Reading the River

Reading the River

A Voyage Down the Yukon

eBook - 1997
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“John Hildebrand sets out in a canoe . . . to explore the great riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is closely rendered and the characters especially sharply drawn. The country is filled with mad dropouts at river fish camps, good-hearted girls in the towns, sullen natives in tumbledown villages, cranky old-timers, terrible drunks and worse moralizers who live off the wild landscape and its abundant resources. . . . This is a fine work, and Hildebrand is a fine writer.”—Charles E. Little, Wilderness



Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780585136226
058513622X
9780299154936
0299154939
0299154947
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 243 p.) : maps

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