FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Ride the Rising Wind has been added to your Cart
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: please support your canadian independent booksellers ships today vg but name inside
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Ride the Rising Wind Paperback – Mar 20 2006

4 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
CDN$ 24.95
CDN$ 18.25 CDN$ 3.90

Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping for Six Months When You Try Amazon Student

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.




Product Details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: NeWest Press; Fourth Impression edition (March 20 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1897126050
  • ISBN-13: 978-1897126059
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #168,043 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

Product Description

About the Author

Barbara Kingscote currently lives just outside of Red Deer, Alberta. Having earned her MA and PhD in Veterinary Science from the University of Guelph, Kingscote has spent a lifetime working with animals. From researching zoonosis (diseases that can be passed from animals to humans), to studying reindeer in Canada’s far north, Kingscote has many more incredible true stories to tell.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
"Lyrical" is one of the words that comes to mind when I was reading this book. It's the story of a young woman's journey by horseback across Canada from Mascouche, QC to Vancouver, BC in 1949-1950. She was helping to bring a mare owned by friends who had moved out to BC and in doing so was on a voyage of discovery.

This book is less about the physical journey itself but does, at times, reads like what many young (and old) people have been doing for millenia and that is to find their own place in society. I don't think that Ms. Kingscote found her place during this journey but it was a start.

The best parts of this book has to do with her interactions with people across Canada, both good and bad, with the good overwhelming the bad. I loved hearing how people invited her in and sheltered her and almost passed her along to the next set of friends. In that I hear the resonance of long-ago bike tours and it makes me wish for the open road.
4 of 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse


Feedback