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The Complete Wilderness Paddler

James West Davidson, John Rugge


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A combination of detailed instruction and text (based on actual adventures) of all the techniques of canoe camping and wilderness cruising. You learn how to "find a river," navigate, cope with accidents and much more. With 65 drawings and 11 maps.

Vintage, 9780394711539, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 12, 1982

About the Author

James West Davidson is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his PhD in American history. A full-time writer and wilderness paddler, he is also the coeditor of Oxford University Press' New Narratives in American History series with Michael Stoff. He has written several American history textbooks, including After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection, coauthored with Mark Lytle.

John Rugge is the author of The Complete Wilderness Paddler and Great Heart: The History of a Labrador Adventure, both with James West Davidson, as well as All in a Day’s Work: Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice with Daniel Way.