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The last voyageurs : retracing La Salle's journey across America : sixteen teenagers on the adventure of a lifetime / Lorraine Boissoneault.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605989761
  • ISBN: 1605989762
  • ISBN: 9781681774138
  • ISBN: 1681774135
  • Physical Description: xii, 275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Make no little plans -- Reconstructing the past -- The life of a voyageur -- The bonds of brotherhood -- Stuck between two worlds -- No trails but the waterways themselves -- Trapped at death's door -- "The beginning of our hardships" -- The most dangerous product the intellect has concocted -- Parallel voyages -- The green buoy.
Summary, etc.:
In 1976, America's bicentennial, 24 young men set out to re-create French explorer La Salle's voyage down the entire length of the Mississippi River, abandoning their modern identities in order to live like the voyageurs of the 1600s.
Subject: La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687 > Travel > North America.
Mississippi River Valley > Discovery and exploration.
Canada > History > To 1763 (New France)
Historical reenactments > Mississippi River Valley.
Historical reenactments > Canada.
United States > Centennial celebrations, etc.
United States > Centennial celebrations, etc.
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687.
Discoveries in geography.
Historical reenactments.
Mississippi River Valley.
North America.
United States.
Genre: Nonfiction.