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Wilderness Secrets Revealed : Adventures of a Survivor

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A lifetime of wilderness adventures and the resulting insights relating to nature s intricacies as experienced by a master in the art of primitive wilderness survival. "Fire! Wake up! The shelter is on fire!"His students affectionately call him "Doc Survival." He s Quebec s Indiana Jones in a forest setting. Searching for the treasures of the wilderness has been his life-long quest; with passion as his only guide, he has dared to penetrate the forest on its own terms, facing increasingly difficult challenges in the hope of becoming nature s confidant, of learning her secrets.Professor emeritus Andre-Francois Bourbeau holds a Guinness World Record for voluntary wilderness survival in the boreal forest. Herein lies his path and his stories, unadulterated: gritty and often comical mistakes punctuated by inspiring successes. What remains of this lifetime of experimentation is one man s everlasting love of the wilderness and its intricacies, a rousing reflection on our own human priorities, and need for deep connection with the environment and other fellow beings. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 18mm | 430.91g
  • Dundurn Group Ltd
  • Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 43
  • 145970696X
  • 9781459706965
  • 1,497,548

About Andre-Francois Bourbeau

Andre-Francois Bourbeau is professor emeritus at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi where he taught for over 30 years in the Outdoor Adventure Program he co-founded. He also founded and directed the university's outdoor research laboratory. Bourbeau lives in the Saguenay region ofQuebec."show more

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