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A Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife
(first published 1908)
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I read this book in 2006 after reading the lure of the labrador wild, the story of Mina Hubbard's husbands attempt at finding his way across labrador. It's a great book, the true story of a strong, independant woman and her trek through the labrador wilderness. One of my personal heros, george, is an integral part of the story so I have to love it, even if it wasn't an interesting tale of wildernes survival and the awesome power of a woman who is both furious and absolutely fearless. I don't kno ...more
I really enjoyed reading this book. It's made me wish there were more books like this, with a female protagonist as courageous as Mina Hubbard. She's an amazing role model! People said "You're a woman! You can't do that!" but she did it anyway with amazing results! In exploring Labrador, at the time mostly unmapped, she not only showed that a woman could do something like that, but that women should do that. Her work was and is a fitting tribute to her husband, whom she loved and whose work she ...more