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Discovering The Allagash

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Author: Jeff Sims
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781532046063
Size: 27.83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Travel
Languages : un
Pages : 190
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Book Description: This book is the ultimate guide to the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) because it covers every aspect of the canoeing/camping experience from the skilled eyes of a seasoned camper, accomplished canoeist and dedicated Eagle Scout. It includes maps based on the map/brochure issued by Maines Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry with permission from the AWW Superintendent. There are over 100 stunning color photos, suggestions of what to bring, where to park, where to put-in and take-out, as well as brief summaries of what to expect at different campsites. It is also a study of contrasts, as the author describes: quiet serene lakes; charging bull moose; terrifying intense winds creating three-foot waves; rainbows over calm water; embedded history of lumbering; spelunking in the Ice Caves; hiking nature trails with beautiful vistas; starring up at the Northern Lights; surviving the white water of Chase Rapids; falling asleep exhausted to the call of a loon, the babbling of a brook or the roar of a waterfall, and so much more. The AWW is an extremely remote, nature sanctuary that has won the authors heart. He hopes the guidance and advice in his book will allow others to canoe this wilderness paradise with confidence and insight, as they are reminded of Henry David Thoreaus quote: ...in wildness is the preservation of the world.


Elliot Allagash

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Author: Simon Rich
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1682306410
Size: 59.92 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 277
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Book Description: "Fellow high school losers, use your video game money to buy this book! Simon Rich will make you relive the dread, the hilarity, and the insanity of those formative years like no one else. Open at your own peril!"—Gary Shteyngart There are things money can’t buy: integrity, honor, discipline. Unfortunately for Seymour Herson, he’s got a more pressing matter at hand: surviving eighth grade. He’s dead last in just about everything at Glendale, the Manhattan private school his parents are working so hard to keep him in. His grades are so low a C warrants a celebration. His athletic skill is limited to how much chocolate milk he can drink in one sitting. You’d think someone with such a natural knack for underachieving could at least have a pretty good social life, but Seymour’s more familiar with the lockers he’s been stuffed in than the kids they belong to. To top it off, being bullied constantly lands him in detention along with his tormentors. His newest? Elliot Allagash, heir to the Allagash fortune, descendant of the inventor of paper, particularly talented at pushing kids down the stairs. But Elliot’s interest seems to go beyond run-of-the-mill bullying. Bored with being forced to study alongside commoners, Elliot sees a golden opportunity to bring chaos to Glendale’s entire social order: Seymour. Set on transforming Seymour into the most popular and successful kid in school, Elliot takes matters into his own evil little hands. With his vast amount of money and questionable connections, making Elliot a superstar should be a piece of cake. If a few lives get ruined in the process, that’s just a happy little coincidence. If only Seymour wasn’t so dead set on being nice. “Reading this hilarious morality tale about the cost of that popularity makes me happy that I went through my high school years as an outsider. And it makes me even happier that Simon Rich did.”—Seth Meyers "I found Simon Rich's first novel, about an evil teenage billionaire, to be suspenseful and hilarious. I am so glad I don't have to lie in this blurb like I usually do."—Judd Apatow


In The Maine Woods

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Size: 31.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Fishing
Languages : en
Pages :
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Down East

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Size: 19.27 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Maine
Languages : en
Pages :
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Allagash

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Author: Gil Gilpatrick
Publisher: Delorme Mapping Company
ISBN:
Size: 59.36 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Allagash River (Me.)
Languages : en
Pages : 235
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Der Ruf Der Stille

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Author: Michael Finkel
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641169240
Size: 13.43 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : de
Pages : 256
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Book Description: Sehnsucht nach Stille - wie Christopher Knight 27 Jahre in der Wildnis lebte. Im Sommer 1986 begibt sich Christopher Knight auf einen Roadtrip von Massachusetts nach Maine und verschwindet in den Wäldern. 27 Jahre lang bleibt er dort, abgeschieden von der Welt, ohne menschlichen Kontakt, bis er wegen Diebstahls gefasst wird: Er hatte Essen geklaut. In einem einfachen Zelt überlebte Knight die härtesten Winter, weil er klug wie ein Eichhörnchen Vorräte gebunkert und alles darauf ausgerichtet hatte, nicht zu erfrieren. In den nahegelegenen Ferienhäusern versorgte er sich mit Lebensmitteln, Kleidung und Büchern und verstörte als unheimliches Phantom die Bewohner von North Pond. Der Journalist Michael Finkel hat das außergewöhnliche Leben des Chris Knight dokumentiert. Entstanden ist eine fesselnde Story, die den fundamentalen Fragen über ein gutes Leben nachgeht und das tief bewegende Porträt eines Mannes hinterlässt, der sich seinen Traum erfüllte: ein Leben in absoluter Stille.


Solange Der Fluss Uns Tr Gt

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Author: Joe Monninger
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843717613
Size: 41.31 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 384
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Book Description: Cobb und Mary begegnen sich beim Kajakfahren auf dem Allagash River in der rauen Wildnis von Maine. Während sie die reißenden Stromschnellen des Flusses gemeinsam bezwingen, verlieben sich die beiden ineinander. Sie spüren, dass sie zusammengehören, doch das Leben stellt ihre Liebe auf eine harte Probe. Denn Mary leidet an einer schweren Krankheit, mit der sie Cobb nicht belasten will. Doch Cobb schwört, sie auf ihrem Weg ins Ungewisse zu begleiten ...