Death on the Barrens

Death on the Barrens

A True Story of Courage and Tragedy in the Canadian Arctic

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"The gripping true story of an ill-fated canoe voyage across the uninhabited Canadian barrens"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, [2010], ©2010
ISBN: 9781556438820
1556438826
Branch Call Number: 917.1 Gr
Characteristics: xiii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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HereHere
Feb 25, 2015

It was my pleasure to get an earlier edition of this book as a gift. It is a spell-binding true story of an adventure in the North. It is a page-turner, I can't recommend this enough! I still have my copy on my shelf.

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Winnipeg1
Jul 07, 2011

True story of an adventure and tragedy that take place in Canada - all participants are American. So not really a Canadian book. That being said, the book is a poignant story about young men looking for 'adventure', all fuelled by myths about 'manliness'. The trip is clearly doomed from the start. The trip takes place in 1955, the book is written about 40 years later; the author is obviously haunted by the events of the ill-fated trip down an Artic riiver. Evocative, sad, thoughtfully written. Well worth a read.

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