Ride the Rising Wind

Ride the Rising Wind

One Woman's Journey Across Canada

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In May 1949#44; at the age of twenty#44; Barbara Kingscote left her farm in Mascouche#44; Quebec#44; and set out for the Pacific Ocean on horseback#46; Barbara and her equine companion Zazy reached the West Coast just over a year later#44; after travelling 4#44000 miles and discovering the heart of this great country#46; Ride the Rising Wind reveals Canada through the fresh eyes of a brave young woman discovering both herself and her country on the journey of a lifetime#46;

Publisher: Edmonton : NeWest, c2006
ISBN: 9781897126059
1897126050
Branch Call Number: 971.0633092 Kings
Characteristics: 277 p. : ill., map

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melodiehewer
Aug 04, 2012

One of the best books I have ever read.

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patl
Feb 07, 2011

One spring day in 1949 Barbara Kingscote climbed on the back of her liile black mare. Zazy and rode from Quebec to British Columbia. She carried $200, 3 maps, a camera, camping gear, an otat bag, a rifle and sandwiches. For 16 mths, She relied on the kindness of strangers, courage and a sense of humour to cross the wild and magnificent land.

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Apr 02, 2011

One spring day in 1949 Barbara Kingscote climbed on the back of her liile black mare. Zazy and rode from Quebec to British Columbia. She carried $200, 3 maps, a camera, camping gear, an otat bag, a rifle and sandwiches. For 16 mths, She relied on the kindness of strangers, courage and a sense of humour to cross the wild and magnificent land

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