Sea Winter Salmon: Chronicles Of The St. John River by Mari Hill HarpurSea Winter Salmon: Chronicles Of The St. John River by Mari Hill Harpur

Sea Winter Salmon: Chronicles Of The St. John River

byMari Hill HarpurAs told byEileen Regan Mccormack

Paperback | March 28, 2015

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Sea Winter Salmon is about a great salmon river, the St. John River on the Lower North Shore of Quebec, and its most important visitor, the illustrious Atlantic salmon. It was the Canadian and American railroad magnate James J. Hill who travelled the Gulf of the St. Lawrence and in 1889 established the log camp that has now been in the family for five generations. A family memoir and a guide to a river's ecology and the life cycle of the Salmo salar, the book is also about what it takes to be a good conservationist in a remote and delicate region. Author and photographer Mari Hill Harpur tracks the special relationship between the salmon and the people of the river through diaries, legal documents, scientific data, rare archival photographs and her own photographic collection. Dramatic, tragic, amusing, and authoritative, Sea Winter Salmon addresses itself to readers of history, biography, and conservation biology - and to fisher women and men everywhere.
Author and photographer Mari Hill Harpur, great-granddaughter of James J. Hill, grew up in an agricultural culture in the American Midwest, driving a tractor before she drove a car. She studied at Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec, graduating with a BA in 1971, and her professional life has been divided between business and ph...
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Title:Sea Winter Salmon: Chronicles Of The St. John RiverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 28, 2015Publisher:Linda Leith PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927535689

ISBN - 13:9781927535684

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