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A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story By Hank Sands
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Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf’s Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands’ adventures during his many years piloting... More > helicopters. In Wood Buffalo National Park, Hank finds himself skinny dipping with a one-ton buffalo. Near Stewart BC, he flies over an avalanche path with a bundle of dynamite fused to blow at any second, but it is lodged unreachable outside on the cargo rack. In an isolated Yukon tent camp a mad Irishman threatens to chop everyone up with an axe. High in the Bugaboos, Sands stares half-blind as explosive fuel drips from a damaged fuel tank onto the red-hot turbo charger of his crashed helicopter. Hank flies into a 130,000-volt powerline. These are but a few from this collection of incredible yet true tales. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the CF-100 all-weather fighter. On leaving the air force in 1964, he flew helicopters for 18 years. In 2001, Hank and his wife Linda moved to Victoria, BC.< Less
Western Canada By David McGuire
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Photos of Western Canada, including from Manitoba, Alberta ,Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and British Columbia.
Three Seasons in the Wind: 950 Kilometres By Canoe Down Northern Canada's Thelon River By Kathleen Pitt & Michael Pitt
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Join Michael and Kathleen's quest for beauty, solitude and adventure as they travel alone across the Barren Grounds of Canada. Their journey begins camped amid the decaying ice of a new Arctic... More > spring, and ends 37 days later as they harvest blueberries before a final descent to Baker Lake at the head of Chesterfield Inlet on Hudson Bay. Five route maps, tips on wilderness meal planning and preparation, and a detailed travel itinerary provide essential information for anyone contemplating such a trip. "This book succeeds through its unpretentious and honest description of a journey well taken. The concurrent use of diary entries from both of the Pitts gives the narrative a nice balanced feel." -- Clyde Patrick< Less
Kathleen and Michael Go Canoeing In the East Arm of Great Slave Lake By Michael Pitt
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Kathleen and Michael flew out of Yellowknife in 2017 to Old Fort Reliance, and then canoed back 330 km (205 miles), in 17 days, to where they were picked up in Pauline Bay. Share their struggles with... More > wind and waves; their encounters with angry gulls and a sauntering bear; the grandeur of the Canadian Shield; the satisfaction of morning bannock cooked over a glowing campfire; the serene moments of canoeing across perfectly still water; the comfort of resting and snacking on gorp at the end of a successful paddling day; the pleasure of paddling with the loons. Learn why the East Arm of Great Slave Lake provides a premier canoeing or kayaking adventure. This is also a story of Michael’s affection for a 27-year-old Ford Econoline van, which, with a great deal of encouragement, patience and understanding, took these adventurers 2,403 km (1,489 miles) to Yellowknife, and then back home again, to Preeceville, Saskatchewan.< Less
100+ Cartoons from North of 60 By John Henderson
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Editorial Cartoons from Canada's Northwest Territories. This book is a fund raiser for the Bella Beats Dance Troupe. 100% of the process form the sale of this book will go to help send this great... More > group of girls to New York in July of 2015.< Less
Of Pike and Men By Barbara Collins
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A father and daughter spend 5 twelve hour days fishing in the Northwest Territories with a local guide. By day one, hour two, the daughter has fallen for the guide and analyzes her situation while... More > trying to reel in huge fish and enjoy the rare one on one time with her father.< Less
Savage Destiny By Jewel Adams
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Blackhawk’s senses pulse in possessive yearning for the woman he took captive. Nothing will make him set her free, not even her own wild spirit. But can he save her from the dangers that come... More > from his own tribe and want her death? And when she believes he betrayed her and ordered her to be killed will she see past her hate and fear to find the love they once shared? Two beautiful people find a love worth fighting for in the wilderness of 1795 in the Northwest Territory of the American frontier. Let your emotions run through the smoke fires that dry buffalo meat, feel the biting sting of a knife’s killing blade and touch the love that finds ecstasy in SAVAGE DESTINY!< Less
The Fur Country: Or, Seventy Degrees North Latitude By Jules Verne
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jules Gabriel Verne, conhecido nos países de língua... More > portuguesa por Júlio Verne (Nantes, 8 de fevereiro de 1828 — Amiens, 24 de março de 1905), foi um escritor francês.Júlio Verne foi o primogênito dos cinco filhos de Pierre Verne, advogado, e Sophie Allote de la Fuÿe, esta de uma família burguesa de Nantes. Excerpt from:< Less
White Fang By Jack London
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This book is written primarily from the view of the central character, a wolf dog that goes on an amazing adventure of discovery about its wolf nature and what it means to be wild. Something... More > interesting happens however when it gets captures and then rescued by humans who have differing plans for the young wolf hero as he journeys to redefine the role of a pack leader in a new and human world.< Less
1979 COPPERMINE EXPEDITION A forty-year remembrance 2019 By Richard L. Cates, Jr.
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1979 COPPERMINE EXPEDITION A forty-year remembrance 2019 stories, journal, and pictures of the journey

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