Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada
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Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada

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More than just a place, Lakeland is a state of mind in this ode to Canada's abundant freshwater systems.

The story begins at Emma Lake, Saskatchewan, site of writer Allan Casey's family cabin, built by his parents in 1960 for $2,500. From there, we embark on a journey through ten of Canada's seldom-celebrated but beautiful and increasingly fragile lakes in this extraordinar...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 28th 2009 by Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation (first published 2009)
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Mark Edlund
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.
Sharon
Canada has 60 % of the world’s lakes. Here are revealing portraits of 11 of them, along with the author’s entertaining adventures in discovering them.
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