Bruce Hodgins has lived in Peterborough since 1965, where Bruce was a Professor of History and Canadian Studies at Trent University until his retirement in 1996. Bruce served as Wanapitei's summer Camp Director until 1993.
A rich history of Canadian wilderness travel, "an utterly compelling collection," said The Globe and Mail, and "a gem – it absolutely sparkles," according to Canadian Geographic. Declared by the Canadian Historical Association to be the best book published of its year on the regional history of Canada’s North.
With essays by William C. James, C.E.S. Franks, George Luste, Margaret Hobbs, John Jennings, Shelagh Grant, Gwyneth Hoyle, Bruce W. Hodgins, Jamie Bendickson, Craig Macdonald, Jean Murray Cole, John Marsh and John Wadland.