Michael Finkel and his book, "The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit"

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'The Stranger in the Woods': The Unbelievable True Story Of Maine's North Pond Hermit

March 31, 2017

It sounds like one of those enduring legends -- the Loch Ness monster, the Yeti, Bigfoot. Maine’s “North Pond Hermit” had become a legend by the time he was caught — 27 years after he disappeared. Author Michael Finkel’s book is a hard-to-believe true narrative of a modern-day hermit whose self-imposed isolation is much more than a simple story. “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit” is our April selection for Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.

Guest:

Michael Finkel, journalist and author of "The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit." Follow Michael on Twitter.


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