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Coastal Villages is a gorgeous book of photographs, history and anecdotes about 24 picturesque British Columbian villages, including Lund, Campbell River, Quadra Island, Owen Bay, Hardwicke Island, Telegraph Cove, Alert Bay and Port Hardy.
Among the hundreds of colourful characters you'll meet the genius engine builder, Frank Osborne; Billy Assu the magnanimous Kwakiutl Chief who threw a party for 2,000 people; the Schnarr daughters who kept cougars for pets and Jack Myer the pistol-packing, dog-kicking bootlegger who hailed from the badlands of North Dakota and fatally shot a man in a shack on Read Island.
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Liv Kennedy's parents were pioneers on Quadra Island, and she was born aboard the Coast Mission ship Columbia. She grew up in logging camps and fishing villages along the coast, spending much of her time in boats, and in 1965 began a four-year trip around the world in a 37-foot cutter. She now lives in Nanoose Bay, BC, where she works as a freelance writer. Her articles and photographs appeared in Pacific Yachting for twenty years, she contributes regularly to Boat World and she is co-author of Vancouver Once Upon a Time.
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Book Description Harbour, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111550170570
Book Description Harbour, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX1550170570