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Canoeing with the Cree [With Map]
by Eric Severeid and Ann Bancroft


Overview - In 1930 two novice paddlers Eric Sevareidand Walter C. Port launched a secondhand eighteen-foot canvas canoe into the MinnesotaRiver at Fort Snelling for an ambitioussummer-long journey from Minneapolis toHudson Bay. First published in 1935, Canoeingwith the Cree is Sevareid s classic accountof this youthful odyssey to a vast and remoteland, that has inspired generations ofcanoeists, wilderness enthusiasts and armchairadventurers.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1930 two novice paddlers Eric Sevareidand Walter C. Port launched a secondhand eighteen-foot canvas canoe into the MinnesotaRiver at Fort Snelling for an ambitioussummer-long journey from Minneapolis toHudson Bay. First published in 1935, Canoeingwith the Cree is Sevareid s classic accountof this youthful odyssey to a vast and remoteland, that has inspired generations ofcanoeists, wilderness enthusiasts and armchairadventurers.
In our era of GPS, cell phones, powerbars, and bug spray, the young men s accountis all the more remarkable and nostalgic. Relivetheir quintessential adventure with this limited-edition book and map set. It includes a newlydesigned book, a handsome multipurposecollector s tin, and a colorful art qualitymap annotated by Ann Raiho, who with NatalieWarren were the first women to replicate Sevareidand Port s route.
Just in time for the holidays, this limited-edition classic is the perfect gift for naturelovers and outdoor adventurers.
The newspaper stories that Eric Sevareid wrote on this trip launched his distinguished journalismcareer, which included more than a decade as a television correspondent and commentatoron the CBS Evening News."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780873518772
  • ISBN-10: 0873518772
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Page Count: 228


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