The men who worked British Columbia's mines have passed into history. Coal Dust In My Blood is a moving account of one coal miner's life, in plain, evocative language. But this book is much more than a personal memoir. Bill Johnstone's mining career spanned several decades and he worked in a wide variety of positions. His broad insights reveal important aspects of the history of coal mining in BC.
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A moving account of the life of a coal miner who immigrated from England to Alberta to Vancouver IslandAbout the Author:
Bill Johnstone spent 52 years in the mining industry. After his retirement, he wrote many articles on mining as well as this book. He reached his 100th birthday in 2008.
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Book Description Royal BC Museum, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 0772646899. Bookseller Inventory # IM74903
Book Description Royal BC Museum. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2511624768
Book Description Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, BC, 2002. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. 2nd Edition. Signed by Bill Johnstone on the dedication page; some edge wear to card covers; otherwise a solid, clean copy with no marking or underlining; collectible condition; illustrated with black and white photographs. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 004407
Book Description Royal British Columbia Museum, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0772646899