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Here is the incredible true story of one woman's fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness When she was nine years old Olive Fredrickson witnessed her mother's death in the Arctic wilderness At nineteen she married a trapper who led her into a perilous life far removed from the comforts of civilization Told fr. Reading this book was a rare privilege The memoir of Olive Fredrickson is one that people who read it will never forget It details her life as a child to an older woman in the Northern Canadian wilderness It is a tale of survival against the harshness of nature The life she recounts are so incredible it is hard to think that anyone could have lived through it People were made of sterner stuff back then If you are feeling ungrateful reading this book will having you feeling grateful for the soft lives we live today This is an old book published in 1972 so may be hard to find My copy came from a thrift store It is one of the most unusual books I've ever read

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The Silence of the NorthOm a harrowing first person perspective Fredrickson recounts the hair raising experiences of her first years in the frozen wasteland that was her husband's hunting ground When her attempt to run a farm single handedly after her husband's death threatened to end in ruin Fredrickson walked 40 miles alone to the ne. Absolutely wonderful account of a woman's survival adventures in remote northern Canada in the early 1920s and on Written in a folksy conversational fashion it covers author Olive's life from 9 years of age to her 70's She had such an adventurous life Face to face with wolves bears angry moose and worse Mother Nature's fury From near starvation to the loss of loved ones everything is related with verve pluck and humor If you like pioneer women's accounts which I do this won't disappoint My only criticism is that the edition I read had no map so I had a hard time keeping track of the places although I did remember Prince George from a trip I took north myself a few years back

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The Silence of the North Summary î 8 À Here is the incredible true story of one woman's fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness When she was nine years old Olive Fredrickson witnessed her mother's death in the Arctic wilderness At nineteen she married a trapper who led her into a perilous life far removed from the comforts of civilization TArest village in a desperate attempt to obtain food for her starving family by bartering against future crops It was a life or death journey filled with bears wolves and unparalleled danger THE SILENCE OF THE NORTH is a story of extraordinary adventure courage and human determination in the face of impossible od. A heroic true story written by the woman who lived the adventure Written in the 30's about migrating from Alberta to Nothern British Columbia Olive and her family have many trembling adventures