Grandfather

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Berkley Books, 1993 - Human ecology - 202 pages
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"Grandfather was an anachronism. Modern time and place had no value in his world, for his world was without limits or time. His world was that of nature and eternity. He was truly one of the ancients, part man, part animal, and almost entirely spirit. His home was the wilderness, and in the wilderness, he tested all things. Most of all, he was a searcher for truth. His was a life of grand simplicity that few would ever know, where true riches were defined in beauty..." Tom Brown, Jr. Here is the incredible true story of a Native American whose tribe roamed free, far from the chaos we call "civilization." His wisdom is a remarkable integration of different philosophies, of different peoples, tribes, and religions. Now Tom Brown, Jr. shares the insights of his beloved teacher--insights that speak to the eternal spirit within us all.

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"the chasm between being alone and loneliness is deep... To be alone and at peace without being lonely is to know that you are with your best friend... Love of self, without being selfish, will not ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Tom Brown, Jr. began to learn hunting and tracking at the age of eight under the tutelage of an Apache elder, medicine man, and scout in Toms River, New Jersey. Tom is the author of 16 books on nature. Recently, he was the technical advisor on The Hunted, a major motion picture starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio del Toro. In 1978, Tom founded the Tracker School in the New Jersey Pine Barrens where he offers classes about wilderness survival and environmental protection.

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