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High on the Big Stone Heart: And Further Adventures in the Boreal Heartland
High on the Big Stone Heart is a collection of vibrant and entertaining essays on the people and places of Canada's Boreal North as seen through the eyes of one of the country's most celebrated writers of non-fiction. Accompany Charles Wilkins as he ranges across the wilds of northern Quebec; ventures deep into the subarctic Yukon in search of caribou; and tracks the north ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 2nd 2009 by Dundurn
(first published January 1st 2009)
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As you may have guessed I am indulging in a large selection of travel books as of late. I had high expectations of this book as I am living next to the Canadian Shield and thought it would be replete with stories of hiking, jumping, walking, camping, animal encounters, sunsets and the like. Nope. It was mostly about fishing. Not interested in fishing. But if you are a fisherman or fishergoddess, pick up this book as you may enjoy it more that I did. Not my cup of textual tea.