The prolific author, Euell Gibbons (1911-1975), is best know for his classic book on edible wild plants, Stalking the Wild Asparagus.  This seminal book opened up for all the US the world of edible wild plants.  His writing includes:

Stalking the Wild Asparagus (1962

Stalking the Blue-Eyed Scallop (1964)

Stalking the Healthful Herbs (1966)

Stalking the Good Life (1966)

Beachcomber's Handbook (1967)

A Wild Way to Eat (1967) - Written for the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School

Stalking the Faraway Places (1973)

Feast on a Diabetic Diet (1973)

Handbook of Edible Wild Plants (1979) - Compiled by Gordon Tucker and Freda Gibbons.

This is a clip of Euell Gibbons, Foraging in Natures Supermarket

Euell Gibbons is also well known for his series of commercials for Grape Nuts Cereal, here is one of those classic commercials.

Here are some Links to more information about Euell Gibbons:

Wikipedia entry about Euell Gibbons:

Biography from John Kallas, Wild Food Adventures:

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Stalking The Wild Asparagus
By Euell Gibbons

Here is the track off of the Euell Gibbons Recording of some of Thoreau's writings, this particular track is titled, Wild Apples  This Album, Euell Gibbons is Henry David Thoreau is a Walden Production, @ 1974 Vantage Recoding Co., From the back of the album cover:  "It was a natural, that Euell Theophilus Gibbons should make his recording debut doing selected readings of Henry David Thoreau.  There are many philosophical similarities between Gibbons and Thoreau."