Canoe Country: The Making Of Canada

May 10, 2016|
Canoe Country: The Making Of Canada by Roy Macgregor
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One of our favourite chroniclers of all things Canadian presents a rollicking, personal, photo-filled history of the relationship between a country and its canoes.


From the earliest explorers on the Columbia River in BC or the Mattawa in Ontario to a doomed expedition of voyageurs up the Nile to rescue Khartoum; from the author''s family roots deep in the Algonquin wilderness to modern families who have canoed across the country (kids and dogs included): Canoe Country is Roy MacGregor''s celebration of the essential and enduring love affair Canadians have with our first and still favourite means of getting around. Famous paddlers have been so enchanted with the canoe that one swore God made Canada as the perfect country in which to paddle it. Drawing on MacGregor''s own decades spent whenever possible with a paddle in his hand, this is a story of high adventure on white water and the sweetest peace in nature''s quietest corners, from the author best able (and most eager) to tell it.
ROY MacGREGOR is the acclaimed and bestselling author of Northern Light: The Enduring Mystery of Tom Thomson and the Woman Who Loved Him; Home Team: Fathers, Sons and Hockey (shortlisted for the Governor General''s Literary Award); A Life in the Bush (winner of the U.S. Rutstrum Award for Best Wilderness Book and the CAA Award for Biog...
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Title:Canoe Country: The Making Of Canada
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.98 X 6.36 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.98 X 6.36 X 0.86 in
Published:May 10, 2016
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307361424

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