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Lost in the Barrens

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ISBN-10: 0553275259

ISBN-13: 9780553275254

Edition: N/A

Authors: Farley Mowat

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Description:

Awasin and Jamie, brothers in courage, meet a challenge many mountain men could not endure.  When their canoe is destroyed by the fury of the rapids, they must face the wilderness with no food and no hope of rescue.  To survive, they build an igloo, battle a towering grizzly bear, track several wolves, slaughter caribou for food and clothing.  Two lost huskies they tame bring companionship--and maybe a way home from their dangerous adventure.
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Book details

Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 2/1/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Farley Mowat's nearly forty books have sold millions of copies & have been published in more than twenty languages. His books include "Never Cry Wolf", "Sea of Slaughter", "The Farfarers", "People of the Deer", "The Dog Who Wouldn't Be", "The Desperate People", & "Ordeal by Ice".

Jamie and Awasin The month of June was growing old.
It had been a year since Jamie Macnair left Toronto, the city of his birth, to take up a new life in the subarctic forests of northern Canada.
Beside the shores of Macnair Lake the tamaracks were greening now after the winter's blackness.
Out on the lake great loons cried shrilly.
As Jamie squatted in front of the log cabin, helping his uncle bale up the winter's catch of furs, he tried to remember how he had felt on that day, a year past, when he climbed out of the train at the lonely frontier town called The Pas to meet his uncle.