One Man’s Journey; Into the Great Solitude
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- One Man’s Journey
- Into the Great Solitude
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Broadcast in January 2005. Personal and geographic journeys collide in this intimate, first person portrait of naturalist-explorer Robert Perkins. The three-part series, filmed over eighteen years beginning in 1987, chronicles Perkins's adventures in his canoe as he discovers new terrain and insight on life. Series release date: 2005
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This episode tells the story of Robert Perkins's seventy-two day solo canoe journey in the Canadian Arctic. Perkins not only takes on arduous physical challenges, but also lyrically describes in film and language how the journey helps him make peace with his ailing father. Perkins' best-known work, "Into the Great Solitude," has won many major awards and provides a captivating look at Perkins as a young man willing to take on the challenges of the Canadian Arctic on a long solo canoe trip. Originally aired as part of the Adventure Series.
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- Chicago: “One Man’s Journey; Into the Great Solitude,” 11/22/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3450BF488A58453CA64C88A90128F470.
- MLA: “One Man’s Journey; Into the Great Solitude.” 11/22/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3450BF488A58453CA64C88A90128F470>.
- APA: One Man’s Journey; Into the Great Solitude. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3450BF488A58453CA64C88A90128F470