Naked in the Woods: Joseph Knowles and the Legacy of Frontier Fakery
Da Capo Press, 2007 - 352 страници
Joseph Knowles was a forty-five-year-old part-time painter, ex-Navy man, friend of the Sioux, and onetime hunting guide who stepped-nearly naked-into the woods to live off the land and his own devices. From 1913 to 1916, Knowles's dispatches to the world-alternating accounts of bear clubbing and quiet contemplation, written in charcoal on pieces of birch bark-set off major newspaper wars, exploiting readers' fears of modernization. Did Knowles really survive for months at a time in the untamed wilderness without any aid, and why is the answer still so vital to the American psyche? Part adventure story, part cultural investigation, Naked in the Woods reveals a whole new dimension of our natural history.
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The family moved back to Wilton , taking with it “ the boy who had given Lewiston its biggest sensation in years . " The young Knowles carried a meager lunch of cornbread and sowbelly to school in a lard pail .
An Englishman , Seton had migrated with his family to northern Ontario as a young boy in 1866 and there became absorbed by Native American traditions and respect for nature . Determined to pass along these “ woodcraft ” lessons to his ...
The Blue Book of the Screen also describes the young Elaine as something of a rebel . “ Born with a decided theatrical “ pull , ' the young lady refused to use it , preferring to make her own way up the ladder of fame .
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An absorbing tale of one man's retreat into the Maine woods, padded with a healthy history of the back-to-nature movement.E, the Environmental Magazine editor Motavalli (Breaking Gridlock: Moving ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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To place an individual in the time and place in which he or she lived so that a reader can understand both the person and the period is a smooth talent. Motavalli, editor of E/The Environmental ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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