The Last Voyageurs: Retracing La Salle's Journey Across America: Sixteen Teenagers on the Adventure of a Lifetime

The Last Voyageurs: Retracing La Salle's Journey Across America: Sixteen Teenagers on the Adventure of a Lifetime

by Lorraine Boissoneault

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605989761
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 04/11/2016
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 851,633
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Boissoneault is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and has written about travel, foreign policy, the environment and adventure for numerous national and regional publications, including Salon, Forbes Middle East, The Weather Channel and others. She lives in Chicago.

Table of Contents

Prologue ix

Chapter 1 Make No Little Plans 1

Chapter 2 Reconstructing the Past 22

Chapter 3 The Life of a Voyageur 48

Chapter 4 The Bonds of Brotherhood 74

Chapter 5 Stuck Between Two Worlds 95

Chapter 6 No Trails But the Waterways Themselves 118

Chapter 7 Trapped at Death's Door 146

Chapter 8 "The Beginning of Our Hardships" 175

Chapter 9 The Most Dangerous Product the Intellect Has Concocted 201

Chapter 10 Parallel Voyages 222

Chapter 11 The Green Buoy 245

Epilogue 265

Endnotes 271

Acknowledgments 275

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