Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson by local historian Mark Bourrie has the honour to be the last laureate of the RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction.
An engaging read about a wily adventurer (also described as a Murderer. Salesman. Pirate. Adventurer. Cannibal. Co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company), Radisson comes to life in Bourrie's full blown romp through 17th century North America from Quebec to New York to the Arctic. Loyal to no one, Radisson had heaps of energy and ambition for his next adventure. Read and celebrate Bourrie's prize-winning Bush Runner - the best of Canadian non-fiction!