Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1966
Genre Travel
Origin New Zealand
Publisher Ox Bow Press
ISBN-10 0918024765
ISBN-13 978-0918024763
My Copy library hardback
First Read November 02, 2011

An Island to Oneself

Tom Neale (weirdly, not the same Tom Neale whose book about living aboard a sailboat I recently read) lived on an actual deserted island for years, on purpose, and wrote this book about the journey. It's a completely fascinating read, and mostly for the process parts: Neale describes exactly how he prepared for his exile, what he purchased, and how he built himself a miniature civilization.

Noted on November 22, 2011

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