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legend of John Hornby.

George Whalley

legend of John Hornby.

by George Whalley

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mackenzie (N.W.T.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hornby, John, 1880-1927.,
    • Mackenzie (N.W.T.) -- Description and travel.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1096.H6 W5 1962
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 367 p.
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5903585M
      LC Control Number64001088
      OCLC/WorldCa25449031

      The Legend of John Hornby Paperback – Jan. 1 by George Whalley (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ 5/5(1). Buy The legend of John Hornby by Whalley, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

      View the profiles of people named John Hornby. Join Facebook to connect with John Hornby and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. HORNBY, JOHN, northern traveller and soldier; b. 21 Sept. in Church Minshull, England, youngest son of Albert Neilson Hornby and Ada Sara Ingram; d. unmarried 16 April on the Thelon River, N.W.T.. Jack Hornby’s father, whose family were cotton magnates in Blackburn, Lancashire, captained England in both cricket and rugby.

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The Legend of John Hornby Hardcover – January 1, by George Whalley (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Hornby was a Harrow-educated Englishman who in essence ran away to join the Indians in the Canadian North West.

A man of mystery and the basis of legends in the North, he was a T.E. Lawrence-like figure who cultivated personal suffering and endurance, but unlike Lawrence he was in fact fairly inept, a foolhardy courage and endurance being his main asset. Toronto: Macmillan, G reen cloth, black spine label.

pp xiv, () + 13 double-sided plates + 2 folding maps at rear. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine.

Dust jacket spine faintly soiled, VG+ otherwise. Hornby was a Legend of John Hornby. book Englishman who in essence ran away to join the Indians in the Canadian North West.

A man of mystery and the basis of legends in the North. The legend of John Hornby. Biography of John Hornby () traveller in the Barrens of the Northwest Territories in the area which became the Thelon Game Sanctuary. A much-noted book when it was published simultaneously in Canada and England inThe Legend of John Hornby returned to public attention in the first decade of the twentieth century because of its role in Elizabeth Hay’s Giller prize-winning novel Late Nights on Air.

“Always in the background as I wrote this novel was George Whalley’s marvelous. Uncle Jack, actually John Hornby, was, like Edgar, born into privileged circumstances in England, and grew up in the shadow of his father’s champi-onship-level prowess on the cricket pitch.

The younger Hornby had every reason to believe he did not measure up to expectations, even though he attended one of the most prestigious boys schools in. The Legend of John Hornby by George Whalley.

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Which sentence from this book has special significance for you. "Fifty or sixty years ago, a man. The pair barely survived and Critchell Bullock's diaries formed the basis of Malcolm Waldron's book Snow Man: John Hornby in the Barren Lands first published in John Hornby (1 ) John Hornby at Fort Norman, summer Reprinted from George Whalley’s The Legend oflohrt Hornby, London: John Murray, At first glance John Hornby’s life would not appear to have the ingredients of a legend.

Unlike most important northern travellers, Hornby did not distinguish himself in the realm of. John Hornby ( ) John Hornby at Fort Norman,summer Reprintedfrom George Whalley’s The Legend oflohrt Hornby, London: John Murray, At first glance John Hornby’s life would not appear to have the ingredients of a legend.

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Murray London. Wikipedia Citation. For anyone who has read Unflinching, Snow Man, and The Legend of John Hornby this is a wonderful read. Simply amazing that these letters just popped up, seemingly out of the blue, nearly years after they were written.

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Googling “John. The legend of John Hornby. [George Whalley] -- Biography of John Hornby () traveller in the Barrens of the Northwest Territories in the area which became the Thelon Game Sanctuary. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Waldron, Malcolm, Snow Man: John Hornby in the Barren Lands (New York, reprint) Whalley George, The Legend of John Hornby (London, ) Posted by Simon Bendle at AM.

Labels: Albert Hornby, Barren Ground, Barrens, Edgar Christian, Harold Adlard, Jack Hornby, James Critchell-Bullock, John Hornby, Thelon : Simon Bendle. George Whalley’s imagination: The Legend of John Hornby () and its counterpart CBC radio broadcast, Death in the Barren Ground: a Narrative of John Hornby’s Last Journey (), both of which are mentioned by Hay in her “Acknowledgements” at the end of the novel.

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Whalley. Read Norman Robinson's journals, which describe trapping with John Hornby. In the spring of John “Jack” Hornby, Edgar Christian and Harold Adlard starved to death in an isolated cabin on the Thelon River. Hornby’s eccentric nature coupled with his extraordinary survival skills in the bush made him a living northern legend.Hornby was a Harrow-educated Englishman who in essence ran away to join the Indians in the Canadian North West.

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Macmillan and Co, Hardcover. Good/Good. pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth with photographic black and white plates throughout. Minor tanning to pages with visible foxing to text block top edge and slight dog-eared pages throughout.