By John Branson
“Dick Proenneke could have been brief in stature, yet he stood robust tall within the hearts and minds of all people who knew him.” —Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska
Richard L. Proenneke—a modern day Henry David Thoreau—built a cabin in dual Lakes, Alaska, through the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of private progress during which he spent nearly all of his time strengthening his courting with the desolate tract round him. Following within the footsteps of One Man’s Wilderness, a vintage publication compiling many of the mountain man’s journals, More Readings from One Man’s Wilderness chronicles Proenneke’s studies with animals, the weather, park viewers, and observations he made whereas climbing in Lake Clark nationwide Park and look after. A grasp woodcraftsman, a mechanical genius, a tireless hiker with a prepared eye, and a journalist, Proenneke’s existence at dual Lakes has encouraged hundreds of thousands of readers for decades.
Editor John Branson—a longtime good friend of Proenneke’s and a park historian—ensures that Proenneke’s journals from 1974–1980 are stored solely intact. His colloquial writing isn't replaced or altered, yet Branson’s footnotes make his international extra approachable via delivering a historical past for names and locations that could have differently been unknown. Any reader with a love for conservation and true-life barren region narratives will unquestionably recognize and savor Proenneke’s stories of dwelling within the wild. fifty seven colour illustrations
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