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    Pilgrims of the Wild (Voyageur Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Grey Owl, Foreword by Hugh Eayrs, Introduction by Michael Gnarowski

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    DescriptionFirst published in 1935, Pilgrims of the Wild is Grey Owl's autobiographical account of his transition from successful trapper to preservationist. With his Iroquois wife, Anahereo, Grey Owl set out to protect the environment and the endangered beaver. Powerful in its simplicity, Pilgrims of the Wild tells the story of Grey Owl's life of happy cohabitation with the wild creatures of nature and the healing powers of what he referred to as "the great Northland" of "Over the Hills and Far Away."A bestseller at the time, Pilgrims of the Wild helped establish Grey Owl's international reputation as a conservationist. His legacy of warnings against the degradations of nature and the dangers of industry live on, despite the posthumous revelation that he wasn't, in fact, the First Nations man he claimed to be.


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    Title
    Pilgrims of the Wild
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Grey Owl, Foreword by Hugh Eayrs, Introduction by Michael Gnarowski
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781554887347
    ISBN 10: 1554887348
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    BIC subject category V2: RNKH
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BIC subject category V2: WNCF
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    B&T Approval Code: A60320000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
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    BIC subject category V2: 1KBC
    DC22: 599.3232
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    BISAC region code: 4.0.2.0.0.0.0
    DC22: 508.71
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    LC classification: QL737.R6 G635 2010
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    Thema V1.0: WNCF, RNKH, DNBA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBC
    Illustrations note
    6
    Publisher
    Dundurn Group Ltd
    Imprint name
    Dundurn Group Ltd
    Publication date
    26 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Toronto
    Author Information
    Grey Owl (1888-1938), an Englishman, immigrated to Canada as Archibald Belaney in 1906 and quickly constructed an identity as a Native, assuming the Ojibwa name Wa-sha-quon-asin and eventually settling in Saskatchewan on Ajawaan Lake. He spread his message of preservation through multiple bestsellers, including "The Men of the Last Frontier, The Adventures of Sajo and Her Beaver People," and "Tales of an Empty Cabin."Michael Gnarowski co-edited "The Making of Modern Poetry in Canada," compiled "The Concise Bibliography of E nglish Canadian Literature," and edited the Critical Views on Canadian Writers Series for McGraw-Hill Ryerson. He has written for "Encyclopedia Americana, The Canadian Encyclopedia, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography," and "The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry." Gnarowski is professor emeritus at Carleton University in Ottawa.
    Review quote
    A bestseller when it was published in 1935, Pilgrims of the Wild is Grey Owls account of his transition from successful trapper to environmentalist, as he and his Iroquois wife, Anahareo, set out to protect the endangered beaver. Includes an informative and accessible introduction by Gnarowski.