Beyond the End of the Road: A Winter of Contentment North of the Arctic Circle

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Join Kathleen and Michael Pitt as they leave the comfort and temperate climate of Vancouver to spend an isolated winter north of the Arctic Circle. With neither power nor running water, living in a small, one-room cabin 40 kilometres from the nearest community of 75 people, this middle-aged couple learns to embrace temperatures that regularly fall below -40 degrees. By the time the ice left the lake in mid-June, their lives had been changed forever. "A mesmerizing account. Well-written and insightful." -- Julie Angus, author of "Rowboat in a Hurricane" "Personal, humorous and witty" -- Alan Fehr, Superintendent of Prince Albert National Park Born and raised in California, Michael D. Pitt came to Canada in 1975 to teach grassland ecology at UBC. The lure of a rural lifestyle, however, inevitably proved irresistible. The Pitts now live on 565 acres near Preeceville, Saskatchewan. Kathleen and Michael wrote "Three Seasons in the Wind: 950 km by Canoe... More > Down Northern Canada's Thelon River" (1999).< Less
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ISBN 978-1-897435-36-6
September 6, 2012
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