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CHAPTER I:
A JOURNEY OF SENTIMENT


CHAPTER II:
THE FATAL ERROR


CHAPTER III:
DUTY FIRST


CHAPTER IV:
A MAN'S GAME


CHAPTER V:
A PERMANENT MEMORIAL


CHAPTER VI:
WILL THE ICE TURN US BACK?


CHAPTER VII:
STORMY VOYAGE


CHAPTER VIII:
RETURN TO NORTHWEST RIVER


CHAPTER IX:
A CHIEF VOYAGEUR


CHAPTER X:
THE BEAVER IS A BAD RIVER


CHAPTER XI:
SOUNDING THE BIG LAKE


CHAPTER XII:
BREAD WITHOUT BAKING POWDER MAKES ME SICK


CHAPTER XIII:
I NEVER TRAVELS ON SUNDAY


CHAPTER XIV:
VIRGIN AS GOD MADE IT


CHAPTER XV:
FIRST PORTAGE


CHAPTER XVI:
TRAIL COMPANIONS


CHAPTER XVII:
MURDOCK'S RAPID


CHAPTER XVIII:
TRACKING THROUGH BOULDERS


CHAPTER XIX:
MARCH TO YOUR FRONT LIKE A SOLDIER


CHAPTER XX:
IT'S ALWAYS BAD LUCK TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY


CHAPTER XXI:
WORST COUNTRY FOR GAME I EVER SAW


CHAPTER XXII:
BACK TO GET THE BAKING POWDER


CHAPTER XXIII:
DISASTER IN THE RAPIDS


CHAPTER XXIV:
TAKING STOCK


CHAPTER XXV:
GRAPPLING


CHAPTER XXVI:
INDIANS HAVE PLENTY OF HARD TIMES


CHAPTER XXVII:
THIS RIVER IS LIKE A BAD WOMAN


CHAPTER XXVIII:
NO RELIEF FROM WADING


CHAPTER XXIX:
HELL AND TWENTY


CHAPTER XXX:
BACKPACKING TO THE SUSAN


CHAPTER XXXI:
VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH


CHAPTER XXXII:
THE MIND WORKS CURIOUSLY


CHAPTER XXXIII:
RELIVING THE PARTING


CHAPTER XXXIV:
MARKING HUBBARD'S BOULDER


CHAPTER XXXV:
A NEW DISASTER


CHAPTER XXXVI:
THE HARDEST BIT OF TRAVELING I EVER DONE


CHAPTER XXXVII:
SOMETHING WORTHWHILE UP THERE IN THE HILLS


NOTES

PHOTO GALLERY

COLOUR SLIDE GALLERY

ADDENDUM TO
THIRD EDITION

COMMENTS ON THE
NAMING COMPULSION

 

Back To The Labrador Wilds
The Return to Hubbard's Last Camp

 Expanded Third Edition 2016

By
Dillon Wallace

Author of "The Lure of the Labrador Wild,"
"The Long Labrador Trail," etc.

 

Compiled by Rudy Mauro from an unpublished typescript by Dillon Wallace, with the permission of Dillon Wallace III and Ann Wallace McKendry. Chapter titles, title page and photo captions devised by Rudy Mauro.

A condensation of this story, reworked in the popular style under the title, "Labrador Lures Me Back", was serialized in the February, March and April 1929 issues of National Sportsman magazine.

Photographs are from the personal collection of Rudy Mauro. No part of this work may be reproduced or copied without the express permission of Rudy Mauro.

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ADDENDA TO THE THIRD EDITION

Rudy Mauro's reminiscences of events leading to the quest to see for himself the place where the final chapter of the Hubbard story was played out, may be found by clicking on to the unfinished manuscript, Something Lost Behind the Ranges. Previously unpublished letters from Hubbard to Wallace, Wallace to his sisters, Wilfred Grenfell to Wallace, and Hubbard's father to Wallace and Hubbard's sister to Wallace's wife, are included.

Rudy Mauro’s comments on the 2011 Newfoundland and Labrador Studies papers, The Naming Compulsion in Dillon Wallace’s The Lure of the Labrador Wild and Mina Hubbard’s A Woman’s Way Through Unknown Labrador; and The Language of Faith and American Exceptionalism in The Lure of the Labrador Wild, may be found by clicking here.

 

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