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Finding Moosewood, finding God : what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island

Author: Jack Perkins
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As an NBC News correspondent, commentator, and anchorman, people were familiar with Perkins' face, his bearing, and his rich, reassuring bass. Yet at the age of fifty-two and at the height of his career, he disappeared from the public eye and moved with his wife, Mary Jo, to a bare-necessities cabin on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine. This isolated home they came to call Moosewood was the setting for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jack Perkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Perkins
ISBN: 9780310318255 0310318254 9780310318705 031031870X
OCLC Number: 796763641
Description: 312 p. : 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Cal Thomas --
Introduction --
Why Thoreau it all away? --
Horrible man, small towns, and a storyteller makes it to TV --
Small lies --
Civics lessons --
A faint vision of God's face --
Building Moosewood --
Once you have slept on an island --
Signs, voices, and the Fryeburg Fair --
Shedders --
Talk about being taken out of context --
To keep it new --
As prison was meant to be --
Here's to you, here's to me--
stop! --
It's all solar power --
What did Brando want? --
Blessedly silent spring --
Asparagus and the lily patch --
Loose ends --
Forever?
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Finding Moosewood, Finding God is the poignant memoir of Jack Perkins---an accomplished TV and radio veteran with a television presence familiar to millions of viewers---who cast off a shallow public  Read more...

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