Fans of the Alaskan classic ONE MAN’S WILDERNESS will enjoy reading
this memoir of how its author, Sam Keith, and its subject, Dick
Proenneke, first met. After serving as a US Marine during World War
II and attending college on the GI Bill, Sam Keith decided to seek
adventure and acceptance in Alaska. He arrived on Kodiak Island in
July, 1952, where he secured a job as a laborer on the Adak Navy
base. He befriended a group of like-minded men there,... more...