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Voyage of a summer sun : canoeing the Columbia River

Author: Robin Cody
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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For 82 days, the author steers his 16-ft canoe around massive dams, through killer rapids and across reservoirs the size of small states from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean.
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Cody, Robin, 1943-
Voyage of a summer sun.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)622827284
Online version:
Cody, Robin, 1943-
Voyage of a summer sun.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)632229520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Cody
ISBN: 0679417680 9780679417682
OCLC Number: 30400213
Awards: Oregon Book Award for Literary Nonfiction, 1995.
Description: viii, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Where things come from --
Headwaters to Golden: the river awakening --
Golden to Redgrave Canyon: bear-scare and water-fright --
Kinbasket Lake: he saw what was coming --
Mica to Revelstoke: loon, rain, and oompah music --
Arrow Lake: this is why you do it --
Free-flowing river: keep the wet side down --
Lake Roosevelt: we were the people --
Grand Coulee: a man has no idea --
Change a big river: rattlesnake, milfoil, and carp --
'Nchiawana, Columbia: we live in two worlds --
Hanford: nobody knew what we were making --
Turning for home: this is our mother, this country --
East Gorge: still in the Brown country --
Celilo: she who watches --
The urban waterways: to a clearing in the wilderness --
The pull of tide: so big and soon.
Responsibility: Robin Cody.

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For 82 days, the author steers his 16-ft canoe around massive dams, through killer rapids and across reservoirs the size of small states from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean.

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