Biographer Hank Lentfer says the greatest challenge in writing "Raven's Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelson" was: What to leave out? Lentfer discusses his relationship with his friend and mentor, with KCAW's Robert Woolsey.
One of Alaska’s most prolific writers and its preeminent naturalist, Richard Nelson never published anything about his own life. Author Hank Lentfer has compiled thousands of pages of journals and audio recordings in a new biography "Raven's Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelson."