Download e-book for iPad: A Boundary Waters History: Canoeing Across Time by Stephen Wilbers,Bill Hansen

By Stephen Wilbers,Bill Hansen

Teasing out the historical past of a spot celebrated for timelessness—where numerous paddle strokes have disappeared into transparent waters—requires a certain and attentive hand. Stephen Wilbers’s account reaches again to the glaciers that first carved out the Boundary Waters and to the unique population, in addition to to generations of wasteland explorers, either earlier and current. He does so with no wasting the non-public dating outfitted via a life of pilgrimages (anchored through virtually 3 a long time of journeys along with his father). This tale captures the untold broader narrative of the quarter, in addition to one thousand diversified info absolute to be famous through fellow pilgrims, just like the grinding rhythm of a protracted portage or the loon name that slips into that final second sooner than sleep.

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