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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit



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 he preferred to live on his own. 

New York Times bestseller

In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the forest. He would not have a…


The Stranger In The Woods

Author : Michael Finkel  |  Pub Date: 2017-03-09  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471151996
ISBN 13 : 1471151999

In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not speak to another human being until three de..


The Stranger In The Woods

Author : Michael Finkel  |  Pub Date: 2017  |  Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9781101875681
ISBN 13 : 1101875682

"For readers of Jon Krakauer and The Lost City of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude--the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking..


The Stranger In The Woods

Author : Michael Finkel  |  Pub Date: 2017-03-07  |  Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9781101875698
ISBN 13 : 1101875690

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..


True Story Murder Memoir Mea Culpa

Author : Michael Finkel  |  Pub Date: 2009-10-13  |  Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061840982
ISBN 13 : 006184098X

In the haunting tradition of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision and Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the Heart, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, a..


Solitude

Author : Michael Harris  |  Pub Date: 2017-04-04  |  Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781250088611
ISBN 13 : 1250088615

With a foreword by Nicholas Carr, author of the Pulitzer Prize–finalist The Shallows. Today, society embraces sharing like never before. Fueled by our dependence on mobile device..


The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes

Author : Dan Egan  |  Pub Date: 2017-03-07  |  Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393246445
ISBN 13 : 0393246442

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior—hold..


Word By Word

Author : Kory Stamper  |  Pub Date: 2017-03-14  |  Publisher : Pantheon

ISBN 10 : 9781101870952
ISBN 13 : 1101870958

Do you have strong feelings about the word “irregardless”? Have you ever tried to define the word “is”? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this vastly entertaining..