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Kinds of winter : four solo journeys by dogteam in Canada's Northwest Territories

Author: Dave Olesen
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Life writing series .
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After a fifteen-year career as a sled dog racer, musher Dave Olesen turned his focus away from competition and set out to fulfill a lifelong dream. Over the course of four successive winters he steered his dogs and sled on long trips away from his remote Northwest Territories homestead, setting out in turn to the four cardinal compass points - south, east, north, and west - and home again to Hoarfrost River. His  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Olesen, Dave, 1957-, author.
Kinds of winter.:
Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014.
(CaOONL)20149041489
Named Person: Dave Olesen; Dave Olesen; Dave Olesen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Olesen
ISBN: 9781771121187 1771121181 9781771121316 1771121319
OCLC Number: 882190541
Description: xi, 251 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Compass Points, Over the Boulders, Eager...; South; East; North; West; Afterword.
Series Title: Life writing series .
Responsibility: Dave Olesen.

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After a 15-year racing career, musher Dave Olesen set out to fulfill a lifelong dream, carrying out four solo journeys by dog team, pointing in turn to the south, east, north, and west, and home  Read more...

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"This is a wonderful book, telling the story of four incredible journeys by a remarkable man." -- Kathleen Coskran, author of "The High Price of Everything" Kinds of Winteris a chronicle of the Read more...

 
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