Reading The River: A Voyage Down The Yukon by John Hildebrand

Reading The River: A Voyage Down The Yukon

byJohn Hildebrand

Paperback | February 15, 1997

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“John Hildebrand sets out in a canoe . . . to explore the great riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is closely rendered and the characters especially sharply drawn. The country is filled with mad dropouts at river fish camps, good-hearted girls in the towns, sullen natives in tumbledown villages, cranky old-timers, terrible drunks and worse moralizers who live off the wild landscape and its abundant resources. . . . This is a fine work, and Hildebrand is a fine writer.”—Charles E. Little, Wilderness

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John Hildebrand is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. His most recent book is the acclaimed Mapping the Farm: The Chronicle of a Family.
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Title:Reading The River: A Voyage Down The YukonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:February 15, 1997Publisher:University Of Wisconsin Press

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ISBN - 10:0299154947

ISBN - 13:9780299154943

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'John Hildebrand sets out in a canoe...to explore the great riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska... The geography is closely rendered and the characters especially sharply drawn.' --Charles E. Little, 'Wilderness'

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“Hildebrand has every skill of mind and craft to enfold us in his experience.”—The New Yorker