The Curve Of Time by M. Wylie Blanchet

The Curve Of Time

byM. Wylie Blanchet

Kobo ebook | January 27, 2016

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“Time did not exist; or if it did it did not mater. Our world then was both wide and narrow—wide in the immensity of the sea and mountain; narrow in that the boat was very small, and we lived and camped, explored and swam in a little realm of our own making…”

This is the fascinating true adventure story of a woman who packed her five children onto a twenty-five-foot boat and explored the coastal waters of British Columbia summer after summer in the 1920s and 1930s. Acting single-handedly as skipper, navigator, engineer and of course, mother, Muriel Wylie Blanchet saw her crew through exciting—and sometimes perilous—encounters with fog; rough seas, cougars, bears and whales, and did so with high spirits and courage. On these pages an independent woman with a deep respect for the native cultures of a region, and a refreshing wonderment about the natural world, comes to life. In The Curve of Time, she has left us with a sensitive and lyrically written account of their journeys and a timeless travel memoir not to be missed.

Title:The Curve Of TimeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 27, 2016Publisher:Tannenberg PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:178625834X

ISBN - 13:9781786258342

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Canadian read! I loved this book because it's the story of the life I want. Blanchet takes her kids out on a boat in the ocean during the summers, where they learn about survival, animal, history. It's my dream life! I would definitely buy this book in hard copy rather than e-book, because there are some maps that you end up referencing at the front of the book.
Date published: 2017-11-18