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An Adirondack Passage

Christine Jerome

An Adirondack Passage

The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp

by Christine Jerome

  • 184 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Nature,
  • Canoes and canoeing,
  • New York (State),
  • Canoeing,
  • General,
  • Adirondack Park,
  • Adirondack Park (N.Y.),
  • Description and travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239428M
    ISBN 100060925825
    ISBN 109780060925826
    OCLC/WorldCa32408277

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Review notes: An Adirondack Passage Christine Jerome 2 stars The book jacket indicates that this is an “Exhilarating” mile canoe trip. I really take issue with book jacket writers attempting to inject excitement and significance for sales appeal.4/5.

An Adirondack Passage book Reading An Adirondack Passage is like paddling next to a knowledgeable and friendly guide and historian. This is the third edition of An Adirondack Passage, and it has several improvements over the first paperback edition. The book is larger, with easy-to-read type and an attractive cover.

An Adirondack Passage is a sweet, gentle introspective account of the author's recreation of the voyage of the Sairy Gamp, a boat and journey well known to Adirondack canoeists.

Jerome has no bones to pick and her simple yet perceptive descriptions of the people and landscapes she encounters are a fair reflection of the Adirondacks as they Cited by: 1.

Christine Jerome, a writer-editor from Massachusetts, retraced Sears' trip in a similar canoe inand An Adirondack Passage is the result. Foremost among the book's many virtues is its Author: Donald An Adirondack Passage book Jackson. An Adirondack Passage is a sweet, gentle introspective account of the author's recreation of the voyage of the Sairy Gamp, a boat and journey well known to Adirondack canoeists.

Jerome has no bones to pick and her simple yet perceptive descriptions of the people and landscapes she encounters are a fair reflection of the Adirondacks as they /5(14).

An Adirondack Passage July 1, When my sons were ages four and eleven, my family drove to Blue Mountain Lake on a warm October day, filled our kayaks with food and gear, and launched our boats. "A fine piece of work and a great delight."—John McPhee. Christine Jerome decides to repeat the mile Adirondack canoe journey of George Washington Sears (pen name "Nessmuk"), a famous adventure and nature writer for the popular magazine Forest and Stream in the late nineteenth century.

Part of what made his journey remarkable was the length of his canoe—a mere nine : Breakaway Books. The Passage is a novel by Justin Cronin, published in by Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, Inc.,New York. The Passage debuted at #3 on the New York Times hardcover fiction best seller list, and remained on the list for seven additional weeks.

It is the first novel of a completed trilogy; the second book The Twelve was released inand the third book The City of Mirrors Author: Justin Cronin.

Injournalist and outdoorsman George Washington Sears ('Nessmuk') paddled his 9-foot, 10 1/2 pound canoe, the Sairy Gamp, miles through the central Adirondacks.

A little over a hundred years later, author Christine Jerome retraced his journey in a Kevlar version of the Sairy. The result is a rich, eloquent narrative that weaves Nessmuk's. The GR book description says An Adirondack Passage is part social history, part natural history, part biography of Sears, and part chronicle of a voyage The NPR radio program said that the book contains not only the words of Christine Jerome but also the words of George Sears, written about the same canoe trip The comparison of the descriptions /5().

Nearly a hundred years after a 19th-century writer paddled and portaged miles through the Adirondack wilderness in a nine- foot, ten-and-a-half-pound canoe, writer/editor Jerome, inspired by that very same canoe seen in a museum, makes and records a similar : Christine Jerome.

An Adirondack Passage: The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp Christine Jerome, Author HarperCollins Publishers $20 (p) ISBN Buy this book George Washington Sears was an. In time for planning those summer reads and outdoor activities, here is a list of the current ten best-selling Adirondack books according to 1 – 50 Hikes in the Adirondacks: Short Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks Throughout the Park, Fourth Edition by Barbara McMartin (May ).

2 – At the Mercy of the Mountains: True Stories of Survival and Tragedy in New York’s Adirondacks. An Adirondack Passage is part social history, part natural history, part biography of Sears, and part chronicle of a voyage. Summer turns to fall while the Jeromes make their way north, through sunshine and storms, down cottage-lined lakes and lonely wild : Breakaway Books.

The Classic — Nine This boat is from the line of Rushton, Nessmuk and Sairy Gamp and is featured in Christine Jerome's book Adirondack Passage. This boat is suitable for people weighing 80 to lbs. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for An Adirondack Passage: The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp by Christine Jerome (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay.

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[Christine Jerome] -- The author follows a trip through the Adirondack Park taken a. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. AN ADIRONDACK PASSAGE: CRUISE OF CANOE SAIRY GAMP By Christine Jerome **Mint Condition**.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm: Responsibility.William Henry Harrison Murray (–), also known as Adirondack Murray, was an American clergyman and author of an influential series of articles and books which popularized the Adirondack Mountains in Upstate New became known as the father of the Outdoor Movement.

Born in Guilford, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale in and then served as a minister in Greenwich.This is a book of short stories based on the experiences of the Henningson family and a group of friends who have worked, fished, skied, snow shoed and hunted together on the edge of the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area in the Northwest Corner of Warren County, New York for over 50 years.