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Paddle Your Own Canoe

Author : Nick Offerman
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 352 pages
File Size : 48,5 Mb
Release : 2013-10-01
Category : Humor
ISBN : 9780698138322

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Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman Pdf

Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman—who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman, best known as Parks and Recreation’s Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking—he runs his own woodshop—Paddle Your Own Canoe features tales from Offerman’s childhood in small-town Minooka, Illinois—“I grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield”—to his theater days in Chicago, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally. It also offers hard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, love, style, religion, woodworking, and outdoor recreation, among many other savory entrees. A mix of amusing anecdotes, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, Paddle Your Own Canoe will not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, study a few sycamore leaves, and maybe even hand craft (and paddle) their own canoes.

Paddling Her Own Canoe

Author : Veronica Strong-Boag,Carole Gerson
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Page : 400 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2017-06-22
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781487516956

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Paddling Her Own Canoe by Veronica Strong-Boag,Carole Gerson Pdf

Frequently dismissed as a 'nature poet' and an 'Indian Princess' E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913) was not only an accomplished thinker and writer but a contentious and passionate personality who 'talked back' to Euro-Canadian culture. Paddling Her Own Canoe is the only major scholarly study that examines Johnson's diverse roles as a First Nations champion, New Woman, serious writer and performer, and Canadian nationalist. A Native advocate of part-Mohawk ancestry, Johnson was also an independent, self-supporting, unmarried woman during the period of first-wave feminism. Her versatile writings range from extraordinarily erotic poetry to polemical statements about the rights of First Nations. Based on thorough research into archival and published sources, this volume probes the meaning of Johnson's energetic career and addresses the complexities of her social, racial, and cultural position. While situating Johnson in the context of turn-of-the-century Canada, the authors also use current feminist and post-colonial perspectives to reframe her contribution. Included is the first full chronology ever compiled of Johnson's writing. Pauline Johnson was an extraordinary woman who crossed the racial and gendered lines of her time, and thereby confounded Canadian society. This study reclaims both her writings and her larger significance.

Paddling My Own Canoe

Author : Esther S. Keyser,John S. Keyser,Friends of Algonquin Park
Publisher : Whitney, Ont. : Friends of Algonquin Park
Page : 268 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Algonquin Provincial Park (Ont.)
ISBN : 189499311X

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Paddle Your Own Canoe

Author : Sarah Tittle Bolton
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 186 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 1897
Category : Authors
ISBN : NWU:35556036288942

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Canoe Paddles

Author : Graham Warren,David Gidmark
Publisher : Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books
Page : 164 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2001
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN : 1552095258

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Canoe Paddles by Graham Warren,David Gidmark Pdf

Detailed plans and instructions on making, finishing and repairing wooden canoe paddles.

Strong and Steady, Or, Paddle Your Own Canoe

Author : Horatio Alger
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 1871
Category : Boys
ISBN : UOM:39015013761302

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Strong and Steady, Or, Paddle Your Own Canoe by Horatio Alger Pdf

Walter Conrad, the hero, is unexpectedly reduced from affluence to poverty, and compelled to fight his own way in life. Undaunted by misfortune, he makes up his mind to "paddle his own canoe," and, declining, the offers of friends, sets to work with a resolute will and persistent energy, which command success in the end.--Provided by author in preface.

Inheriting a Canoe Paddle

Author : Misao Dean
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2013-02-25
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781442661769

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Inheriting a Canoe Paddle by Misao Dean Pdf

If the canoe is a symbol of Canada, what kind of Canada does it symbolize? Inheriting a Canoe Paddle looks at how the canoe has come to symbolize love of Canada for non-aboriginal Canadians and provides a critique of this identification’s unintended consequences for First Nations. Written with an engaging, personal style, it is both a scholarly examination and a personal reflection, delving into representations of canoes and canoeing in museum displays, historical re-enactments, travel narratives, the history of wilderness expeditions, artwork, film, and popular literature. Misao Dean opens the book with the story of inheriting her father’s canoe paddle and goes on to explore the canoe paddle as a national symbol – integral to historical tales of exploration and trade, central to Pierre Trudeau’s patriotism, and unique to Canadians wanting to distance themselves from British and American national myths. Throughout, Inheriting a Canoe Paddle emphasizes the importance of self-consciously evaluating the meaning we give to canoes as objects and to canoeing as an activity.

