Kenny Salwey is a modern-day American hermit who has lived most of his life in the Mississippi river bottoms, coming to know the river ecosystem with an intimacy unavailable to most. Now, Kenny shares his love of, and knowledge about, the mighty river. The Last River Rat is a seasonal look at Kennys unique life. Each chapter covers a month of Kennys year and starts by detailing his activitiessuch as deer hunting, ginseng digging, or mushroom pickingand closes with one of Kennys own Rat Tales: 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. Through Kennya true naturalist who provides sage advice about living off the land and protecting the rivers ecologyand The Last River Rat, youll gain a greater appreciation for the natural world.
The Last River Rat
Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild
Non Fiction /
Science & Enviroment