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The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: J Bestul and K Salwey

Voyageur Press

Hardback | Jul 2001 | #150734 | ISBN: 0896584577
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About this book

Kenny Salwey is a modern day American hermit who has lived most of his life in the Mississippi river bottoms. This book is a seasonal look at Kenny's unique life. Each chapter covers a month of Kenny's year and details his activities - such as deer hunting, ginseng digging, or mushroom picking. Kenny also discusses his personal thoughts on various aspects of his way of life, such as the importance of dogs or memories of other river rats with whom he has crossed paths.


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