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Finding Memories, Tracing Routes: Chinese Canadian Family Stories By CCHSBC
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Paperback edition. A groundbreaking collection for capturing the diversity of British Columbia and Canada’s past, this book shows the impact of personal writing for understanding our... More > collective history. Created during a six-week community writing workshop, the eight stories demonstrate the power of finding our common history in the lives and deaths of those who came before us. This touching and evocative book is a must-read for all Canadians who want to understand the central place of Chinese Canadians in our shared past. Writers include Shirley Chan, Belinda Hung, Roy Mah, Dan Seto, Hayne Wai, Candace Yip, Gail Yip, and Ken Yip. With a Preface by acclaimed B.C. historian Dr. Jean Barman, and an Afterword by Dr. Henry Yu. Edited and with Introduction by Brandy Liên Worrall.< Less
My Story By Jeannie Campbell
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I was born at home in Timmins, Ontario on January 3rd, 1926 at 7 a.m. to Peter and Alice Tent. It was a very cold Sunday morning. I was their first child and only weighed 4 lbs. As young women, I... More > traveled to British Columbia by train to work in an airplane factory. On the train I met a young man, Emerson Campbell from Ness Lake, B.C. Emerson was returning home from the Navy. We began a courtship and were married on April 17, 1945 in Prince George, B.C. We settled in the Prince George area and raised ten children, Sandra, Shirley, Terry, Margaret, Peter, Donny, Pat, Suzanne, Juanita & Caroline. We lived in the Ness Lake area for many years before moving closer to town.< Less
My Story By Jeannie Campbell
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I was born at home in Timmins, Ontario on January 3rd, 1926 at 7 a.m. to Peter and Alice Tent. It was a very cold Sunday morning. I was their first child and only weighed 4 lbs. As young women, I... More > traveled to British Columbia by train to work in an airplane factory. On the train I met a young man, Emerson Campbell from Ness Lake, B.C. Emerson was returning home from the Navy. We began a courtship and were married on April 17, 1945 in Prince George, B.C. We settled in the Prince George area and raised ten children, Sandra, Shirley, Terry, Margaret, Peter, Donny, Pat, Suzanne, Juanita & Caroline. We lived in the Ness Lake area for many years before moving closer to town.< Less
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story By Hank Sands
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Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf’s Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands’ adventures during his many years piloting... More > helicopters. In Wood Buffalo National Park, Hank finds himself skinny dipping with a one-ton buffalo. Near Stewart BC, he flies over an avalanche path with a bundle of dynamite fused to blow at any second, but it is lodged unreachable outside on the cargo rack. In an isolated Yukon tent camp a mad Irishman threatens to chop everyone up with an axe. High in the Bugaboos, Sands stares half-blind as explosive fuel drips from a damaged fuel tank onto the red-hot turbo charger of his crashed helicopter. Hank flies into a 130,000-volt powerline. These are but a few from this collection of incredible yet true tales. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the CF-100 all-weather fighter. On leaving the air force in 1964, he flew helicopters for 18 years. In 2001, Hank and his wife Linda moved to Victoria, BC.< Less
OUT ON THE LAND By MARCIN OLCHAWA-ORLOWSKI
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'OUT ON THE LAND' is dedicated to my best friend Michal Broniewicz,who is recovering from Multiple Sclerosis.Intro by Michal: Growing up in a small border town between Poland and the Czech Republic,... More > amongst high-rise buildings in the projects, we became friends through commonly shared passion for snowboarding, travelling and meeting new people. Luckily for Marcin and myself, there were mountains only an 1.5 hours from where we lived, so we attempted to head there as often as we could. As time passed by, our journeys became longer, and we started to see that our Spot Map was quickly filling up.Gradually,our focus began to shift, that is how our plan for a trip to Alaska was born. AK was our unobtainable then, albeit perfect destination. Exotic travels finally became attainable, and after 10 years our Alaskan plan seemed possible, if not very realistic. Unfortunately, my plans were hampered by sickness and I missed Marcin in Canada by 3 days as he finished his AK journey.Read on and be inspired...< Less
Tales from Main Street, Vancouver, BC By KG Dennis
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Tales from Main Street, Vancouver, BC by KG Dennis
Tales of Main Street, Vancouver By KG Dennis
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Come take a stroll down Main Street, Vancouver. Get a coffee at the Grind, head north. Window-watch at The Front, then meander towards Broadway, past clothing stores, restaurants and pet food stores.... More > Stop for a snack, then head towards Cordova for music and a game. It's a great day on Main Street. But wait, there's more. Much more. There’s illegal, global-drug business, violence, dysfunction, and games. There's snarky realism, smarmy snips, gritty verite and wicked wit. History and fiction collide into *Tales of Main Street, Vancouver*.< Less
The Greater Power By Harold Bindloss
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harold Edward Bindloss (1866 - December 30, 1945) was an English... More > novelist who wrote many adventure novels set in western Canada.Bindloss was born in Liverpool in 1866. According to his New York Times obituary:He returned to London. In 1898, he published his first book, a non-fiction account based on his travels in Africa, called In the Niger Country. This was followed by dozens of novels.He was a popular writer. One reviewer writes:The town of Bindloss, in the Canadian province of Alberta, was named after him.Bindloss died in Carlisle, England. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Edward_Bindloss< Less
Cold Water People By David G Morris
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Ryan Anderson leads a carefree life on Vancouver Island, mountaineering, skiing and sailing. On a rock-climbing trip he meets Miriam who sees in him a way of escaping a family with too much money and... More > a powerful,jealous father. Camping on the west coast of the island Ryan and his friend Jake find a half-frozen traumatised young woman on the beach. Miriam leaves him without explanation. His way of dealing with this is to get out into the mountains but what happens there only adds to his fear that his life is spiralling out of control.< Less
The Agony of Saint Alice By K. Bannerman
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With her hopes for a secure life in ruins, Lizzie Saunders finds herself on the run with an unexpected traveling companion: the thief, Jack Hunter. But the winter of 1898 is a difficult time to... More > travel. After fleeing Victoria, the two fugitives soon find themselves stranded by snow, trapped with strangers in a remote sanitarium, and the law closing in. Lizzie discovers that nothing at St. Alice Hotel is what it seems. Every guest harbours secrets, and when she befriends a dying patient, Lizzie begins to suspect that his malady is not of natural causes, but a most curious and wicked attempt at murder. Equal parts mystery, adventure, and Canadian history, 'The Agony of St. Alice' follows Lizzie as her journey takes her deep into the snow-bound wilderness, where monsters prowl and hunger reigns, and the winter turns weak men cruel.< Less

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