Wilderness; A Journal Of Quiet Adventure In Alaska

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Rockwell Kent

Narrated By: David Wales

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 4 hours 43 minutes


The illustrator and author Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)wrote and illustrated this description of a trip to Alaska with his eldest son. Though an audiobook listener cannot, of course, see Kent's illustrations, the artist's eye is evident throughout the text.

Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska — Memoir of the fall and winter of 1918/19 painting and exploring with his eldest son – also Rockwell – on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay, Alaska (1920). (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)


  • Dustin C

    "Quiet" being the operative word. Wales' subdued narration of Kent's journal entries is Walden's equal in terms expressing the physicalities required of (provisioned) self-sufficiency, without the philosophical musings. Even for a lover of frontier stories, this one rang dull to me.

Wilderness; A Journal Of Quiet Adventure In Alaska

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