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Disappointment River : finding and losing the Northwest Passage, by Brian Castner

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Disappointment River : finding and losing the Northwest Passage
Title
Disappointment River
Title remainder
finding and losing the Northwest Passage
Statement of responsibility
by Brian Castner
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
Dewey number
  • 971.9/01092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Disappointment River : finding and losing the Northwest Passage, by Brian Castner
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Disappointment River : finding and losing the Northwest Passage, by Brian Castner
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The Northwest Company, 1788 -- Into the north, 2016 -- Scotland, 1774 -- New York, 1775 -- Montreal, 1778 -- Detroit, 1784 -- The Pays d'en Haut, 2016 -- Grand portage and the English River, 1785 -- Awgeenah and Matonabbee, 1786 -- Murder at the old establishment, 1787 -- To the Northwest Passage, 1788 -- All it takes is time, 2016 -- Embarkation, June 1789 -- The Rapids of the Slave, June 2016 -- Shoot the messenger, June 1789 -- Thunderstorms and raids, June 2016 -- Into the mountains, July 1789 -- Plagues of the Deh Cho, July 2016 -- The Dogrib, July 1789 -- Rapid without rapids, July 2016 -- You can starve on rabbits, July 1789 -- Fort Good Hope to Tsiigehtchic, July 2016 -- Satisfy the curiosity, tho' not the intent, July 1789 -- Into the earth sponge, July 2016 -- The highest part of the island, July 1789 -- A sea of ice, frozen no more, July 2016 -- Many returns
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25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Isbn
9780385541626
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017033495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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SALBT
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
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  • (SKY)sky290393727
  • 1334847
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