Where the River Runs: Stories of the Saskatchewan and the People Drawn to Its Shores by Victor Carl FriesenWhere the River Runs: Stories of the Saskatchewan and the People Drawn to Its Shores by Victor Carl Friesen

Where the River Runs: Stories of the Saskatchewan and the People Drawn to Its Shores

byVictor Carl Friesen

Paperback | October 22, 2001

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There are certain places that history seems to favour, where important events and people are drawn, decade after decade. The Saskatchewan Valley, the neck of land between the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers before they meet at The Forks, is one of those places. Famous traders, explorers, artists, politicians, and writers have all left their mark, each adding another layer to its rich past.
Author Victor Friesen was born into this cradle of history and grew up among the shadows of such giants as Peter Pond, David Thompson, Paul Kane, John Palliser, Gabriel Dumont, and Louis Riel. In Where the River Runs he captures the drama of those frontier days through the exciting tales of the historic figures who put the region on t...
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Title:Where the River Runs: Stories of the Saskatchewan and the People Drawn to Its ShoresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.3 inPublished:October 22, 2001Publisher:Fifth House BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894004779

ISBN - 13:9781894004770

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"...the product of 30 years of research and study by the author... The book combines detailed history with an often-lyrical tribute to a place [Victor Carl] Friesen loves and treasures."

- Star Phoenix, Saskatoon