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Bijaboji

North To Alaska By Oar
  • 288 Pages
  • 1.32 MB
  • 3242 Downloads
  • English
by
Harbour
Biography: general, Geographical discovery & exploration, Travel writing, Women, Essays & Travelogues, Biography & Autobiography, Travel - General, Biography/Autobiography, Canada, Lit
ContributionsNeil G. Carey (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9450875M
ISBN 101550173405
ISBN 139781550173406

Bijaboji book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Betty Lowman was 22 years old in June when she climbed into her belove 4/5. The newly released book Bijaboji, North to Alaska by Oar (Harbour Publishing, $) tells the page-turning story of Lowman's journey.

Betty Lowman has been Betty Lowman Carey for 62 years. She lives in Sandspit with her husband, Neil Carey.

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Over the phone, year-old Neil explains that Betty was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease a /5(17). Betty, the Lowman's eldest child, named the canoe using the first two Bijaboji book of her brothers' names — Bill, Jack, Bob and Jimmy.

The newly released book Bijaboji, North to Alaska by Oar (Harbour Publishing, $) tells the page-turning story of Lowman's journey. Betty Lowman has been Betty Lowman Carey for 62 : Betty Lowman Carey. Bijaboji is a classic of boating literature worthy of a place beside The Curve of Time by Muriel Wylie Blanchet, whose coastal narrative dates from the same period.

Betty Lowman was 22 years old in June when she climbed into her beloved red dugout canoe, Bijaboji, and set out on a journey from Puget Sound to Alaska.

Traversing some of the most treacherous waters on earth, the journey. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bijaboji: North to Alaska by Oar by Betty Lowman Carey (, Hardcover, Unabridged) at the best online prices at.

You have to appreciate that this book is the diary Bijaboji book an amazing journey that took place in the summer of It is an account of 22 year old Betty Lowman (Carey) who rowed from Anacortes, Washington to Ketchikan, Alaska in an hand carved cedar dug out canoe barely 14 feet long/5(17).

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Carey, editor Harbour Publishing PO BoxMadeira Park, BC V0N 2H0 $ In one Betty Carey embarked on the ultimate Bijaboji book, rowing from Puget sound Alaska by dugout canoe but her adventure didn't end there.

Get this from a library. Bijaboji: north to Alaska by oar. [Betty Lowman Carey; Neil G Carey] -- Bijaboji is Betty Carey's spirited account of her solo two-month journey by canoe to Alaska and through some of the most treacherous waters of the Inside Passage, at a time when much of the area was.

Betty pulled it off, and now, 67 years later, she accomplishes an equal feat--a book of pure adventure. Bijaboji is a classic of boating literature worthy of a place beside The Curve of Time by Muriel Wylie Blanchet, whose coastal narrative dates from the same : Betty Lowman Carey; Neil G Carey.

Bijaboji by Betty Lowman Carey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(40). Book Description Betty Lowman was 22 years old in June when she climbed into her beloved red dugout canoe, Bijaboji, and set out on a journey from Puget Sound to Alaska. Traversing some of the most treacherous waters on earth, the journey would have been a risky act for an extreme adventurer in any era; for a young woman in the conservative s, it was a venture of almost unimaginable.

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Pat Burkette Special to Times Colonist Octo In the summer ofships and planes searched for aviatrix Amelia Earhart, lost in the Pacific while attempting the first round-the-world flight by a woman.

Bijaboji: North to Alaska by Oar: Rowing from Puget Sound to Alaska in a dugout canoe is the sort of feat that today would qualify as extreme adventure and guarantee headline treatment in national media. Add the fact the adventurer is a lone year-old woman and you may have the makings of a legend.

For Betty Carey to have done all this in the year when it was controversial for women. Betty Lowman Carey (J – Ma ) became the first woman to singlehandedly row the Inside Passage of British Columbia in At the age of 22, having graduated from the University of Washington, she traveled in a traditional dugout canoe converted to include oars and named in an acronym of her brothers first names (Bill, Jack, Bob, and Jim), mater: University of Washington.

The book I just finished reading was Puffin Cove: Escape to the Wilderness of the Queen Charlotte Islands (Hancock House, ). Neil Carey and his wife Betty (an adventurer in her own right) went looking for a remote place to live and build a wilderness first found their paradise on Moresby Island in Haida Gwaii in while on a boat trip.

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Betty Lowman Carey, Bijaboji For the record, no, Betty Lowman Carey's memoir Bijaboji isn't connected in any way with the Robin Williams movie of the dissimilar name. For one thing, Williams' movie wouldn't have made any sense if its subtitle was North to Alaska by Oar.

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