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MacBRIDE, W.D. All My Rivers Flowed West : Autobiography of W.D. MacBride "The Montana Kid". (Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada : Beringian Books, April, 1991). First Printing. "Printed in Canada by D.W. Friesen & Sons Limited". Pp (2),iii-v,(1),1-96,(2). With 41 b&w photos and a few other illustrations in the text. 8vo (153 x 229 mm), photo-illustrated glossy gold card covers, with black lettering to spine.
The front cover adds : Tales of the Flathead, Columbia and Yukon Rivers.
Not in Cassell.
William 'Bill' David MacBride (b. January 29, 1888, Butte, Montana - d. 1973, Vancouver).
The autobiography of a famous character committed to the preservation of Yukon heritage. With much on his canoe journeys in the Canadian north. With several poems.
Foreword by Roy Minter.
Part One : Montana.
Growing Up in Montana.
The Great Northern Comes to Kalispell [ Great Northern Railway, 1891 ] .
My First Long Journey [to Maugerville, New Brunswick ].
Second Long Journey [to Skagway, Alaska ].
An Amateur Poultry Farmer.
Saturdays We Went to Town.
Frank Miles Returns from the Klondike.
Grammar School to High School [the Half Moon School, the Flathead County High School ] .
Oberlin College [in Ohio ].
Part Two : Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
Part Three : California and Alaska.
Two Summers at St. Michael.
The Russian - Asiatic Expedition.
An Impression of Alaska.
Return to San Francisco.
Blow the Town Down.
Dear Old San Francisco.
Part Four : The Yukon : River of Memories.
Tales and Trails of the Yukon.
Some Awful Winters.
1918 Was a Very Bad Year [the influenza pandemic, the sinking of the Princess Sophia, &c].
Indoor and Outdoor Sports.
Advent of the Airplane.
Nicknames and Local Characters.
Eddie Marcotte [ a barber ].
Chief Jim Boss [of the LeBarge tribe ].
"Kid Marion" [ Norman Marion ].
Shooting Miles Canyon and the Rapids.
Robert W. Service.
Bob Smart's Dream.
The Alaska Highway.
On the Buses.
Editor's Note by Flo Whyard.
Light wear to covers, else very good. 40.00
Title: All My Rivers Flowed West : Autobiography of W.D. MacBride The Montana Kid. First Edition
Publisher: Beringian Books, 1991,: 1991
ISBN Number: 0969274440
ISBN Number 13: 9780969274445
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