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Riding into Morning Catherine Buckaway

Riding into Morning

Catherine Buckaway

Published November 1989
ISBN : 9780920633625
Paperback
53 pages
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Riding into Morning is a collection of narrative poems about the North West Mounted Police campaign to halt the whisky trade on the prairies in 1874.Catherine Buckaway powerfully evokes the rigours of the trail - mosquitoes, alkaline water, badMoreRiding into Morning is a collection of narrative poems about the North West Mounted Police campaign to halt the whisky trade on the prairies in 1874.Catherine Buckaway powerfully evokes the rigours of the trail - mosquitoes, alkaline water, bad food, loneliness - suffered by the raw recruits as they marched from North Dakota to Fort Whoop-Up in present-day Alberta, the centre of the illegal whisky trade.