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Lawrence Grassi: From Piedmont to the Rocky Mountains

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Lawrence Grassi was a trailblazer in every sense of the word. A working-class man of humble Italian origins who worked as a labourer and a coal miner for most of his life, Grassi had a deep passion for the Rocky Mountains. He was famous in the region for his commitment as a guide, a mountain climber, and a builder of greatly admired hiking trails. Today, in or near ...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published May 7th 2015 by University of Toronto Press
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Caroline Woodward
This is a painstakingly researched biography of an Italian immigrant to Canada, one of many from the small northern Italian village of Falmenta, and the lasting contribution Lawrence (Lorenzo) Grassi made to the mountain climbing community and the trails of the Canadian Rockies.

Lawrence Grassi: From Piedmont to the Rocky Mountains[authors:Elio Costa & Gabriele Scardellato]
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