilderness : an Alaskan odyssey / by Sam Keith ; from the journals and photographs of Richard Proenneke
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Frontier and pioneer life
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Wilderness survival