Dorian Amos—a painter from Cornwall—and his wife decided that they were in need of adventure. Having searched their world atlas they decided to sell up and move to Canada in pursuit of a better life. Having bought Pricey the car, Boris Lock their faithful dog, a canoe and their fishing equipment they set off into the Yukon Wilderness to find a place they could call home. After months of camping alone in the great outdoors—where they encountered bears and wild men of the mountains—they eventually arrived at Dawson City, home to one of the great gold rushes of the 20th century. It was here that they found a run-down log cabin in the mountains nearby and began a new and gratifying life. A life they had always known they wanted.
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Dorian Amos is an illustrator and an author.Review:
"A great read, full of escapism and gentle humour." —Globe and Mail
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Book Description Eye Books, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1903070309