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THE ITUNI EXPERIENCE - The trials of a chainsaw logger By Forbes Skinner
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This book reflects my personal harrowing experiences in the chainsaw logging industry, operating from Ituni, Upper Demerara River, Guyana. It is indicative of the difficulties, compounded by limited... More > resources and capital, which affect small businesses. It shows that there is more to success than the drive and resolve to succeed. The book details interactions with workers, lending institutions, lumber dealers, the Guyana Forestry Commission, politicians, and of course, the people of Ituni. The logging business made an impact on the full gamut of my emotions – joy, pain, satisfaction, disappointment and despair. The journey stretched me way beyond what I thought I was capable, but greatly shaped the way I perceived life and business subsequently. The book is filled with adventure, suspense and action. There is hardly a dull moment, making the book a lot more than logging itself. It is a perfect representation of life and living in an underdeveloped country of the world.< Less
Driven To Excel By Lawrence C. Erwin
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Donald Charles McLean left Scotland and signed on with the Hudson Bay Company in 1813, as a shallop master. Three years later, because of starvation conditions, he volunteered to snowshoe from Moose... More > Factory to Montreal, through the dangerous and inhospitable arctic watershed, controlled by the North West Company. At Montreal, he assisted Lord Selkirk to prepare for his journey to the Red River Colony. After learning of the massacre at Seven Oaks, McLean joined the rival NWC and became Captain of their Schooner, Governor Gore, sailing on the upper Great Lakes. McLean married Ann Warren of Fort Erie in 1820 and shortly after the two fur-trading companies amalgamated, they moved to the Seigneury of Argenteuil where they raised twelve children. McLean participated in the Rebellion of 1837. Later, he bought 1,500 acres in the wilderness of Eardley Twp. where he, his wife and most of their sons moved and entered into the lumber business.< Less
The Ituni Experience - The Trials of a Chainsaw Logger By Forbes Skinner
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This book reflects my personal horroring experiences in the chainsaw logging industry, operating from Ituni, Upper Demerara River, Guyana. It details interactions with Chainsaw operators, the Guyana... More > Forestry Commission, lending institutions, money lenders, business partners, lumber dealers, politicians and of course the great people of Ituni. The logging business made an impact on the full gamut of my emotions – joy, pain, satisfaction, disappointment and despair. The journey stretched me way beyond what I thought I was capable, but greatly shaped the way I perceived life and business thereafter. I entered the area, basically unscratched but left a badly wounded man. This book is a worthwhile read. Please check a book review at selfpublishingreview.com< Less
Dynamite and Toothpicks By D.L. Soucy
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Dynamite and toothpicks sounds like it might be a title from an old silent movie, but it is really just a poem about the old days of lumbering here in the grand old Pine Tree State of Maine. Once... More > upon a time things like dynamite were common tools, and there were many times a logger would have to use a stick or two to blow a log jam before it caused too much damage. With that picture in mind, I wrote a poem called Dynamite and Toothpicks depicting such a scene and placed it upon the renowned Penobscot River system. Also included in this selection of over 100 of my poems are some old favorites and some new material as well. From the dark and depressing to the glory of a new caught fish arcing through the air in a spraying rainbow of colors, there is sure to be something for the pleasure of all. Several new poems about fishing and getting out into the wild world around us are included as well.< Less
New York Sketches: Illustrated By Jesse Lynch Williams
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New York Sketches: Illustrated by Jesse Lynch Williams first published in 1902. Jesse Lynch Williams (1871–1929) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning author and dramatist. In this book the... More > author describes with drawings the beautiful scenery's of New York City. DOWN along the Battery sea-wall is the place to watch the ships go by. Coastwise schooners, lumber-laden, which can get far up the river under their own sail; big, full-rigged clipper ships that have to be towed from the lower bay, their topmasts down in order to scrape under the Brooklyn Bridge; barques, brigs, brigantines—all sorts of sailing craft, with cargoes from all seas, and flying the flags of all nations. THE walk up-town reaches from the bottom of the buzzing region where money is made to the bright zone where it is spent and displayed; and the walk is a delight all the way. It is full of variety, color, charm, exhilaration—almost intoxication, on its best days.< Less

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