When 24 young men dressed as 17th-century explorers set out on a 3,300-mile canoe journey across North America to recreate the expedition of La Salle, they couldn't have imagined how it would transform them. From blizzards to arguments to near-drownings, The Last Voyageurs proves the spirit of adventure is alive and well in America.
"Lorraine Boissoneault has written a contemporary classic in the literature of the vision quest – part arduous odyssey, part coming-of-age saga... Here is risk, injury, pain, contention – and camaraderie, common purpose, rapture, and a life-changing achievement." Samuel Freedman, Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of The Inheritance