The Buffalo Head

July 31, 2005|
The Buffalo Head by R.m. Patterson
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The wildest, loveliest and least-travelled region of Alberta was R.M. Patterson''s home territory in the 1930s and ''40s. The Buffalo Head ranch was located in the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies. With the mountains as a backdrop, this dude ranch hosted visitors from around the world. Patterson bought it from its founder, a wild Italian named George Pocaterra, and explored the steep valleys and high mountain passes. Patterson''s tales of the ranch in The Buffalo Head culminate with a fantastic story of meeting a growling grizzly while crossing the Continental Divide in an October snowstorm.

R.M. Patterson (1898-1984) moved to Canada when he realized that working in a London bank would never bring him happiness. He spent the remaining years of his life pursuing adventure in the Canadian West and was a delightfully evocative writer and an intrepid explorer. Authoring a total of five books about his excursions into the Canad...
Title:The Buffalo Head
Product dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.25 in
Published:July 31, 2005
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781894898164

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