Curve of Time: 50th Anniversary Edition (Hardcover)

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By M. Blanchet, Timothy Egan (Introduction by)
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One of my favorite books of all time! The cover and sub-title kind of say it all. You will want to go there yourself.

— From Christy

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This is a biography and astonishing adventure story of a woman who, left a widow in 1927, packed her five children onto a 25-foot boat and cruised the coastal waters of British Columbia, summer after summer.

Muriel Wylie Blanchet acted single-handedly as skipper, navigator, engineer and, of course, mum, as she saw her crew through encounters with tides, fog, storms, rapids, cougars and bears. She sharpened in her children a special interest in Haida culture and in nature itself. In this book, she left us with a sensitive and compelling account of their journeys.

About the Author


Timothy Egan is a roaming national correspondent for the New York Times. His recent books include Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest. He lives with his family in Seattle, Washington.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781770500372
ISBN-10: 1770500375
Publisher: Whitecap Books
Publication Date: April 11th, 2011
Pages: 271
Language: English