To Go Upon Discovery: James Cook and Canada, from 1758 to 1779.

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Cook spent critical early years of his Naval career based in Halifax (1759-1762) which he knew better than anyplace on earth, other than his home port of Whitby, England. In Canada, Cook learned the surveying skills that later made him famous. Suthren is also a  sailor and an Honorary Captain of the Canadian Navy. An award-winning naval novelist, he brings Cook's North American biography to life. Quotes from primary sources are woven into a history of  the Seven Years' War (French & Indian War) and ensuing British activities in North America. Valuable addition to Cook's biography, and the history of what would later become Canada and the US. Book is like new. Dundurn Press, Toronto & Oxford. 2000. USED. $20.00