One Man's Wilderness, 50th Anniversary Edition: An Alaskan Odyssey Richard Louis Proenneke

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

Author: Richard Louis Proenneke
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Book Title
One Man's Wilderness, 50th Anniversary Edition: An Alaskan Odyssey
Author
Richard Louis Proenneke
ISBN
9781513261645
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 man...to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed...to choose an idyllic site, cut trees, 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 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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Richard Louis Proenneke, Sam KeithPublisher: Alaska Northwest BooksPublished: 09/11/2018ISBN: 9781513261645Pages: 272Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d

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 man...to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed...to choose an idyllic site, cut trees, 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 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.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Richard Louis Proenneke, Sam Keith
Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books
Published: 09/11/2018
ISBN: 9781513261645
Pages: 272
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d

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 man...to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed...to choose an idyllic site, cut trees, 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 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.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Richard Louis Proenneke, Sam Keith
Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books
Published: 09/11/2018
ISBN: 9781513261645
Pages: 272
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d