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Death In The Barren Ground

Author : Edgar Vernon Christian
ISBN : 0887503462
Genre : Last letters before death
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A new edition of the diary of Edgar Christian with introduction and editing by George Whalley. Author's personal account of journey with John Hornby and Harold Adlard to winter in the Thelon Game Sanctuary and to explore a new route from Great Slave Lake to Chesterfield Inlet.

Barren Ground

Author : Ellen Glasgow
ISBN : 9781447412229
Genre : Fiction
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

In The Barren Ground

Author : Loreth Anne White
ISBN : 1503936236
Genre : Fiction
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In the Barrens, a vast wilderness in northern Canada bordering the Arctic Circle, night consumes every hour of the winter. Humans are scarce; ferocious predators roam freely. Locals say spirits do, too. Rookie cop Tana Larsson doesn t mind the dark and quiet. Five months pregnant and hoping to escape the mistakes of her past, she takes a post in Twin Rivers, population 320. Maybe here she can find peace and community for her child. But with her superior out of commission, Tana becomes the sole police officer in 17,500 square miles. One bitter night, she gets a call about the fatal wolf mauling of two students, and the only way to reach the remote scene is to enlist the help of the arrogant, irritatingly handsome Cameron Crash O Halloran, a local bush pilot with a shady reputation for smuggling and a past cloaked in shadow. When the macabre scene they uncover suggests violence much more sinister than animal, Tana must trust Crash if she wants to protect the town and herself from the evil that lurks in the frozen dark."

Barren Grounds

Author : Skip Pessl
ISBN : 9781611685916
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In 1955 Arthur Moffatt led an expedition consisting of young college students and recent graduates to the Inuit lands of Nunavut, Canada, to follow the path of the 1893 Tyrrell expedition and to film and photograph the group's progress. The expedition, a 900-mile epic journey across the Barren Lands of Arctic Canada, has stirred controversy and criticism for over fifty years. The trip has been variously described as "the pioneering venture in modern recreational canoe travel" and as "an excellent example of how not to conduct a canoe trip." Delays took their toll on the adventurers, exhausted by the seemingly endless paddling through unknown rivers and lakes, the trek across the windswept tundra, and torment by voracious insects. Threatened with diminishing food reserves and increasingly harsh weather, the members of the expedition were forced to travel with greater speed and less caution, and ultimately a fatal mistake was made. Two of the canoes capsized, dumping four men into the frigid waters. Moffatt, the leader, died of exposure. It took the survivors ten days of arduous travel with minimum food and equipment to reach the safety of theÊHudson's Bay Company post. Barren Grounds features passages from the journals of two young Moffatt party members and excerpts about the 1893 expedition of Joseph Burr Tyrrell, along with entries from the journal of Art Moffatt himself. Part cautionary tale, part nail-biting adventure, the book will appeal to outdoorsmen and armchair adventurers alike.

The Barren Ground Of Northern Canada

Author : Warburton Mayer Pike
ISBN : UOM:39015027956377
Genre : Mackenzie (N.W.T.)
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Account of expedition to the Northwest Territories in 1889 in search of muskox. Author received much assistance at the Hudson Bay Company's trading posts.

The Barren Ground Of Northern Canada

Author : Warburton Mayer Pike
ISBN : 1357359624
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On Snow Shoes To The Barren Grounds

Author : Caspar Whitney
ISBN : UVA:X001751705
Genre : Hunting
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Barren Lands

Author : Kevin Krajick
ISBN : 0805071857
Genre : Science
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The story of two men's twenty-year search for diamonds in the Canadian Arctic.

An Acre Of Barren Ground

Author : Jeremy Gavron
ISBN : 9780743259712
Genre : East End (London, England)
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In groundbreaking blend of fiction, history and archeology, author uncovers the story of one street - the story of Brick Lane, the story of London, and the story of Britain.

Coming Into The Country

Author : John McPhee
ISBN : 0374522871
Genre : Nature
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An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska

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