- 210 pages
- Black & White
- 6.0 x 9.0 inches
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- 978-1-4602-8376-9 Hardcover
- 978-1-4602-8377-6 Paperback
- 978-1-4602-8378-3 eBook
Trapper, Barrens, Northwest Territories, Great Slave Lake, Fort Reliance, Fur trade, Caribou
Alone But Never Lonely
Gus D’Aoust (1897-1990) was a legend, an icon of the Northwest Territories. He was a well-known adventurer, explorer, hunter, and above all, a dedicated and passionate Barren Land trapper. In this inhospitable environment beyond the tree line, he lived his life doing what he loved. His endeavors came near the end of the late, great fur trading era when white trappers stretched across the Tundra for hundreds of miles. This is his story including labors, hardships, philosophy, and other life events and experiences as told by him to the author in 1973.
Bob Fidler, teacher (now retired), enjoyed many years of Canadian canoe tripping throughout Ontario and parts of the Northwest Territories. Born into a family of outdoorsmen with hunting and fishing a way of life, it was so easy and natural for him to become absorbed in the life of the subject.
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