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The Journals of Alexander MacKenzie: Exploring Across Canada in 1789 & 1793

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Superb firsthand account of 1793 trek across western Canada to the Pacific. Places, Indian tribes, plants, animals, more. Fully edited and annotated. 6 maps. Bibliography.
Paperback, 428 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by The Narrative Press (first published 1801)
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Amerynth
Well written and engrossing, Alexander Mackenzie's account of his travels across Canada is well balanced between exciting adventures and descriptive details of his trip. The book makes for a quick and entertaining read, as Mackenzie describes that hardships of taking a canoe halfway across Canada (and marching the rest of the way) past Native American tribes, some of whom had never seen a white man before. Unlike some of the early explorers, Mackenzie seemed to have a fairly progressive attitude ...more
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An every Canadian must read. Good read.
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This is an absolutely terrific book. I don't understand why it's not more popular.

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