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The last voyageurs : retracing La Salle's journey across America : sixteen teenagers on the adventure of a lifetime

Author: Lorraine Boissoneault
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus Books editionView all editions and formats
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In 1976, America's bicentennial, 24 young men set out to re-create French explorer La Salle's voyage down the entire length of the Mississippi River, abandoning their modern identities in order to live like the voyageurs of the 1600s.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de; Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Boissoneault
ISBN: 9781605989761 1605989762
OCLC Number: 911364588
Description: xii, 275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Make no little plans --
Reconstructing the past --
The life of a voyageur --
The bonds of brotherhood --
Stuck between two worlds --
No trails but the waterways themselves --
Trapped at death's door --
"The beginning of our hardships" --
The most dangerous product the intellect has concocted --
Parallel voyages --
The green buoy.
Responsibility: Lorraine Boissoneault.
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In 1976, America's bicentennial, 24 young men set out to re-create French explorer La Salle's voyage down the entire length of the Mississippi River, abandoning their modern identities in order to live like the voyageurs of the 1600s.

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