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The wildest, loveliest and least-travelled region of Alberta was R.M. Patterson's home territory in the 1930s and '40s. The Buffalo Head ranch was located in the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies. With the mountains as a backdrop, this dude ranch hosted visitors from around the world. Patterson bought it from its founder, a wild Italian named George Pocaterra, and explored the steep valleys and high mountain passes. Patterson's tales of the ranch in The Buffalo Head culminate with a fantastic story of meeting a growling grizzly while crossing the Continental Divide in an October snowstorm.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781894898164
ISBN-10: 1894898168
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - R. M. Patterson

R.M. Patterson (1898-1984) moved to Canada when he realized that working in a London bank would never bring him happiness. He spent the remaining years of his life pursuing adventure in the Canadian West and was a delightfully evocative writer and an intrepid explorer. Authoring a total of five books about his excursions into the Canadian wilderness and his life on a southern Alberta ranch, Raymond Murray Patterson earned himself legions of fans and made Canada's wilderness famous. TouchWood Editions is proud to be keeping his works in print.The Buffalo Head: 978-1-894898-16-4 / $19.95 pbFar Pastures: 978-1-894898-15-7 / $19.95 pbFinlay's River: 978-1-894898-38-6 / $19.95 pbThose Earlier Hills : 978-1-894898-67-6 / $24.95 clTrail to the Interior: 978-1-894898-50-8 / $19.95 pb

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