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King of Algonquin Park is the true story of an exceptional and notorious wilderness man and his struggles to survive in the remote, rugged terrain of Algonquin Park in childhood, the Depression, and through the war years. The story will take you from the arrival of his family in Nouvelle France in the 1600s through the expeditions of his voyageur ancestors and life in his kingdom of Algonquin Park and his principality of Wakami Provincial Park. There is plenty of wilderness adventure, survival, living off the land, pioneer and folk lore, and great wildlife stories.You won t get through this story without a lot of laughter and tears as the old trapper and the young woman from the city spar over their very different lifestyles and move from best enemies to a lifetime relationship.
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Paton Lodge Lindsay attributes her very early introduction to nature to the days spent with her grandfather in his canoe, and her lifetime love and respect for nature to Trapper. Paton has always been concerned with the well-being of wildlife and habitat and has for decades been a constructive activist opposing the massive clear-cuts that in her opinion leave only the perception of wilderness. Paton was the only woman in Canada to sit on the National Firearms Advisory Council to the Solicitor General of Canada at the time of its inception in 1979.Paton is a published writer with many poems, short stories, and environmental pieces in newspapers and magazines.King of Algonquin Park is her first book.
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Book Description General Store Publishing House, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1771230355