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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Richard Proenneke, Sam Keith

Narrated By: Norman Dietz

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: September 2010

Duration: 7 hours 0 minutes


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 Richard 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 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.


  • Karl R

    Very good book to read rather listen too

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