Mr Olson Has Illuminated His Own Cruise With Quotations From Journals And Diaries Of Such Men As George Simpson, David Thompson, Alexander Henry, And Alexander Mackenzie As Well As A Host Of Other Explorers Traders Whose Voices Speak From The Old Moose Fort Journals Of The Hudson S Bay Company Mr Olson Serves As The Bourgeois Of The Party Of Six The Boss Who Ran The Trip, Chose The Routes, Picked The Camp Sites His Companions And He Relived For All Readers Of This Book What Life Was Then In The Wilds Of The Canadian Northwest Mr Olson Combines His Inimitable Ability To Evoke The Beauties And Wonders Of The Wilderness Its Animals, Birds, And Its Very Spirit With A Dramatic Talent For Taking The Reader Along The Route Of The Men Who Pioneered That Wilderness Francis Lee Jacques, Whose Genius To Evoke The Wilderness In Pen And Ink Is Unchallenged, Has Illuminated This Book By His Drawings, As He Did The Singing Wilderness And Listening Point.
Sigurd F Olson was an American author, environmentalist, and advocate for the protection of wilderness For than thirty years, he served as a wilderness guide in the lakes and forests of the Quetico Superior country of northern Minnesota and northeastern Ontario He was known honorifically as the Bourgeois a term the voyageurs of old used of their trusted leaders.
- 272 pages
- The Lonely Land
- Sigurd F. Olson
- 23 February 2017 Sigurd F. Olson