Call of the American Wild

A Tenderfoot's Escape to Alaska
Product Number: EB00743139
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510701939
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

"The spirited account of how a Scottish newspaper sales executive built and lived in a log cabin in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness . . . Engaging" (Kirkus Reviews). A man, an axe, and a dog named Fuzzy . . . let the adventure begin! Trapped in a job he hated and up to his neck in debt, Guy Grieve's life was going nowhere. But with a stroke of luck, his dream of escaping it all to live in the remote Alaskan tundra suddenly came true. Miles from the nearest human being and armed with only the most basic equipment, Guy built a log cabin from scratch and began carving a life for himself through fishing, hunting, and diligently avoiding bears. Packed with adventure, humor, and insight, this is the gripping story of an ordinary man learning the ways of the wild. "Captures Grieve's maverick adventure, and has an energy and pace to it, a compelling, rushing quality, like a dog sled chasing through the snowscape." —The Scotsman "A wild adventure." —The Independent "Hilarious." —The Daily Mail "Riveting, well-written, amusing, and sometimes deeply affecting." —The Glasgow Herald

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Author(s): Guy Grieve
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2015

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