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Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada
by Allan Casey
Lakes define not only Canada's landscape but the national imagination. Blending writing on nature, travel, and science, award-winning journalist Allan Casey systematically explores how the country's history and culture originates at the lakeshore. Lakeland describes a series of interconnected journeys by the author, punctuated by the seasons and the personalities he meets ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Greystone Books
(first published 2009)
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A great little book on the magic and history of selected Canadian Lakes. He starts at Emma Lake and moves on to Ajawaan which are both dear to me. He makes a great environmental point while sharing stories about people and events on the water. And he is from Saskatoon so he must be right.