Dangerous River: Adventures on the Nahanni

Dangerous River: Adventures on the Nahanni

by Raymond Murray Patterson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

In the mid-1920s Raymond M. Patterson left a comfortable position with the Bank of England for a life in with wilds of Canada. Here, he hunted, trapped, fished and prospected his way along the rivers he would later write about. This spellbinding book, his most famous account, chronicles his two journeys down the treacherous Nahanni River between the Yukon and the

Overview

In the mid-1920s Raymond M. Patterson left a comfortable position with the Bank of England for a life in with wilds of Canada. Here, he hunted, trapped, fished and prospected his way along the rivers he would later write about. This spellbinding book, his most famous account, chronicles his two journeys down the treacherous Nahanni River between the Yukon and the Mackenzie River, spurred on by his irrepressible lust for adventure and his quest for gold. The New Yorker called this "a truly enchanting book."

Editorial Reviews

Canoe and Kayak - Cecil Kuhn
One of the 10 Best Adventure Paddling Books: '[Patterson's] marvelous tale of paddling, poling, and tracking the rapids in these vast and lonely canyons strikes deep within the soul of the canoeist.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550463163
Publisher:
Boston Mills Press
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

R.M. Patterson

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >