A thrilling story, based on true life events, about a family in a growing town in central British Columbia. It is guaranteed to stir the emotions of all mature readers.
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Hugh was born on 9/11/1924 in Viking, a small Alberta town, and grew up on a nearby farm. He attended Rodino School, [one room] to grade 9. He learned to operate all the farm machinery and went on to attend Viking High School. In 1942 he moved to Vancouver, B.C. and worked at the Vancouver airport for 1 year Hugh joined the Army in November, 1943, went overseas, and served as a front-line soldier with the Algonquin Regiment. On his return to Canada he took up his old job at the airport for a short time. In 1948 Hugh moved to Edmonton, Alberta and was employed by the T.Eaton Co. as an appliance technician. He met and married Elsie Lyons. They had six children and are pleased to see them all in professional positions. At age 40 Hugh attended the University of Alberta and graduated with a bachelor's degree in education. He retired at age 63 and moved to Vernon, B.C. where he became active in volunteer work with The Royal Canadian Legion of which he is a life member. He was awarded the Veterans Affairs Commendation Award and continues to work with cadets. In his retirement Hugh took up writing. His first attempt, The House, was self-published in 1997, selling 200 copies. His second book, Camp Vernon, A Century, Of Canadian Military History co-authored with N. P. Sherlock was a huge success. Published by Kettle Valley Publishing to date sold over 1,000 copies and may be found in many Canadian libraries. This book is his first attempt at fiction. It covers the same time period as the Camp Vernon book so that may also be called a history book.
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Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 158 pages. 8.80x6.00x0.60 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1425123465
Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1425123465