Though he began his life as a Twin Cities resident, Calvin Rutstrum came to see noise, material wealth, and perpetual frenzy as the narcotics of the city. dweller. Like Henry David Thoreau, he set out to live a simpler, more meaningful life. In his pursuit, Rutstrum came to appreciate the natural world and the skills necessary to survive in it. Part memoir, part guidebook, and part environmental treatise, Once upon a Wilderness is a treasury of wilderness wisdom. Rutstrum reminisces about lessons that his time in the ...

Once Upon a Wilderness 2002, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816640638

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Once Upon a Wilderness 1973, Collier Macmillan Ltd, New York

ISBN-13: 9780026063302

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