Tired of everyday life ashore, Farley Mowat would find a sturdy boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, free as a bird. It seemed like a good idea. The encounters with sharks, rum-runners, rum and a host of unforgettable characters on land and sea make this a very funny book for readers of all ages.
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The Dog Who Wouldn't BeBantam Books #ad - Bantam Books. Farely mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He climbed tress and ladders, rode passenger in an open car wearing goggles and displaying hunting skills that bordered on sheer genius.
He was a marvelous dog, worthy of an unusual boy growing up a raw, untamed wilderness.
Owls in the FamilyYearling #ad - Bantam Books. Every child needs to have a pet. But what happens when your pet is an owl, and your owl is terrorizing the neighbourhood? In Farley Mowat’s exciting children’s story, magpies, a young boy’s pet menagerie—which includes crows, gophers and a dog—grows out of control with the addition of two cantankerous pet owls.
The story of how wol and weeps turn the whole town upside down s warm, funny, and bursting with adventure and suspense. No one could argue with that. Used book in Good Condition.
Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic WolvesBack Bay Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. More than a half-century ago the Canadian Wildlife Service assigned the naturalist Farley Mowat to investigate why wolves were killing arctic caribou. Bantam Books. Mowat's account of the summer he lived in the frozen tundra alone-studying the wolf population and developing a deep affection for the wolves who were of no threat to caribou or man and for a friendly Inuit tribe known as the Ihalmiut "People of the Deer"-is a work that has become cherished by generations of readers, an indelible record of the myths and magic of wild wolves.
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The Dog Who Wouldn't BeDavid R Godine #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Bantam Books. Much as they remember the great canadian novelist farley Mowat - for his wry humor, his passion for animals in all forms and the outdoors in all its glory, his marvelous use of language his father was a librarian, and his seemingly endless series of misadventures.
Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. First published in 1957, this is one of those classic dog books that everyone who ever read it remembers.
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Two lost huskies they tame bring companionship--and maybe a way home from their dangerous adventure. Used book in Good Condition. Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition.
The Farfarers: A New History of North AmericaSkyhorse #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Back Bay Books. Bantam Books. Skillfully weaving together clues gathered from forty years of research, Mowat presents a fascinating account of a forgotten history. Used book in Good Condition. Their search for safety, and for the massive walrus herds on which their survival depended, eventually took them to the land now known as Newfoundland and Labrador.
In this bestseller, farley mowat challenges the conventional notion that the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach North America, offering an unforgettable portrait of the Albans, a race originating from the island now known as Britain. Used book in Good Condition. Battered by repeated invasions from their aggressive neighbors—Celt, Roman, and Norse—the Albans fled west.
And No Birds SangDouglas & McIntyre #ad - Bantam Books. Back Bay Books. Turned away from the royal canadian Air Force for his apparent youth and frailty, Farley Mowat joined the infantry in 1940 The young second lieutenant soon earned the trust of the soldiers under his command, and was known to bend army rules to secure a stout drink, or find warm — if nonregulation — clothing.
With a naturalist's eyes and ears, mowat takes in the full dark depths of war; his moving account of military service, and the friends he left behind, is also a plea for peace. But when mowat and his regiment engaged with elite German forces in the mountains of Sicily, the optimism of their early days as soldiers was replaced by despair.
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High Latitudes: The Incredible True Story of an Arctic Journey by Master storyteller Farley Mowat 17 million books soldSkyhorse #ad - That perspective led to resource developers abusing the land however they chose. Within its pages are the original conversations that Mowat recorded during his journey. Mowat is a natural and a master storyteller, which old fans will remember and new fans will quickly learn. Back Bay Books. In her foreword, with passion and insight, Margaret Atwood writes, “High Latitudes gives us, a vertical section of time past—the time that preceded our present.
Used book in Good Condition. At long last, here it is. More than 17 million of his books have sold, and the New York Times calls him a “master storyteller. In high latitudes, farley mowat hoped to write a book that would let northern people speak for themselves and would expose the false view of the North as “a bloody great wasteland” with no people in it.
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People of the Deer Death of a PeopleDa Capo Press #ad - People of the deer is the lyrical portrait of a beautiful and endangered society, and a mournful reproach to those who would manipulate and destroy indigenous cultures anywhere in the world. With the ihalmiut, suffered agonizing shortages of food, and witnessed the continual, Mowat also endured bleak winters, devastating intrusions of interlopers bent on exploitation.
Living among them, he observed for the first time a sight that would inspire the rest of his life: the millennia-old migration of the Arctic's caribou in their teeming multitudes. Most of all, the ihalmiut, it is a tribute to the last People of the Deer, whose calamitous encounter with modern civilization resulted in their tragic decline.
People of the Deer Death of a People #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Here, in the first book to exhibit the prodigious literary talent that would produce some of the most memorable books of the next half-century, Mowat chronicles his harrowing experiences. Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Bantam Books. The classic first book from one of the world's best-loved storytellers, the ihalmiut people of northern Canada numbered 7, when twenty-five-year-old Farley Mowat began a two-year stay in the Arctic, 000 souls; by 1946, Farley Mowat's unforgettable account of a people driven nearly to extinction by the trespasses of Western cultureIn 1886, their population had dwindled to only forty.
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