'Portage' transports even a time-hardened paddler

By John Weiss
Rochester Post-Bulletin

Portage (Sue Leaf)I will be perfectly honest: I wasn't looking for much from Sue Leaf's new book, "Portage: A family, a canoe and the search for the good life," before beginning to read it.

We have plenty of books on how and where to canoe. Do we need one more? Would it be a long series of oohs and aahs about nature, how they played at being junior voyageurs?

Fortunately, I was really wrong. 

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