Forgot your password?  

Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1, Cache Lake, Portage to Contentment Summary

John J. Rowlands
This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Cache Lake Country.
This section contains 553 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Study Guide

Chapter 1, Cache Lake, Portage to Contentment Summary and Analysis

Cache Lake is small and hidden away within the wilderness; only the author and the occasional trapper and Indian has ever seen it. The author, Jim, comes upon it unexpectedly while travelling up through a series of lakes; when he finds it he stops, motionless. He has seen thousands of lakes, but this one is different. For reasons beyond him, Jim paddles ashore, starts a fire and boils some tea. He then realizes that Cache Lake is where he had always wanted to be.

Jim is able to come back regularly, given his work, and on his way back he is able to meet up with Chief Tibeash, a Cree Indian Jim knew years before through his father. The Chief teaches him to uses his senses to imbue every sound in the wood with meaning...

(read more from the Chapter 1, Cache Lake, Portage to Contentment Summary)

This section contains 553 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Study Guide
Copyrights
Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook