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The Last Voyageur

PENELOPE BASS
7:30 pm., Thursday February 21 | Free.
Powell's on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
 
Portland native Amos Burg was the first person to navigate the Snake and Columbia rivers by canoe. In 1938, he was the first to run the Colorado River in a rubber raft, and is the only known person to have navigated all major Western rivers from source to mouth. Vince Welch’s newest biography, The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West, explores the life of the badass boatman.

Where: Powell's on Hawthorne
Phone: (800) 878-7323
Address: 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

 
 
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