Conrad Kain : Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933
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Conrad Kain : Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933

2 December 2014

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Summary

Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek--a life-long friend--offer a candid view into the deepest thoughts of the Austrian mountain guide, and are a perfect complement to his autobiography, Where the Clouds Can Go. The 144 letters provide a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to Canada in the early part of the twentieth century. Kain's letters are ordered chronologically with annotations, keeping the sections in English untouched, while those in German have been carefully translated. Historians and mountain culture enthusiasts worldwide will appreciate Kain's genius for description, his passion for nature, his opinions, and his musings about his life.--$cProvided by publisher.

Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-438) and index
Control Number Identifier
CaOOCEL
Date published
2014.
Description conventions
rda
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
796.522092
Dewey Decimal Edition Number
23
Distributor
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm),
General Note
Issued as part of the desLibris books collection
Geographic Area Code
n-cn---
LCCN
GV199.92.K34
LCCN Item number
A3 2014eb
Modifying agency
CaBNVSL
Original cataloging agency
CaOONL
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (xxxvii, 468 pages)
Publisher or Distributor Number
CaOOCEL
System Control Number
(CaBNVSL)slc00235444
(OCoLC)900244371
(CaOOCEL)449051
System Details Note
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title proper/short title
Letters from a wandering mountain guide, 1906-1933
Transcribing agency
CaOONL
ISBN
978-1-77212-018-9
978-1-77212-004-2
Published in
Ottawa, Ontario
Rights
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions

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correspondence mountaineering mountaineers mountaineering guides (persons) canadian rockies (b.c. and alta.) rocky mountains, canadian (b.c. and alta.) 1883-1934 kain, conrad,

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