More Readings From One Man's Wilderness: The Journals of Richard L. Proenneke, 1974-1980

"Dinner would be served about three thirty if the chicken was tender ...Mashed potatoes and brown gravy, noodles & dumplings. Sourdough biscuits and honey. Jello and hot chocolate later. By the time I had finished I was uncomfortable. My birds knew it was Christmas and came for many helpings of hotcake." - December 25, 1974

man sitting on a mountaintop, looking out at other snowy mountains

Richard Proenneke enjoying a mountaintop view.

Edited by John B. Branson
Historian, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

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wooden round, cut from a tree, with a wooden spoon hanging from it and the words "Twin Lakes Champion Sourdough Biscuits and Beans" written on it

Table of Contents & Introduction
Chapter 1: 1974 Twin Lakes Background
Chapter 2: 1975 Flight & Tragedy
Chapter 3: 1976 A Close Call
Chapter 4: 1977 Rehab & Restoration
Chapter 5: 1978 Master and Ambassador of Twin Lakes
Chapter 6: 1979 Changes in the Air
Bibliography & Index

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