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Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier - Tom Kizzia
Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
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Tom Kizzia,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Crown Publishing Group on 07-16-2013
Tom Kizzia,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Crown Publishing Group on 07-16-2013
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307587824 (0307587827)
ASIN: 307587827
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Skulls and Coffee
Skulls and Coffee rated it
3.0 Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
The writing is fantastic, the story an old one, and the book is a quick read.Homeschooling, fundamentalist Christian Robert Hale aka Papa Pilgrim takes his family off to New Mexico. There he builds a cabin, tends sheep and goats, steals as needed, and beats his family. After the town and neighbors t...
Skulls and Coffee
Skulls and Coffee rated it
3.0 Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
The writing is fantastic, the story an old one, and the book is a quick read.Homeschooling, fundamentalist Christian Robert Hale aka Papa Pilgrim takes his family off to New Mexico. There he builds a cabin, tends sheep and goats, steals as needed, and beats his family. After the town and neighbors t...
snoylna
snoylna rated it
Just couldn't get into the writing. I decided to look up news stories about the family instead.
Books, You Guys!
Books, You Guys! rated it
4.0
This is a good one. A really fascinating look into not just the Pilgrim family, but the history and land politics of frontier Alaska. Kizzia is a thoughtful and compassionate storyteller, and makes the reader feel the plight of the Pilgrim children without ever veering into luridness or exploitation...
River City Reading
River City Reading rated it
4.0
Blogged at River City Reading:Tom Kizzia's forthcoming book, Pilgrim's Wilderness: A Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier, recounts the story of Papa Pilgrim, who set up an ideal Christian homestead with his wife and fifteen children in the small town of McCarthy, Alaska. Initially welc...
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