Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Photo Cover. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) -----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by macGregor, 374 pages, b&w photos, ---"The CAA-Birks Family Foundation Award for Biography---The 2000 Ottawa-Carlton Book Award---The (U.S. ) Rutstrum Award for Best Wilderness Book---In 1929, at the age of twenty-two, Duncan MacGregor, the son of a lumberman, great-grandson of a voyageur, and an avid reader and baseball fan, headed off into the largest tract of preserved bush in the world: Ontario's Algonquin Park. When he got there, he was home for the rest of his life. From the true nature of fishing to the harsh realities of raising a family in the woods, from the role of fear in the bush to the small nuances of family relationships, A Life in the Bush is painted on a canvas both vast and richly detailed. A story that captures the tough physical demands, the rich life of the senses, and the unselfconscious freedom that comes from living apart from town and city. In this beautifully crafted memoir of his father, Roy MacGregor paints an intimate portrait of an unusual man and spins a spellbinding tale of a boy's complex relationship with his father. He also evokes, perhaps for the first time in Canadian literature, the bush the way bush people see it, an insider's view of life in the totemic Canadian wilderness."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.
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