In this true story of adventure, author Jack Nisbet re-creates the life and times of David Thompson-surveyor, mapmaker, and fur trader. As Nisbet tracks the explorer's trail across the modern landscape, he interweaves his own observations with Thompson's historical writings, creating a lively, finely paced narrative.
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Field biologist and natural history teacher Jack Nisbet lives in Spokane, WA.Review:
"Jack Nisbet tells Thompson’s story superbly . . . Sources of the River goes immediately onto my short shelf of best books about the Pacific Northwest." –Murray Morgan
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Book Description Sasquatch Books, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1570610061
Book Description Sasquatch Books, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111570610061