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More Readings from One Man's Wilderness: The Journals of Richard L. Proenneke

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Richard L. Proenneke—a modern-day Henry David Thoreau—built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska, during the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of personal growth in which he spent the majority of his time strengthening his relationship with the wilderness around him. Following in the footsteps of One Man’s Wilderness, a classic book compiling some of the mountain man’s journals, More Readings from One Man’s Wilderness chronicles Proenneke’s experiences with animals, the elements, park visitors, and observations he made while hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. A master woodcraftsman, a mechanical genius, a tireless hiker with a keen eye, and a journalist, Proenneke’s life at Twin Lakes has inspired thousands of readers for decades.

Editor John Branson—a longtime friend of Proenneke’s and a park historian—ensures that Proenneke’s journals from 1974–1980 are kept entirely intact. His colloquial writing is not changed or altered, but Branson’s footnotes make his world more approachable by providing a background for names and places that may have otherwise been unknown. Any reader with a love for conservation and true-life wilderness narratives will undoubtedly admire and relish Proenneke’s tales of living in the wild.

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"Dick Proenneke may have been short in stature, but he stood mighty tall in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew him." --Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska

Synopsis:

“Dick Proenneke may have been short in stature, but he stood mighty tall in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew him.” —Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska

Synopsis:

Richard L. Proenneke—a modern-day Henry David Thoreau—built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska, during the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of personal growth in which he spent the majority of his time strengthening his relationship with the wilderness around him. Following in the footsteps of One Mans Wilderness, a classic book compiling some of the mountain mans journals, More Readings from One Mans Wilderness chronicles Proennekes experiences with animals, the elements, park visitors, and observations he made while hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. A master woodcraftsman, a mechanical genius, a tireless hiker with a keen eye, and a journalist, Proennekes life at Twin Lakes has inspired thousands of readers for decades.

Editor John Branson—a longtime friend of Proennekes and a park historian—ensures that Proennekes journals from 1974-1980 are kept entirely intact. His colloquial writing is not changed or altered, but Bransons footnotes make his world more approachable by providing a background for names and places that may have otherwise been unknown. Any reader with a love for conservation and true-life wilderness narratives will undoubtedly admire and relish Proennekes tales of living in the wild.

About the Author

John Branson is the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve historian and a longtime friend of Richard Proenneke. He lives in Port Alsworth, Alaska.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616085544
Subtitle:
The Journals of Richard L. Proenneke
Author:
Proenneke, Richard L.
Author:
Branson, Jake
Author:
Branson, John
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports Writing
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120301
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
57 color illustrations
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 6.1 in 20.96 oz

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"Synopsis" by , "Dick Proenneke may have been short in stature, but he stood mighty tall in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew him." --Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska
"Synopsis" by , “Dick Proenneke may have been short in stature, but he stood mighty tall in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew him.” —Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska
"Synopsis" by ,
Richard L. Proenneke—a modern-day Henry David Thoreau—built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska, during the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of personal growth in which he spent the majority of his time strengthening his relationship with the wilderness around him. Following in the footsteps of One Mans Wilderness, a classic book compiling some of the mountain mans journals, More Readings from One Mans Wilderness chronicles Proennekes experiences with animals, the elements, park visitors, and observations he made while hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. A master woodcraftsman, a mechanical genius, a tireless hiker with a keen eye, and a journalist, Proennekes life at Twin Lakes has inspired thousands of readers for decades.

Editor John Branson—a longtime friend of Proennekes and a park historian—ensures that Proennekes journals from 1974-1980 are kept entirely intact. His colloquial writing is not changed or altered, but Bransons footnotes make his world more approachable by providing a background for names and places that may have otherwise been unknown. Any reader with a love for conservation and true-life wilderness narratives will undoubtedly admire and relish Proennekes tales of living in the wild.

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