Join us in reading and talking about our nonfiction pick for this quarter's book club: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel.
It's almost impossible to imagine living outside and alone, especially at this time of year, but he did it for almost thirty years.
"In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later. 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."
The Effingham Public Library will have copies (print, large print, electronic) available for check out. Go to your library, folks; it's a great place!