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    I remember sitting in a high school class years ago in Canada learning about Alexander Mackenzie’s discovery of

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    “Paddling the Deh Cho felt like walking a tightrope Don’t look down don’t look around don’t think too mu

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    Marco Polo Columbus Magellan Henry Hudson Captain Cook Alexander Mackenzie Lewis ClarkMackenzie We know the nam

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    Interesting research but clearly written for a macho male audienceSee my other ten word book reviews at my blog tenwordbookreviewswordpresscom

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    I received a free Kindle copy of Disappointment River by Brian Castner courtesy of Net Galley and Doubleday Books the publisher It was with the understanding that I would post a review to Net Galley Goodreads Barnes and Noble and my nonfiction book review blog I also posted it to my Facebook LinkedIn Twitter and Google Plus pagesI reuest

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    Castner wove together a fascinating story of two 1200 mile journeys by canoe down the Mackenzie River also known as the Deh Cho and Disappointment River in Canada's Northwest TerritoriesThe first journey was undertaken in 1789 by a group of voyageurs fur trappers and indigenous guides headed by Alexander Mackenzie The pur

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    “Mackenzie traversed those waters via canoe and so I planned the same My choice involved than historic homage; it is the perfect slow vehicle to see the country” In 1789 Alexander Mackenzie a Scottish explorer attempted to find the Northwest passage traveling a grueling 1100 hundred miles on a ruthless river through the Arctic wilderness His mission failed as he was thwarted by an unforgiving ice pack In 2016 author and memoirist Bri

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    I appreciated the history lesson but something never uite gelled for me

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    A sub genre I've developed a taste for canoeing adventures Castner whose voice feels very authentic to me does a magnificent job of telling the story of Alexander Mackenzie 1764 1820 who first for a European traveled this river to its end hoping it would lead to the Northwest Passage providing that long sought access to Asia via North America Castner follows in Mackenzie's wake giving us a then and now story th

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    In the late 18th Century Alexander Mackenzie convinced his employer the newly formed North West Company that it should help fund his mission to find a northwest river passage to the northern ocean and China Alternating be

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Disappointment River

H American exploration and places them in a still rugged but increasingly fragile Arctic wilderness in the process of profound alteration by the dual forces of globalization and climate change Fourteen years before Lewis and Clark Mackenzie set off to cross the continent of North America with a team of voyageurs and Chipewyan guides to find a trade route to the riches of the East What he found was a river that he named Disappointment Mackenzie died thinking he had fai Castner wove together a fascinating story of two 1200 mile journeys by canoe down the Mackenzie River also known as the Deh Cho and Disappointment River in Canada s Northwest TerritoriesThe first journey was undertaken in 1789 by a group of voyageurs fur trappers and indigenous guides headed by Alexander Mackenzie The purpose of this expedition was to find a Northwest Passage waterway to the Pacific OceanThe second journey was undertaken in 2016 by the author Brian Castner in a two man canoe in which he enlisted four friends to help him paddle down the Mackenzie River in tag team fashion The purpose of Castner s Cenote exploration and places them in a still rugged but increasingly fragile Arctic wilderness in the process of profound alteration by the dual forces of globalization and climate change Fourteen years before Lewis and Clark Mackenzie set off to cross the continent of North America with a team of voyageurs and Chipewyan guides to find a trade route to the riches of the East What he found was a river that he named Disappointment Mackenzie died thinking he had fai Castner wove together a fascinating story of two 1200 mile journeys by canoe down the Mackenzie River also known as the Deh Cho and Disappointment River in Canada s Northwest TerritoriesThe first journey was undertaken in 1789 by a group of voyageurs fur trappers and indigenous guides headed by Alexander Mackenzie The purpose of this Sottomissione expedition was to find a Northwest Passage waterway to the Pacific OceanThe second journey was undertaken in 2016 by the author Brian Castner in a two man canoe in which he Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown enlisted four friends to help him paddle down the Mackenzie River in tag team fashion The purpose of Castner s

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In 1789 Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years In 2016 the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey and discovered the Passage he could not findDisappointment River is a dual historical narrative and travel memoir that at once transports readers back to the heroic age of Nort Paddling the Deh Cho felt like walking a tightrope Don t look down don t look around don t think too much about what you are doing don t think about being small and exposed just put one foot in front of the other paddle to the next point That s it If you pick your head up look around you ll realize how far from help you are and the enormity of the task In 2016 author Brian Castner set out to retrace the route that Alexander Mackenzie took in 1789 in an attempt to reach the then fabled Northwest Passage For some time explorers had tried to find it but without success In 1775 after nearly thre

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Led He was wrongIn this book Brian Castner not only retells the story of Mackenzie's epic voyages in vivid prose he personally retraces his travels battling exhaustion exposure mosuitoes white water rapids and the threat of bears He transports readers to a world rarely glimpsed in the media of tar sands thawing permafrost remote indigenous villages and at the end a wide open Arctic Ocean that could become a far northern Mississippi of barges and pipelines and oil mone I appreciated the history lesson but something never uite gelled for me

  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • Disappointment River
  • Brian Castner
  • en
  • 20 August 2019
  • 9780385541626

About the Author: Brian Castner

Brian Castner is a nonfiction writer former Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer and veteran of the Ira War He is the author of Disappointment River All the Ways We Kill and Die and the war memoir The Long Walk which was adapted into an opera and named a New York Times Editor’s Pick and an Best Book His journalism and essays have appeared in the New York Times WIRED Esuire T