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Disappointment River Read ☆ 104 Brian Castner Ñ 4 Read review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Brian Castner In 1789 Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years In 2016 the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey and discovered the Passage he could not findDisappointment River is a dual historical narrative and travel memoir that at once transports readers back to the heroic age of Nort. I remember sitting in a high school class years ago in Canada learning about Alexander Mackenzie s discovery of the Mackenzie River At 1100 miles it is North Americas second largest river Then as per usual in those days I would start to day dream about traversing the river with Mackenzie in his hunt for the northwest passage Alexander Mackenzie made the trip in Jun 1789 with a crew of thirteen made up of voyageurs and native people In June 2016 Brian Castren made the same trip in a fiberglass canoe with all modern euipment and camping food Setting off from the Great Slave Lake at the same spot as Mackenzie he followed his route to the Beaufort Sea The major change in the two hundred plus year is the retreating of the iceThe book is well written and researched Oh how I would have loved to do that trip myself But with the book I can mentally travel it I know the area of the North West Territories fairly well I have kayaked parts of the Mackenzie River as well as the Lake Hattah area back in the 1950s The book is in part the history of the Mackenzie trip of discovery and a travel log by Castren as he made the trip in Mackenzie s footsteps If you like history of discovery and a travel adventure this book is for youI read this as an audiobook downloaded from Audible The book is just over twelve hours The author narrated the book

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Disappointment River Read ☆ 104 Brian Castner Ñ 4 Read review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Brian Castner Led He was wrongIn this book Brian Castner not only retells the story of Mackenzie's epic voyages in vivid prose he personally retraces his travels battling exhaustion exposure mosuitoes white water rapids and the threat of bears He transports readers to a world rarely glimpsed in the media of tar sands thawing permafrost remote indigenous villages and at the end a wide open Arctic Ocean that could become a far northern Mississippi of barges and pipelines and oil mone. Mackenzie traversed those waters via canoe and so I planned the same My choice involved than historic homage it is the perfect slow vehicle to see the country In 1789 Alexander Mackenzie a Scottish explorer attempted to find the Northwest passage traveling a grueling 1100 hundred miles on a ruthless river through the Arctic wilderness His mission failed as he was thwarted by an unforgiving ice pack In 2016 author and memoirist Brian Castner followed the explorer s route on the Mackenzie River aka Disappointment River to see if he could succeed where the Scottish man failed Castner presents the story as a dual narrative reconstructing Mackenzie s trip along with his own perilous adventures I enjoyed the historical element although parts of it were a bit dry but I really admired Castner s own documentation It was an incredibly difficult and harrowing trip This was part of North America I knew very little about and found these discoveries fascinating Castner is a gifted writer and one tough son of a gun I did not realize right away that Castner wrote an excellent memoir about his experiences as a Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer in Ira called The Long Walk which I loved a few years back I also highly recommend that one

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Disappointment River Read ☆ 104 Brian Castner Ñ 4 Read review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Brian Castner H American exploration and places them in a still rugged but increasingly fragile Arctic wilderness in the process of profound alteration by the dual forces of globalization and climate change Fourteen years before Lewis and Clark Mackenzie set off to cross the continent of North America with a team of voyageurs and Chipewyan guides to find a trade route to the riches of the East What he found was a river that he named Disappointment Mackenzie died thinking he had fai. Interesting research but clearly written for a macho male audienceSee my other ten word book reviews at my blog tenwordbookreviewswordpresscom


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    review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Brian Castner EBOOK DOWNLOAD Disappointment River AUTHOR Brian Castner Marco Polo Columbus Magellan Henry Hudson Captain Cook Alexander Mackenzie Lewis ClarkMackenzie? We know the names of the great explorers for both good and bad with one big exception Alexander Mackenzie I had read something about him as a kid and was fascinated by his story Finallywith Castner's book published in 2018 we have the complete story of his life and his epic journey in 1789 across a vast almost compl

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Disappointment River AUTHOR Brian Castner A sub genre I've developed a taste for canoeing adventures Castner whose voice feels very authentic to me does a magnificent job of telling the story of Alexander Mackenzie 1764 1820 who first for a European traveled this river to its end hoping it would lead to the Northwest Passage providing that long sought access to Asia via N

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  • Hardcover
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  • Disappointment River
  • Brian Castner
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  • 01 September 2020
  • 9780385541626