Examining extreme environments, this fascinating look at the frozen north includes explorations from the vast Boreal Forest with its rich animal life to the Hudson Bay fur trade and trappers who traded with the hat manufacturers of England. The guide follows the paths of the great early northern explorers, Samuel Hearn and David Thompson, who survived through their knowle
Quality toilet reading right here!
Many of the histories are very interesting, and if you've enjoyed other books by Ray, like I have, then you're going to like this one too.
Still, sometimes it sounds like a by-product of a tv series rather than a real book.