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Canoeing with the Cree 75th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN-10: 0873515331

ISBN-13: 9780873515337

Edition: 75th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Eric Sevareid, Ann Bancroft

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In 1930 two novice paddlers--Eric Sevareid and Walter C. Port--launched a secondhand 18-foot canvas canoe into the Minnesota River at Fort Snelling for an ambitious summer-long journey from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay. Without benefit of radio, motor, or good maps, the teenagers made their way over 2,250 miles of rivers, lakes, and difficult portages. Nearly four months later, after shooting hundreds of sets of rapids and surviving exceedingly bad conditions and even worse advice, the ragged, hungry adventurers arrived in York Factory on Hudson Bay--with winter freeze-up on their heels. First published in 1935, Canoeing with the Cree is Sevareid's classic account of this youthful odyssey. The…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 75th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 4/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

We're Off!
The New Life
Snakes!
Tragedy-Almost
Red River Mud
Ready for the Plunge
Into the Land of the Cree
The Royal Northwest Mounted
Humiliation of the "Sans Souci"
"The Die Is Cast"
Canoeing with the Cree
God's Country
The Great Test
Victory-and Pineapple
Half-breeds and Muskeg
End of the Trail
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