Paddle Your Own Canoe

Author : Gary McGuffin,Joanie McGuffin
Publisher : Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 1999
Category : Canoes and canoeing
ISBN : 1550462148

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Paddle Your Own Canoe by Gary McGuffin,Joanie McGuffin Pdf

The most comprehensive book ever written on canoeing technique ... essential guide for recreational paddlers is packed with information. -- Bushwacker's Wilderness Journal 09/2003.


Author : Ted Moores
Publisher : Firefly Books Limited
Page : 207 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2000
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN : 1552093425

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Canoecraft by Ted Moores Pdf

Back in print: A revised second edition of a classic how-to book on canoe building. The new edition is updated to include advances in glues and techniques since the original was published, as well as five new canoe plans, builder tips and paddle carving.

Paddle to the Amazon

Author : Don Starkell
Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
Page : 337 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 1994-09-03
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9780771082566

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It was crazy. It was unthinkable. It was the adventure of a lifetime. When Don and Dana Starkell left Winnipeg in a tiny three-seater canoe, they had no idea of the dangers that lay ahead. Two years and 12,180 miles later, father and son had each paddled nearly twenty million strokes, slept on beaches, in jungles and fields, dined on tapir, shark, and heaps of roasted ants. They encountered piranhas, wild pigs, and hungry alligators. They were arrested, shot at, taken for spies and drug smugglers, and set upon by pirates. They had lived through terrifying hurricanes, food poisoning, and near starvation. And at the same time they had set a record for a thrilling, unforgettable voyage of discovery and old-fashioned adventure. "Courageous . . . Exciting and always immediate." -- The New York Times Book Review

Tending the Fire

Author : Mike Yarbrough
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 152 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2021-06-18
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1737261529

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Tending the Fire by Mike Yarbrough Pdf

A Valiant Call to Live ManfullyYou and I are brothers in the battle of our age.We are at war with complacency, abdication of responsibilities, anxiety, and those who are hell bent on the eradication of anything resembling whole, healthy, and authentic masculinity. One of the greatest weapons we have in the fight is to live deliberately and with the courage to earnestly tend the fire God has placed in our hearts.In Tending the Fire, Mike Yarbrough inspires and equips men to break free from the status quo and take up the High Calling of manliness.Filled with timeless principles, poetic insights, and touching humor, this book is a must read for every man in every season of life.


Author : Anonim
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Page : 68 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 1969
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 0395292034

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Paddle-to-the-Sea by Anonim Pdf

A toy Indian and his canoe travel from Lake Nipigon to the Atlantic Ocean.


Author : Nick Offerman
Publisher : Dutton
Page : 418 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2016-04-05
Category : History
ISBN : 9780451473011

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Gumption by Nick Offerman Pdf

First paperback printing includes "Bonus chapter."

Canoe for Change

Author : Glenn Green,Carol VandenEngel
Publisher : FriesenPress
Page : 207 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2021-06-04
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781039103023

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Canoe for Change by Glenn Green,Carol VandenEngel Pdf

Imagine taking on the challenge of a cross-Canada canoe adventure: to live outdoors for months at a time, to embark on your destination knowing you have 8,515 kilometres ahead of you to paddle. Canoe for Change is the story of husband-and-wife team Glenn Green and Carol VandenEngel who took on this gift and privilege to see Canada from thousand-year-old water trails and form connections to nature that many have lost. Traversing through oceans, rivers, lakes and creeks, the couple completed a three-year paddle across Canada from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. Manoeuvring tidal currents, high winds and waves, pulling their canoe over the Rocky Mountains, paddling through badlands, seeing wolves and bears on remote shorelines, they experienced Canada's natural beauty from the water's edge. Along the way, they found perseverance, companionship and self-discovery. In exploring this great land full of amazing diversity, one of their most remarkable memories is of the friendliness, kindness and generosity bestowed upon them by their fellow Canadians. Listen to the sound the paddle makes as it dips into the water and taste true freedom...after all, it is not a race but a retirement cruise. Outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers will find fascination and inspiration in Canoe for Change, while travellers and paddlers looking for a new way to see Canada will find helpful information about routes, equipment and logistics.

Paddling My Own Canoe

Author : Audrey Sutherland
Publisher : Patagonia
Page : 176 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2018-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1938340760

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Paddling My Own Canoe by Audrey Sutherland Pdf

An Epic Memoir of an Intrepid Solo Adventurer, a Woman Who Lived by the Philosophy "Go Simple, Go Solo, Go Now"