Alone in the Wilderness, Paperback Book

Alone in the Wilderness Paperback


The story of a man who achieved what thousands only dream of.

He abandoned the pressures of life as a journalist in noisy, overcrowded cities and exchanged it for self-sufficiency, solitude and a new purpose.

After finding a remote plot of land among trees, rocks and cliffs along the coastline in British Columbia, he moved in with boat, typewriter and tent to start a new life.

How he eventually built his log cabin, learned to live off the sea, adjusted to the hardest taskmaster of all - nature - fought loneliness and became inevitably drawn to a greater spiritual understanding of his remote environment is an inspiring story.

His adventures with bald eagles, a cheeky raccoon, a lame seagull, killer whales and other creatures are as informative as they are captivating.

Three extraordinary characters enhanced his experiences: Ed Louette, a skilled backwoods carpenter; Pappy Tihoni, a Scots-Indian of uncanny animal sense who guided him on his most dangerous but fulfilling expedition into the mountains; and wild dog Booto, who scratched at his cabin door when loneliness threatened to overwhelm.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages, colour illustrations, portraits
  • Publisher: Whittles Publishing
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  • Category: Biography: general
  • ISBN: 9781870325141



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