The Stranger in the Woods: The extraordinary story of the last true hermit by Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods: The extraordinary story of the last true hermit

Michael Finkel

nonfiction biography memoir adventurous informative reflective slow-paced

224 pages | first published 2017

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Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality--not out of anger at the world, but simply because...
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reflective 73%
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tense 6%

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