Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 July 2012

296 Pages | 24 b/w illustrations; 1 map


ISBN: 9780195449556

Bookseller Code (AE)

The St. Lawrence (Reissue)

Edited by Henry Beston and Edited by Daniel Payne

  • Now back in print. This beloved story of the St. Lawrence River is now available once again to a new generation of readers.
  • New introduction. Beston's biographer, Daniel Payne, offers a critical examination of the work, placing it within the context of the author's life and other significant writings.
  • A.Y. Jackson illustrations. The Group of Seven's A.Y. Jackson provided 24 original sketches for the first edition, which are now restored to print.
  • Narrative history. This beautifully written account of the river's past and present was crafted by a master storyteller.
  • Naturalist perspective. A self-proclaimed naturalist/writer, Beston was uniquely situated to observe and write about the natural environment of the waterway.

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