By Pierre Berton
Within the Nineteen Seventies, Pierre Berton and his relatives recreated the journey down the Yukon made through his father, Francis George Berton, in 1898. This compelling tale of the later trip is a valentine from son to father, a paranormal story of a kin adrift, and a poetic exploration of the region’s wealthy heritage. In experiencing this nice desert, Berton and his relations realize their deep connection to nature and every different.
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