Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada

Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada

by Allan Casey (Author)

Lakes define not only Canada's landscape but the national imagination. Blending writing on nature, travel, and science, award-winning journalist Allan Casey systematically explores how the country's history and culture originates at the lakeshore. Lakeland describes a series of interconnected journeys by the author, punctuated by the seasons and the personalities he meets along the way including aboriginal fishery managers, fruit growers, boat captains, cottagers, and scientists. Together they form an evocative portrait of these beloved bodies of water and what they mean, from sapphire tarns above the Rocky Mountain tree line to the ponds of western Newfoundland.

Book Details

Publication Date
November 01, 2009
Publisher
Page count
360
ISBN
9781926812151
Paper ISBN
9781553658856