By Eric Sevareid,Ann Bancroft

In 1930 amateur paddlers—Eric Sevareid and Walter C. Port—launched a secondhand 18-foot canvas canoe into the Minnesota River at citadel Snelling for an bold summer-long trip from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay. with out good thing about radio, motor, or reliable maps, the teens made their excess of 2,250 miles of rivers, lakes, and hard portages. approximately 4 months later, after taking pictures hundreds and hundreds of units of rapids and surviving really undesirable stipulations or even worse recommendation, the ragged, hungry adventurers arrived in York manufacturing unit on Hudson Bay—with wintry weather freeze-up on their heels. First released in 1935, Canoeing with the Cree is Sevareid's vintage account of this younger odyssey.

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?"Canoeing with the Cree is an all-time favourite of mine." —Ann Bancroft, Arctic explorer and co-author of No Horizon Is So Far

?"Two highschool graduates make an grand trip . . . exhibiting indomitable braveness that carried them via to their vacation spot. Humor and a spirit of experience made a grand, solid time of it, inspite of storms, rapids, lengthy portages and silent wildernesses." —Library Journal

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