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6 edition of Epic Wanderer found in the catalog.

Epic Wanderer

David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West

by D"Arcy Jenish

  • 297 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography,
  • History,
  • Canada - Pre-Confederation (to 1867),
  • Biography,
  • North American,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • History: World,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • Cartographers,
  • History / Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867),
  • 19th century,
  • Thompson, David,,
  • 1770-1857,
  • 18th century,
  • Canada

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905087M
    ISBN 100803226004
    ISBN 109780803226005

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The book shows the (historic) map drawn by Thompson but the print is so small as to make it nearly unreadable. Aside from that, this is THE book to own if you have any interest in learning about David Thompson.

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Epic Wanderer David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West (Book): Jenish, D'Arcy: Popular historian D'Arcy Jenish recreates the adventure and sacrifice of mapmaker David Thompson's fascinating life in the wilderness of North America.

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Epic Wanderer won the University of British Columbia Medal for Biography–a prestigious award bestowed on many of Canada’s best writers. Second Opinions “Epic Wanderer is a gripping yarn about one man’s ambitions, his breathtaking adventures and the opening of the West.

long life are enigmatic and seemingly contradictory. "Epic Wanderer" is a journalistic account of the known facts. It is not as insightful as "Sources of the River," the book that has emerged as the definitive account of Thompson's northwest explorations.

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