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Trapping the boundary waters

a tenderfoot in the border country, 1919-1920
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Minnesota Historical Society Press , St. Paul, MN
Cook, Charles Ira, 1892-1965., Pioneers -- Minnesota -- Boundary Waters Canoe Area -- Biography., Trappers -- Minnesota -- Boundary Waters Canoe Area -- Biography., Boundary Waters Canoe Area (Minn.) -- Description and travel., Outdoor life -- Minnesota -- Boundary Waters Canoe Area., Boundary Waters Canoe Area (Minn.) -- Biogr

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Boundary Waters Canoe Area (Minn.), Minnesota, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Boundary Waters Canoe

StatementCharles Ira Cook, Jr. ; with an introduction by Harry B. Cook.
GenreBiography.
SeriesMidwest reflections
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF612.B73 .C66 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 182 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL44694M
ISBN 100873513789, 0873513797
LC Control Number99040555

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Soon abandoned by his comfort-loving companion, the restless WWI veteran spent an enlightening year learning--often the hard way--how to paddle and sail on windy lakes, hunt and fish for food.

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With a keen memory supported by years of historical research, Blackwell tells his grandfather’s story and illuminates a way of life in a Brand: Northern Wilds Store.

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