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    Hi Mods I dont know if this is in the right place please move if its not

    I have just finished reading this book

    http://www.amazon.com/Voyageur-Grace.../dp/0873512138

    by Grace lee nute and really enjoyed it so thought others would too. On that thought I figured I would do a pass around. I will start a list and then I will send it out to the first name on the list, then when you have read it you send it onto the next name on the list. If we get in touch by Pm with out addys and post on here when its on its way to the next person......as clear as mud.

    As bit about it.....

    The French term voyageur, meaning "traveller", was given to the French-Canadian men who guided and paddled the canoes of explorers and fur traders during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

    Originally published in 1931, The Voyageur is the authoritative account of this unique and colourful class of men whose exploits, speech, terminology, songs, customs and dress comprise an enduring and romantic legacy.

    Written by Grace Lee Nute, this book makes fascinating reading for those interested in frontier history.

    Cheers Greg

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    Default Yes please.

    Hai Greg, i would like to read that book.

    Not living in the UK, but i don't think thats gotta be a problem?

    Nice idea, maybe more people are thinking of sending there books around.

    Greetings, René (from Holland.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by busje303 View Post
    Hai Greg, i would like to read that book.

    Not living in the UK, but i don't think thats gotta be a problem?

    Nice idea, maybe more people are thinking of sending there books around.

    Greetings, René (from Holland.)
    No worries i will send it over to you. Pm me your details and when I get it back from Bothyman (as he has nabbed it by PM first) I will send it over.

    So the list goes, just copy and paste and keep it going

    Bothyman
    busje303

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    always glad of an interesting read

    Bothyman
    busje303
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    Id love a look at that to please.
    Soloman.
    It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
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    Hi Greg
    I would love to see your book I think a lot can be learned from these interesting and remarkable people

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    Thumbs up Sound like a good idea

    Sounds like a good read too !,
    I did suggest something similar some time ago, but the idea was kind of Poo Pooed !,
    any way put me on your list please I,d love to read this book,
    Cheers noel

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    The updated list

    Bothyman
    busje303
    Neil
    soloman
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    nomad rush
    Sorry for the delay bothyman. I have just got home from a week away fell walking in the lakes and realised that I forgot to post it out before we went away. it will be in the post first thing monday morning. Please accept my apologies.

    Greg

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    Me too please.

    Cheers, Michael.
    Cheers, Michael.


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    "There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace."
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    Quote Originally Posted by firebreather View Post
    The updated list



    Sorry for the delay bothyman. I have just got home from a week away fell walking in the lakes and realised that I forgot to post it out before we went away. it will be in the post first thing monday morning. Please accept my apologies.

    Greg
    That's OK Greg.

    I kept thinking, People are adding to the list and they think I've got it.

    So I kept quiet.

    Hope you had a good week out and about

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    Ok I have got the book back from Bothyman so I will be sending it out to the next on the list..... It will be in the post in the next couple of days.

    busje303
    Neil
    soloman
    cruben
    nomad rush

    Cheers Greg

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    Hi Guys

    not sure where the books are, but could someone add me to the list please

    thank you

    Andy

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    great idea, please can i join the list.
    when i read about the evils of drink i decided never to read again

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    Sounds like an interesting read, and a great idea to do a 'pass around'. Please add me to the list

    Cheers, Pedro

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    Here's another book about the voyageurs that you might like.

    It's fiction and is a good story. I enjoyed it anyway.

    Voyageurs, by Margaret Elphinstone.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Voyageurs-Ma...2211173&sr=8-1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crow View Post
    Here's another book about the voyageurs that you might like.

    It's fiction and is a good story. I enjoyed it anyway.

    Voyageurs, by Margaret Elphinstone.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Voyageurs-Ma...2211173&sr=8-1

    I really enjoyed it too, especially since I'm very familiar with the Cumbrian locations in the book.
    The description of Whitehaven ( and it's denizens ) is especially accurate and it hasn't changed much.

    Cheers, Michael.
    Cheers, Michael.


    Brute Force and Ignorance is Vastly Underrated.

    "There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace."
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    Hai, i thought that i was the next one on the list to get the book (some time ago)

    Until now i didn't get anything.

    Is it so exithing to read or is there something going wrong?

    René.

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