Victoria Jason Kabloona In Yellow Kayak

ISBN 13: 9780888012012

Kabloona In Yellow Kayak

4.08 avg rating
( 109 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780888012012: Kabloona In Yellow Kayak
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

During the summer of 1991 Victoria Jason embarked on a journey together with Don Starkell (author of the bestselling Paddle to the Amazon) and Fred Reffler to kayak the Northwest Passage, starting at Churchill, Manitoba and aiming to reach Tuktoyaktuk on the Beaufort Sea. When she set out in 1991, Victoria, already a grandmother of two, had only been kayaking for a year and was still recovering from the second of two strokes.
Her 7,500 kilometre journey lasted four years. In the first year, Fred Reffler dropped out due to an injury, and Victoria suffered serious internal bleeding from ulcers. The second year Victoria and Don reached Gjoa Haven together, hauling their kayaks by sled, but Victoria was forced to drop out there, suffering from edema (muscle breakdown) caused by excessive fatigue. Don Starkell continued alone, reaching the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula, where he was rescued by authorities suffering from severe frostbite which resulted in the loss of all his fingers and parts of four toes.
Their first two summers together were also a time of tension and conflict between Victoria and Don.
Not content with failure, Victoria returned North the following two years and completed her triumphant journey alone from west to east, paddling from Fort Providence on the Mackenzie River to Paulatuk in 1993, and from Paulatuk to Gjoa Haven in 1994. Among the Inuit people she became known as the Kabloona (the Inuktituk word for stranger) in the Yellow Kayak.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Victoria Jason fell in love with the North while living in Churchill. After following her dream to kayak the North, she worked to reintroduce the kayak to the Innu. She toured the country sharing her experiences and adventures until illness made it impossible for her to continue. Victoria died in Winnipeg in the spring of 2000.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jason, Victoria
Published by Turnstone Press Limited(englan (1996)
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Integrity Books Corp.
(Mayfield Heights, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Turnstone Press Limited(englan, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New. Guaranteed. Seller Inventory # SKU025590

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Victoria Jason
Published by Turnstone Press Limited(englan (1996)
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Turnstone Press Limited(englan, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0888012012

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 46.08
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Jason, Victoria
Published by Turnstone Press Limited(englan (1996)
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Turnstone Press Limited(englan, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110888012012

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 57.94
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Victoria Jason
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0888012012

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 76.45
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Victoria Jason
Published by Turnstone Press Limited(englan (1996)
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Turnstone Press Limited(englan, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0888012012n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 118.57
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Jason, Victoria
ISBN 10: 0888012012 ISBN 13: 9780888012012
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
SPHINX BOOKSTORE
(OTTAWA, ON, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. NEW. Seller Inventory # BE 0106

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 106.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 16.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds