Publish date: May 18th 2010
Edition language: English
Excellent account of a guy walking in the wilderness of Alaska. including his terrifying experience of meeting a bear
Love the travel aspect but as the book moves along it delves rather uncomfortably into the author's belly button. He wool-gathers and ponders on the meaning of life as birds become souls and a prayer rag is as a tap on the shoulder. blurb - In recent times, people he has known have died and his clos...
Schooler weaves his somber, solitary journey through midlife crisis with rollicking stories from the history of Southeastern Alaska. Tsunamis, native legends, and the shifting of the landscape all have parts to play. Reminiscent of Bill Bryson, but without the humor. Overall I came away with a di...
Great stories of a fascinating area. I've been fixated on this coast since reading Jim King's book, and want to get there someday. What is very surprising is that the stories of shipwrecks and other accidents there are things I had heard so little of. I had only heard something vague about the eart...
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