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ONE MAN'S WILDERNESS: AN ALASKAN ODYSSEY Richard Proenneke and Sam Keith 2010 Softcover Fine
By Keith, Sam and Richard Proenneke
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Alaska, 2010. 223 pages, color photos. Softcover. Fine. 

This best-selling memoir from Richard Proenneke's journals and with first hand 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 a 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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