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Gone to the Woods|Gary Paulsen
Gone to the Woods : Surviving a Lost Childhood
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A mesmerizing memoir from a literary legend, giving readers a new perspective on the origins of Hatchet and other famed survival stories.

His name is synonymous with high-stakes wilderness survival adventures. Now, beloved author Gary Paulsen portrays a series of life-altering moments from his turbulent childhood as his own original survival story. If not for his summer escape from a shockingly neglectful Chicago upbringing to a North Woods homestead at age five, there never would have been a Hatchet. Without the encouragement of the librarian who handed him his first book at age thirteen, he may never have become a reader. And without his desperate teenage enlistment in the Army, he would not have discovered his true calling as a storyteller. An entrancing account of grit and growing up, perfect for newcomers and lifelong fans alike, this is the famed author at his rawest and most real.

  • ISBN-13: 9780374314156
  • ISBN-10: 0374314152
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
  • Publish Date: January 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.97 pounds
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-14

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