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Mason, Bill 1929-1988

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Path of the paddle by Bill Mason( Book )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the basics of canoeing alone or with a partner and demonstrates advanced techniques for navigating rapids, coping with accidents, and portaging
Paddle to the sea by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and French and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Native American boy carves a small wooden man into a canoe. Follows the adventures of the tiny craft as it forges its own path from Lake Superior through the Great Lakes and down to the Atlantic Ocean. A thrilling journey across the waves and rapids of North America
Death of a star( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Supernovas are as spectacular as they are rare. In early 1987, a giant star exploded in the sky -- one of the most violent celestial events since the creation of the universe ... Why did this phenomenon fascinate, baffle, and delight astronomers? What causes a star to explode? How will these energy blasts help us understand our universe?"--Container
Song of the paddle : an illustrated guide to wilderness camping by Bill Mason( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solo Whitewater( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short film from famed canoeist Bill Mason explains clearly how to locate a deep water channel by reading the rapids-and how to apply the many paddling strokes and maneuvers to steer the canoe where you want it to go. Filled with meaningful survival tactics, Solo Whitewater also depicts what happens when you make a mistake and "wipe out" in a turbulent rapid, as well as how to survive the swim
Solo Basic( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy and poetry of paddling solo are illustrated in Solo Basic-a classic film in the Path of the Paddle series-as are all the basic strokes used in maintaining complete control of the canoe. With the aid of animated lines, the path of the paddle is clearly defined so there can be no mistaking what the paddle is doing. Famed canoeist, conservationist, and wildlife expert Bill Mason demonstrates the various strokes in rapids in a way that will entice novice canoeists to get out on the water
Doubles Basic( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When paddling double, the canoeists demonstrate the basic paddling strokes and how to apply them in a variety of combinations to move the canoe at will. Throughout the classic Doubles Basic film, the application of each stroke in rapids is shown briefly, with emphasis on the necessity of working as a well-coordinated team. This short film from canoeist Bill Mason is the winner of the BAFTA Film Award in the Best Specialized Film category
The Shape of things( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geometric shapes found in nature and emphasizes that nature is constantly creating the same shapes
Waterwalker by Bill Mason( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Mason canoes his way around northern Lake Superior waters with observations on the beauty and meaning of the natural resources
Death of a legend( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary film by Bill Mason is about wolves and the negative myths surrounding the animal. Examines the nature and plight of the wolf and relates it to the plight of other species of North American wildlife that have fallen afoul of predatory man and his technology. Exceptional footage portrays the wolf's life cycle and the social organization of the pack, as well as other film of caribou, moose, deer and buffalo. Mason later made a feature documentary on wolves (Cry of the Wild, 1973) that played theatrically throughout North America and earned $5 million at the box office
Cry of the wild by Bill Mason( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Bill Mason in his quest to understand the timber wolf. Mason captures on film, ever so gently, this powerful and compelling predator. This is a beautiful tribute to a mysterious and misundertood animal
Song of the paddle( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Mason and his wife and two children take a canoeing vacation down a Lake Superior tributary, blending canoeing tips with a family adventure
The rise and fall of the Great Lakes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this short documentary from conservationist Bill Mason, he illustrates that although the Great Lakes have had their ups and downs, nothing has been harder to take than what humans have done to them lately. In the film, a lone canoeist lives through the changes of geological history, through Ice Age and flood, only to find himself in the end trapped in a sea of scum
When the wolves sang by Bill Mason( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's observations of wolves. Suitable grades 4 and up
Witzend( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the formulaic constraints, censorious nature and onerous lack of creator's rights in mainstream comics got to be too much for the brilliant cartoonist Wallace Wood. But he struck out on his own with the self-published Witzend. It became a haven for Wood and his fellow professional cartoonist friends where they could produce the kind of personal work that they wanted to do, without regard to commercial demands. Now, Fantagraphics presents the complete run of Witzend in this two-volume set
Rusty Bryant by Rusty Bryant( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfpack U-boats in the Atlantic, 1939-1944( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nature film that shows the absorbing, even admirable qualities of the wolf's character and behavior, and its essential role in the natural scheme of life and death
L'aviron qui nous mène by Bill Mason( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un volume d'un intérêt exceptionnel, écrit par un pagayeur chevronné qui fait montre dans son propos d'un souci pédagogique constant. Le débutant mais aussi l'excursionniste expérimenté y trouveront une foule de renseignements complétés par une illustration fort suggestive: les notions de base, les coups de pagaie, le canot en solo et en double, les rapides, les manoeuvres en eau vive, les dessalages, la sécurité, les différents modèles de canot, etc. Une publication canadienne de premier ordre, tant par son contenu que par sa présentation. Fortement recommandé à tous ceux que le canot intéresse. [SDM]
Path of the paddle Quiet water( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Join Bill Mason, seasoned canoeist, noted conservationist, and wildlife expert, as he explains and demonstrates the art of singles and doubles canoeing on quiet water
 
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Path of the paddle
Alternative Names
Bill Mason Canadees filmregisseur (1929-1988)

Bill Mason Canadian naturalist, author, artist and filmmaker

Bill Mason kanadischer Naturforscher und -schützer, Schriftsteller und Filmemacher

Mason, William 1929-1988

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Languages
English (161)

French (15)

German (7)

Covers
Song of the paddle : an illustrated guide to wilderness campingBill Mason, wilderness artist : from heart to handCanoescapes