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Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush ●

Thomas Osborne delivers a gripping account of 1870s Ontario pioneer life. The view 16year-old Thomas Osborne first had of Muskoka was at night, trudging alone with his even younger brother along unmarked primitive roads to find their luckless father who, in 1875, had decided to make a new start for his beleaguered family on some "free land" in the bush east of the pioneer village of

Author : Thomas Osborne Pages : 264 pages Publisher : A J. Patrick Boyer Book Language : ISBN-10 : 1926577167 ISBN-13 : 9781926577 166


Huntsville, Ontario. The miracle is that Thomas lived to tell the tale.For the next five years Thomas endured starvation, falling through the ice and freezing, accidents with axes and boats, and narrow escapes from wolves and bears. Many years later, after returning to the United States, Osborne wrote down all his adventures in a graphic memoir that has become, in the words of author and journalist Roy MacGregor, "an undiscovered Canadian classic."Reluctant Pioneer provides a brooding sense of adventure and unsentimental realism to deliver a powerful account of pioneer life where tragedies arrive as naturally as rain and where humour resides in irony. Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush Get Now https://bookzxy.blogspot.sg/?book=1926577167

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Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush  

Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush Get Now https://bookzxy.blogspot.sg/?book=1926577167

Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush  

Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush Get Now https://bookzxy.blogspot.sg/?book=1926577167

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