Pilgrim’s Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
by Tom Kizzia
2013 / 336 pages
read by Fred Sanders 10h 15m
rating: A / true crime
When I saw this book mentioned on Amazon’s “Best of 2013” list (a tad bit early) I decided to give it a try. Although it’s a gripping true crime story taken from recent news stories, I don’t think I’d ever heard of the people or events described. Kizzia wrote about the lives of the “Pilgrim” family (their chosen last name) while working for the Anchorage Daily News, so he is well acquainted with the story, the area and the local issues.
This is like a combination of Jon Krakauer’s books, “Into the Wild” or “Under the Banner of Heaven,” and a story not too distant >>>>MORE>>>>