Klondike Cattle Drive
By (author) Norman Lee
Klondike Cattle Drive by Norman Lee
Book DescriptionThe latest addition to TouchWood Editions' Classics West Collection, Klondike Cattle Drive is the colourful tale of a formidable trek undertaken by legendary Cariboo rancher Norman Lee. In 1898, Lee set out to drive 200 head of cattle from his home in the Chilcotin area of B.C. to the Klondike goldfields--a distance of 1,500 miles. He was gambling both his cattle and his life. This is his story, derived from the journal he kept, his letters and the loyal men who accompanied him. Throughout the daunting weeks of coping with mud, cold and sheer bad luck, Lee kept his sense of humour. When he returned from his Yukon trek, he rewrote the notes from his journal, illustrating his story with his own cartoons and sketches. He completed his manuscript around the turn of the century, but it sat untouched until 1960, when it was published by Howard Mitchell of Mitchell Press, Vancouver.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781894898140
(215mm x 139mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Norman Lee
Well-known pioneer Norman Lee was born in England and arrived in British Columbia via San Francisco. He worked at a variety of jobs before fulfilling his dream of having a ranch of his own. He made his home in Hanceville on the Chilcotin Plateau, where the Lee name remains legendary.
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