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In Desert and Wilderness By Henryk Sienkiewicz
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In Desert and Wilderness is a popular novel for young people by Polish author and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, written in 1912. It is in fact the author's only novel written for... More > children. It tells the story of two young friends, Staś Tarkowski and Nel Rawlison, kidnapped by the rebels during Mahdi's rebellion in Sudan. It was filmed twice, in 1973 and in 2001.< Less
Tinsel Wilderness By John Klawitter
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True stories from John Klawitter, Hollywood writer-producer-director. Whether you’re pitching some famous old witch doctor who owns a big animation production company, or sending a query letter... More > to a 25-year-old cannibal prince who lucked into being the head of acquisitions at a giant publishing conglomerate, the stories of discovery and survival in TINSEL WILDERNESS can be a source of inspiration and encouragement. From the book-lined offices of Random House and Doubleday to the West Coast movie studios with their wide views of palm trees and the blue Pacific, the wilderness is a strange place for those not expecting the weird, the unpredictable and the rough-and-tumble. To you, storytelling is as important as life itself. But to the natives it’s often little more than trinkets and beads they can exchange for furs and scraps of meat. The trick is, you don’t want to be the meat. As the natives often say with a wise nod of the head, It’s too late to moo when you’re hamburger.< Less
Tinsel Wilderness By John Klawitter
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True stories from John Klawitter, Hollywood writer-producer-director. Whether you’re pitching some famous old witch doctor who owns a big animation production company, or sending a query letter... More > to a 25-year-old cannibal prince who lucked into being the head of acquisitions at a giant publishing conglomerate, the stories of discovery and survival in TINSEL WILDERNESS can be a source of inspiration and encouragement. From the book-lined offices of Random House and Doubleday to the West Coast movie studios with their wide views of palm trees and the blue Pacific, the wilderness is a strange place for those not expecting the weird, the unpredictable and the rough-and-tumble. To you, storytelling is as important as life itself. But to the natives it’s often little more than trinkets and beads they can exchange for furs and scraps of meat. The trick is, you don’t want to be the meat. As the natives often say with a wise nod of the head, It’s too late to moo when you’re hamburger.< Less
Defending the Wilderness By David J. Emmick
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This book is a companion to the book The Amick Partisan Rangers. This work covers the early Amick family and the Sewell Mountain area and the other members of the Amick family through the war. The... More > chapters include Settling the Wilderness, Eli Amick and the 14th Virginia Cavalry, Joseph Amick and the Dixie Rifles, James Anderson Amick Company C 22nd, Asa Amick and Co. E of the 26th Battalion, James and Perry Amick and Company F, 36th, Henry Amick and the Nighthawk Rangers, The Amick Cousins in the Fight, Family Appendices and family information. Read the first chapter for a background of the family and to get acquainted with the area, then the chapters can be read in any order.< Less
Defending the Wilderness By David Emmick
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Second Edition: This book is a companion to the book The Amick Partisan Rangers. This work covers the early Amick family and the Sewell Mountain area and the other members of the Amick family... More > through the war. The chapters include Settling the Wilderness, Eli Amick and the 14th Virginia Cavalry, Joseph Amick and the Dixie Rifles, James Anderson Amick Company C 22nd, Asa Amick and Co. E of the 26th Battalion, James and Perry Amick and Company F, 36th, Henry Amick and the Nighthawk Rangers, The Amick Cousins in the Fight, Family Appendices and family information. Read the first chapter for a background of the family and to get acquainted with the area, then the chapters can be read in any order.< Less
Wilderness Cabin By Peggy Lee Tremper
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After adopting two children in Newfoundland, Canada, Peggy returns to the States with her husband. In the back woods of northern Minnesota Peggy buys a forty-acre section of land where she clears a... More > site near a wilderness pond. Deer, moose and bear visit the pond regularly. One day when it rains on her she decides to build a tool shed. Eventually it turns into an eight by ten foot cabin in which she lives for a while. Friendship Cabin is built by friends with rustic cedar siding. Having lived without electricity or running water in Nigeria, Africa, where she was a missionary for six years, the rustic living suited her just fine. Splitting wood, hauling drinking water from a neighbor and melting snow for washing up, life takes on a real challenge. The wild animal stories she includes will delight the young, and entertain the old. Everyone will find this journey of hope, in a rustic setting, captivating and inspiring.< Less
The Wilderness Journey By Richard Pratt
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The Wilderness Journey is the autobiography of Richard Pratt, a nineteenth century miller and Strict and Particular Baptist preacher. First published in 1876, this book tells of Pratt’s... More > spiritual and temporal journey from his birth in 1816 up to 1875. Richard Pratt was troubled much by ill health and poverty; his temporal trials, including the tragic deaths of a daughter and a son, and his spiritual trials, including his calling to the ministry of God’s word, are detailed in this account of his life’s journey. This new edition includes footnotes to provide some background information and explanations to assist the modern reader. A brief Foreword, an Afterword and four Appendices, including obituaries, letters, and a sermon, have also been added. Click on "View this Author's Spotlight" above to see more books from the same publisher.< Less
Wilderness Cabin By Peggy Lee Tremper
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Having adopted two children in Newfoundland, Canada, Peggy returns to the States with her husband. In the back woods of northern Minnesota Peggy buys a forty-acre section of land where she clears a... More > site near a wilderness pond. One day while she was working out in the woods it began to rain and she got the idea to build a tool shed. The tool shed ended up to be an eight by ten foot cabin in which she lived for a while. Friendship Cabin was built by her friends with rustic cedar siding and used windows. She didn't mind living without electricity or running water since she did without both in Africa, where she was a missionary for six years. The challenges of splitting wood, hauling drinking water from a neighbor and melting snow for washing up were met with determination. When deer, moose and even bear visited the pond regularly she was inspired to write delightful wild animal stories that the old and the young alike will enjoy. This tale is captivating and entertaining.< Less
Camp Wilderness By Rosie Houghton
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history project for social science. looking back over periods of historical importance.
Canoeing in the Wilderness By Henry David Thoreau
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Let’s travel with Thoreau, one of the great minds of the 19th century as he treks through the pristine Maine countryside with an Indian guide. This is probably 1857 and is a reprint of his... More > classic book. This influential author has guided the consciences of many great leaders of the 20th century in politics and environmental protection as well as the spiritual and aesthetic regard for nature.< Less

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