The Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni by R.M. PattersonThe Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni by R.M. Patterson

The Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni

byR.M. Patterson

Paperback | January 30, 2009

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Written with R. M. Patterson's characteristic sharp wit and observation, this classic tale chronicles the year he spent battling frigid temperatures and wild waters along the Nahanni River in Canada's Northwest Territories. Patterson originally travelled to the North with hopes of finding gold, and clues to the mysterious disappearance of earlier prospectors. Instead, he fell in love with the landscape, and through his meticulously recorded journals and hauntingly beautiful photographs he introduced the now-famous Nahanni River to the world. Patterson's bestselling first book is now back in print and ready to take readers down the treacherous and challenging waters of the Nahanni River once again.

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...
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Title:The Dangerous River: Adventure on the NahanniFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.79 inPublished:January 30, 2009Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1894898869

ISBN - 13:9781894898867

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“A truly enchanting book.” —The New Yorker


“The excitement, anxiety and hardships are slipped naturally into a story which
conjures up pictures with the effortlessness of good and restrained writing.”
—The Times, London