Northern Rover: The Life Story of Olaf Hanson (CA Edition)

October 30, 2020
Northern Rover: The Life Story of Olaf Hanson (CA Edition)

From 1919 to 1970, Olaf Hanson was a trapper, fur trader,prospector, game guardian, fisherman, and road blasting expert innortheastern Saskatchewan. He told his life story to popularSaskatchewan author A. L. Karras, who wrote this historical memoirin the 1980s.In an uncompromising, straightforward style, Karras and Hansonreveal the geography, wildlife, natural history of the region aswell as the business and social interactions between people. Theirbook offers a look at the vanished subsistence and commercialeconomy of the boreal forest, wound around a fascinating personalstory of courage and physical stamina.