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Northland A 4,000-Mile Journey along America`s Forgotten Border

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ISBN-10: 0393357090

ISBN-13: 9780393357097

Edition: N/A

Authors: Porter Fox

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America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries--much of the early history of the United States took place there--and to the tens of millions who live and work near the line, the region even has its own name: the northland.Travel writer Porter Fox spent three years exploring 4,000 miles of the border between Maine and Washington, traveling by canoe, freighter, car, and foot. In Northland, he blends a deeply reported and beautifully written story of the region's history with a riveting account of his travels. Setting out from the easternmost point in the mainland…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 0.55" wide x 0.83" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Porter Fox has published essays, fiction and nonfiction in Powder, The New York Times, Men's Journal, The Believer, Outside, Narrative and The Literary Review, among others. He has been anthologized in Best American Travel Writing and nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and the 2009 Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize. Fox has been an editor for Powder since 1999, where he has published more than 50 features on ski adventures around the world. He lives, writes, teaches and edits the literary travel writing journal, Nowhere, in Brooklyn, New York.