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Wildwood Wisdom

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This historical guide, originally written in 1945, includes information on making fires, canoeing, using axes and knives, and crafting shelters from hand-gathered materials. Readers also learn about clothing, gear, and useful plants. This book also is an account of life in the 1800s, when survival in the wild depended on one's skill and ingenuity.
Paperback, 520 pages
Published December 20th 1999 by Shelter Publications (first published September 28th 1980)
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Lots of cool stuff...kinda wish I had more opportunities to practice it! but Hardtack is kind of gross...I could try adding some spices! Now I really I wish I had more opportunities! Argh!
Avis Black
This is sort of a boy's-own-guide to the outdoors, but the author goes way beyond the usual book of this type with his countless explanations and illustrations, and Wildwood Wisdom is something of a classic.
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