Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts

Waterwalk

A Passage of Ghosts

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ISBN10: 0825308445 ISBN13: 9780825308444 Publisher: Beaufort Books Published: Aug 15 2017 Pages: 371 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Steven Faulkner and his 16-year-old son Justin are paddling and portaging their way along the 1000-mile, 1673, Mississippi discovery route of French explorers Marquette and Joliet. Tired, hungry, lost, lonely, fogbound, canoe-wrecked, unable to make their way in the darkness, they are having an excellent time—paddling 300 miles along Lake Michigan’s shore to Green Bay, Wisconsin, then 300 miles up the storm-flooded Fox River, down the Wisconsin River, then turning south for 400 miles down the mighty Mississippi to St. Louis. Waterwalk is a triple journey: a journey into the heart of this continent 300 years ago—as depicted in Marquette’s own journal (a translation of which Faulkner found in the basement of a University of Kansas library), a modern exploration of the quiet waterways that weave their way through busy, rush-around America, and a voyage through the heart of a father-son relationship. “Something in us,

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