All My Rivers Flowed West : Autobiography of W.D. MacBride The Montana Kid. First Edition

By: MacBRIDE, W.D

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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 ].

Interlude: 1897-1899.
Second Long Journey [to Skagway, Alaska ].
An Amateur Poultry Farmer.
Fishing Adventures.
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 ] .

Vacation Jobs.
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.
Kimta Wayhut.
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.
Frank Dumontier.
Eddie Marcotte [ a barber ].
Chief Jim Boss [of the LeBarge tribe ].
Carl Smith.
"Kid Marion" [ Norman Marion ].
Shooting Miles Canyon and the Rapids.
Robert W. Service.
Bob Smart's Dream.
The Alaska Highway.
Some Vignettes.
On the Buses.
Extra-curricular Work.
Au Revoir.

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

Author Name: MacBRIDE, W.D

Categories: 57,

Publisher: Beringian Books, 1991,: 1991

ISBN Number: 0969274440

ISBN Number 13: 9780969274445

Seller ID: 42995

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANOEING YUKON BIOGRAPHY AMERICAN CANADA BIOGRAPHIES AUTOBIOGRAPHIES CANOE TRAVEL CANADIAN NORTH HISTORY ,