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Canoeing the Boundary Waters wilderness : a Sawbill log

Author: Stephen Wilbers
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stephen Wilbers' follow-up to A Boundary Waters History offers historical information about black bear attacks on humans, loon calls and behaviors, lightning strikes on the waters, the experience of a woman going into labor while canoeing with her husband, the sighting of spectacular northern lights, and reflections on the wilderness experience. All the while, Wilbers reflects on experiences canoeing with his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Stephen Wilbers; Stephen Wilbers; Stephen Wilbers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wilbers
ISBN: 9781609497323 1609497325
OCLC Number: 795762227
Notes: Sequel to: A Boundary Waters history : canoeing across time, 2011.
Description: 158 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Before you embark --
Debbie ventures North, a black bear attacks, and one ugly fish --
In search of a whole, live moose --
Another moose, two black bears, one dramatic rescue, and a remembered image of the natural world --
A lake named night and one ferocious moose --
An old friend and his nephew, a scary pack of wolves, two crazy loons, and the view from Eddy's lookout tree --
Spectacular lightning strikes, fasting to death on a wilderness quest, and a perfect day --
Loon stories and the stakeout --
One honkin' lake trout, spectacular northern lights, and summer's end on Flame Lake --
Wolves howling, beavers cooing, and boys chattering --
The natural world, an intrepid intruder, and stargazing with your best friend --
Kate at last --
A meltdown and a broken bow --
No youngsters and one moose --
One foursome and one lost girl --
Eddy's return, a moose bawling in the woods, and a plethora of smallies --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Stephen Wilbers.
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Stephen Wilbers' follow-up to A Boundary Waters History offers historical information about black bear attacks on humans, loon calls and behaviors, lightning strikes on the waters, the experience of a woman going into labor while canoeing with her husband, the sighting of spectacular northern lights, and reflections on the wilderness experience. All the while, Wilbers reflects on experiences canoeing with his family. As in the first book, quotes from some of Minnesota's best-known wilderness authors appear throughout.

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