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    Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ä 7 Characters PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit This type of story is usually right up my alley but I’m really torn here I wanted to like this book so much but now a few months after reading it I’m unsure if I liked it or not Is this about a true hermit or about a guy that gave up on life early on While it’s interesting that he was able to do this for so long and live virtually undetected so close to civilization I ended up feeling this was just a uitter who hid from li

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    PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit I have to say that I have very mixed feelings about writing a review of this book As a story it is tremendous and certainly gripping The first several chapters drew me in like no book I have read in years But there was something about the author that left a very bad taste in my mouth He tried so hard to turn the subject of the book Christopher Knight into a hero yet the manner in which he outright exploited him against Knight's very clear

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    PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Michael Finkel author of the true story of THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE LAST TRUE H

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    Characters The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit After reading a few chapters of this book I was hooked immediately I couldn't put it down As someone who is drawn both to nature and seclusion I was fascinated by Christopher Knight's retreat from modern Western society into the heart of Maine's woods Many of us dream of secluding from the busyness of modern living—the fast pac

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    PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit This is a haunting and intriguing story about a young American man Christopher Knight who in 1986 decided apparently on the spur of the moment to abandon his life and live in the midst of thick forest in Maine He was there for 27 years almost entirely without speaking to a single other human being and may in the author's words be t

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    Join or create book clubs ä 7 Characters PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit I only got 70% of the way through because I agreed with the residents of Maine in believing that the hermit wasnt actually a hermit I

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    Characters The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ä 7 Characters This book is a uick easy read but leaves many uestions unanswered about the claimed 27 years spent in a forest in MaineThe fact that the central character spent his days watching a stolen TV listening to a stolen radio reading stolen

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    PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Characters The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit I found this true tale about Christopher Knight the 'stranger in the woods' compelling and it kept me thinking and talking about it for days In fact I re read the book soon after to clarify my thoughtsI was interested that the reviewers of the book seemed in line with the residents of Maine to fall into two camps They were either empathic to

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    Join or create book clubs ä 7 Characters PDF/EPUB The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit I had seen a BBC article referencing this book and curiosity got the better of me I don't think I've ever read anything uite like it The Hermit's story in itself is so remarkable it's hard to comprehend but the author has written so much of himself into this too that you are almost witnessing a second timeline of events It's unusua

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Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Characters ✓ The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit 107 For readers and listeners 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 27 yearsIn 1986 20 year old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts drove to Maine and disappeared into the woods He would not have a con I have to say that I have very mixed feelings about writing a review of this book As a story it is tremendous and certainly gripping The first several chapters drew me in like no book I have read in years But there was something about the author that left a very bad taste in my mouth He tried so hard to turn the subject of the book Christopher Knight into a hero yet the manner in which he outright exploited him against Knight s very clear wishes was downright insulting The last several chapters of the book in which the author essentially boasts about how he blatantly ignored Knight s constant pleas to leave him and his family alone left me wishing this book had never been written I feel very badly for Christopher Knight and am ashamed at the manner in which the author exploited him

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Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Characters ✓ The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit 107 Versation 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 I only got 70% of the way through because I agreed with the residents of Maine in believing that the hermit wasnt actually a hermit I believe he spent most of his time indoors whether it was him suatting in a vacant property or residing in a family home which was local is up for grabs To survive for 27 years only 1 mile from the nearest home and not be seen to be able to survive 25F weather in the winter without starting a fire and never having to see a doctor or suffer from frost bite to have sight problems which only grew worse as he aged to not have enough food but be fat is impossible Worst of all is the fact that the hermit is a thieving voyeur who stalked the town every 2 weeks for close to thirty years

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Free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ä Join or create book clubs Characters ✓ The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit 107 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 uestions 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 succeed This book is a uick easy read but leaves many uestions unanswered about the claimed 27 years spent in a forest in MaineThe fact that the central character spent his days watching a stolen TV listening to a stolen radio reading stolen books and eating stolen food suggests he was not a true hermit but was a lazy common thiefHe arrogantly prayed on his neighbours causing many of them great distress but shrugs this off with well worn excusesBut I m glad I read the book

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