The Resource The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit, by Michael Finkel

The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit, by Michael Finkel

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The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit
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The stranger in the woods
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the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit
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by Michael Finkel
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eng
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"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 to another person and surviving by stealing supplies from nearby cabins for twenty-seven years. In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later when he was arrested for stealing food. Living in a tent even in winter, he had survived by his wits and courage, developing ingenious ways to store food and water, to avoid freezing to death. He broke into nearby cottages for food, clothes, reading material, and other provisions, taking only what he needed, but terrifying a community never able to solve the mysterious burglaries. Based on extensive interviews with Knight himself, this is a vividly detailed account of the why and how of his secluded life--as well as the challenges he has faced returning to the world. A riveting story of survival that asks fundamental questions about solitude, community, and what makes a good life, and a deeply moving portrait of a man who was determined to live his own way, and succeeded"--Publisher description
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Finkel, Michael
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Read by Mark Bramhall
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  • Knight, Christopher Thomas
  • Hermits
  • Recluses
  • Thieves
  • Survival
  • Solitude
  • Smithfield Region (Me.)
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The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit, by Michael Finkel
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  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
  • Electronic audio file
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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1 sound file
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electronic
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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4e0c56e4-24ab-44bb-ae99-5700af594c1a
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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Label
The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit, by Michael Finkel
Link
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
  • Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4e0c56e4-24ab-44bb-ae99-5700af594c1a
Ownership
*
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
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Click on link to see the formats available for this title
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable
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