Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

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Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by aaq » Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:55 pm

Just finished reading this. This book is about a guy who befriends a sasquatch/skunk ape in a Florida swamp. I don't know exactly what had happened but he'd had a rough trot in life and liked to get out away from people a bit.

He found some prints on the edge of a creek and started then to look for what it was. I think it took around 4 years of continually going there before he cracked some contact and started to get regular visits, all based around food and giving this skunk ape his personal space. He then spent I guess about 6 years or more befriending this large male, had some close calls, witnessed gatherings, juveniles and a very sad burial.

Its a really interesting book - that's an understatement actually. It really turns the Yowie research thing on it's head, going into the bush with a camera trying to get a photo and this being a guaranteed way to not get contact, vs good intentions, trust, respect, understanding they're the boss of their bush, everything happens on their terms.

I won't try and do it justice but I would call it a must read for anybody interested in the topic, but especially those looking for genuine experiences, habituation or those who've had repeated experiences.

Give it a read.

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Re: Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by Thumper » Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:09 pm

I’ve read the book. I’m undecided if it is fiction or not. Which is unusual for me as I can usually make up my mind. If i had to make a call I would lean towards it being bullshit or more politely ‘fiction’.

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Unread post by Austral » Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:26 am

Thanks aaq . I recon the book is worth reading . Whether fact or not , we could learn some good strategies and etiquette.

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Re: Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by David » Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:44 am

aaq wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:55 pm
Just finished reading this. This book is about a guy who befriends a sasquatch/skunk ape in a Florida swamp. I don't know exactly what had happened but he'd had a rough trot in life and liked to get out away from people a bit.

He found some prints on the edge of a creek and started then to look for what it was. I think it took around 4 years of continually going there before he cracked some contact and started to get regular visits, all based around food and giving this skunk ape his personal space. He then spent I guess about 6 years or more befriending this large male, had some close calls, witnessed gatherings, juveniles and a very sad burial.

Its a really interesting book - that's an understatement actually. It really turns the Yowie research thing on it's head, going into the bush with a camera trying to get a photo and this being a guaranteed way to not get contact, vs good intentions, trust, respect, understanding they're the boss of their bush, everything happens on their terms.

I won't try and do it justice but I would call it a must read for anybody interested in the topic, but especially those looking for genuine experiences, habituation or those who've had repeated experiences.

Give it a read.
I haven't read it but after a decade and countless hours of running around with a camera I agree with you aaq.

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Re: Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by aaq » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:07 am

Thumper wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:09 pm
I’ve read the book. I’m undecided if it is fiction or not. Which is unusual for me as I can usually make up my mind. If i had to make a call I would lean towards it being bullshit or more politely ‘fiction’.
Yeah, you are quite possibly right. I really can't judge. I'm curious to hear if the experiences lined up with what people like Neil Frost have experienced, or other habituators, which might shed some light on things to try or help understand what people have experienced.

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Unread post by rowbe » Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:29 pm

Assuming you have read this online. Does anyone have a hard copy of the book for sale?

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Re: Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by Austral » Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:18 pm

There are a few on ebay new , but i found a used copy for cheap.

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Unread post by rowbe » Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:34 pm

Hi Austral, do you want to sell when you are finished?

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Re: Book - Enoch by Autumn Williams

Unread post by Austral » Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:41 pm

Sorry mate, im a book hoarder.

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Unread post by rowbe » Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:06 pm

No problem, so am I. Just thought I would ask.

Will keep looking or buy new. Thanks for replying.

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