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First Wilderness: My Quest in the Territory of Alaska

by Sam Keith

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"Sam Keith followed his dream to Alaska where he met Dick Proenneke. He was searching for adventure and acceptance, and found it hunting and fishing with Dick and other colorful characters who shared a love of outdoors, hard work, and self-reliance. His experiences--harrowing, funny, fascinating--are detailed in this memoir"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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What a fantastic book! It will leave you hungering for your own Alaska adventure.
The author is best known for his book chronicling another Alaskan pioneer, Dick Proennecke (One Man's Wilderness).
In this book he writes about his own Alaskan obsession, his journey there to work at any job he could find, his hunting and fishing adventures, and the beginning of his friendship with Proennecke.
His descriptions of the Alaskan back country, the characters that he meets and works with, his own great relationship with his own family, and his inner feelings, will all leave you feeling that you are there with him!
A memoir of a time that is probably lost forever, and of the adventures we might have had if we had only had the courage to follow his lead.
Outstanding! ( )
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"Sam Keith followed his dream to Alaska where he met Dick Proenneke. He was searching for adventure and acceptance, and found it hunting and fishing with Dick and other colorful characters who shared a love of outdoors, hard work, and self-reliance. His experiences--harrowing, funny, fascinating--are detailed in this memoir"--Provided by publisher.

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Graphic Arts Books

3 editions of this book were published by Graphic Arts Books.

Editions: 194182109X, 1941821340, 1513261657

Alaska Northwest Books

3 editions of this book were published by Alaska Northwest Books.

Editions: 194182109X, 1941821340, 1513261657

West Margin Press

3 editions of this book were published by West Margin Press.

Editions: 194182109X, 1513261657, 1513261835

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