Walking Home

  • by Lynn Schooler
  • Narrated by Mark Ashby
  • 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lynn Schooler had recently lost a dear friend and was feeling his marriage slipping away from him when he set out on a daring journey - first by boat, then on foot - into the Alaskan wilderness to clear his head. His solo expedition, recounted in Walking Home, is filled with the awe and danger of being on one's own in the wild, being battered by the elements and even, for two harrowing days, becoming the terrified quarry of a grizzly bear.
But the formidable, lonely landscape is also rich with human stories - of trappers, explorers, marooned sailors, and hermits, as well as the myths of the region's Tlingit Indians. Relating his journey, Schooler creates a conversation between the human and the natural, the past and the present, to investigate - on a remote and uninhabited shore - what it means to be not only part of nature's wild web, but also a member of a human community in the flow of history.


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Customer Reviews

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better off reading this one

good story , a few too many tangents. the narration is terrible. sounded like siri.
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- Amazon Customer


This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

This is the first book i haven't finished. The narrator puts me to sleep every time.

Has Walking Home turned you off from other books in this genre?


Would you be willing to try another one of Mark Ashby’s performances?


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- Lesley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury