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Winter Brothers
Winter Brothers
Author: Ivan Doig
WINTER BROTHERS is a magnificent evocation of the Pacific Northwest. In it, Ivan Doig explores the unpublished diaries of James Gilchrist Swan, an early settler of the region, who came west from Boston in the 1850s. Doig followed Swan's footsteps one wild winter along the coastline of Puget Sound and up the Straits of Juan de Fuca. He travele...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780736612784
ISBN-10: 0736612785
Publication Date: 1/1/1988
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Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback
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Fascinating book. James Gilchrist Swan(1818-1900) was a pioneer in the Washington Territory. Ivan Doig has taken bits and pieces of Swans journals and followed his footsteps adding his own commentary along the way. Swans full journals have yet to be published so this is a peek into Swans life.

I found only one thing that frustrated me. I would have liked dates instead of day one, day two at the beginning of the adventures. It would have given clarification to the journal.
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