Now You're Logging

Griffiths, Bus

ISBN 10: 0920080405 / ISBN 13: 9780920080405
Edité par Harbour Publishing, Vancouver, 1978
Etat : VG/VG Couverture rigide
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Remarkable graphic novel centred on British Columbia's logging industry and notable for its accuracy. An unusual and informative book. Jacket, while bright and mostly unworn, has heavy rippling on the front panel, presumably because of the home made protector on it when we aquired it. Upper jacket spine worn as well. 119 pp. N° de réf. du libraire 31029

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Now You're Logging

Éditeur : Harbour Publishing, Vancouver

Date d'édition : 1978

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :VG/VG

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : First Edition.

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Synopsis :

A volume of the West Coast's favorite book of history, lore, and backwoods culture, featuring the villages and ghost towns of the coast. There are stories of pioneering at Stillwater, George Draney's fishing and logging at Bella Coola, whaling in the Queen Charlottes and an adventure with a cannon in Lund. Listen to philosophy from Texada Island, and memories of childhood in Clo'oose. Take a 1937 trip on the CPR's Maquinna from Port Alberni up the west coast of Vancouver Island. And spend a day in Spry Camp, the town that disappeared.

A fascinating mix of prose, poetry, book reviews, artwork and photographs.

About the Author:

Howard White was born in 1945 in Abbotsford, British Columbia. He was raised in a series of camps and settlements on the BC coast and never got over it. He is still to be found stuck barnacle-like to the shore at Pender Harbour, BC. He started Raincoast Chronicles and Harbour Publishing in the early 1970s and his own books include A Hard Man to Beat (bio), The Men There Were Then (poems), Spilsbury's Coast (bio), The Accidental Airline (bio), Patrick and the Backhoe (childrens'), Writing in the Rain (anthology) and The Sunshine Coast (travel). He was awarded the Canadian Historical Association's Career Award for Regional History in 1989. In 2000, he completed a ten-year project, The Encyclopedia of British Columbia. He has been awarded the Order of BC, the Canadian Historical Association's Career Award for Regional History, the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, the Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award and a Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree from the University of Victoria. In 2007, White was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. He has twice been runner-up in the Whisky Slough Putty Man Triathlon.

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