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More readings from One Man's Wilderness [electronic resource] : the journals of Richard L. Proenneke, 1974-1980 /
John Branson, editor.
imprint
[Port Alsworth, Alaska] : Lake Clark National Park and Preserve ; [Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2005]
description
xxiv, 472 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
ISBN
0160729947, 9780160729942
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
[Port Alsworth, Alaska] : Lake Clark National Park and Preserve ; [Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2005]
isbn
0160729947
9780160729942
contents note
1974: Twin Lakes background - Port Alsworth connections -- 1975: Flight and tragedy -- 1976: A close call -- 1977: Rehab and restoration at Twin Lakes -- 1978: Master and ambassador of Twin Lakes -- 1979: Changes in the air -- 1980: On top of his game.
general note
Title from title screen (viewed on May 20, 2009).
catalogue key
9673111
technical details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 468-470) and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
The journals of Richard "Dick" Proenneke are now available in an edited and annotated volume covering the years 1974 through 1980. The nation first became aware of the remarkable life of Dick Proenneke with the publication of One Man's Wilderness in 1973. Master of woodcraft and camp craft, keen observer of the natural world, mechanical genius, tireless hiker and journalisx, for 30 years Proennek lived a storied existense in a small log cabin her built in the Alaska wilderness. Proenneke was an active yet reluctant participant in the epic struggle to protect some of Alaska's wild lands for future generations of Americans.
Table of Contents
Map of Lake Clark National Park and Preservep. xxiv
Map of Twin Lakes Area and Surrounding Landmarksp. 224
Acknowledgementsp. vi
Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. x
Editorial Principlesp. xii
Richard Louis Proennekep. xiii
1974: Twin Lakes Background - Port Alsworth Connectionsp. 1
1975: Flight and Tragedyp. 65
1976: A Close Callp. 161
1977: Rehab and Restoration at Twin Lakesp. 187
1978: Master and Ambassador of Twin Lakesp. 247
1979: Changes in the Airp. 333
1980: On Top of His Gamep. 411
Bibliographyp. 468
Indexp. 471
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