'The Man Who Lived Alone'

'The Man Who Lived Alone' 
By Donald Hall
Illustrated by Mary Azarian Vermonter

 This is a story about a man who lives alone because he chooses to. 
In his cabin in the New England woods, he lives with his collection of old 
newspapers and carefully saved nails, his mule and his owl. His much 
loved cousin, Nan, is just close enough to him to visit now and then. 
The man who lives alone leads a solitary life: quiet and content