“Can casting away from established society to inhabit sea-based colonies save us from the problems of modern life—or are we bound to repeat our mistakes?”
The land called Big Island, Mississippi, is populated by tall tales about a murderous, moonshining frontiersman name Perry Martin, but the stories and thick woods that still cover this land preserve its old world magic. That’s what keeps one camper coming back.
Anderson was an adventurous Mississippi painter drawn to wild places. But, in the end, it was Horn Island that called to him, a sandy outcropping in the Gulf of Mexico where he lived out his days as a hermit.