In Finding Moosewood, Finding God, Jack Perkins shares the story of how he and his wife, Mary Jo, left a successful career and the media-saturated culture of Hollywood to live simply on an island off the coast of Maine. Surviving and thriving through the rugged winters, and learning to live in nature brought them closer to each other and closer to God in ways they never imagined.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 11.10 (inches) ISBN: 0310318254 ISBN-13: 9780310318255 Availability: In Stock
Jack Perkinss personal account in Finding Moosewood, Finding God tells a relatable story of one man drawn to cast off a shallow and unsatisfying lifestyle in order to seek out a deeper, more meaningful and spiritual life. This rich memoir also contains a photo insert.
Jack Perkins continues to be active in his retirement as most people are at the height of their careers. His narration can be heard on videos for Acadia National Park, the Biltmore estate in North Carolina, and the Edison Museum in Ft. Myers, Florida. He contributes a regular column to Venice Magazine and hosts A Gulf Coast Journal with Jack Perkins on WEDU, PBS for western Florida, which is carried by several other PBS affiliates nationwide. Jack is also a respected nature photographer and poet (a poetographer, as he describes himself) with several published books to his credit, books that over the years have become more and more an expression of his growing faith. Jack lives today in Florida with Mary Jo, his wife of fifty-three years.