Al Seely’s story in his own words.
Seely was a literate Twentieth Century man who dropped out of society to live as a hermit in the Ten Thousand Islands without the least preparation for it. This led to a series of adventures and misadventures in the wilderness that tickles your funny bone and keep you on edge. Luckily for us, he wrote about his experiences in the islands in the watery world surrounded by the elements. His family expected him to stay a week and he stayed for fifteen years.
Why? How? Where?
How can someone, totally out of his element, survive for fifteen years to become a well-known hermit?

January 2020 - 100 Years of Horror Films Robert Messier

February 2020 - Fatal Ambition - Don Farmer

March 2020 - The Phony Hermit

About Elizabeth M. Perdichizzi

Elizabeth Perdichizzi is an author and publisher. She established Caxambas Publishing in 1999 (for more information about Caxambas Publishing go to and published her first book in the fall of that year.

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