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Maria Coffey

author image Maria Coffey is originally from England, and now lives on a small island in British Columbia. She and her husband Dag Goering spend part of each year in Ireland, where Dag practises as a large animal veterinarian. They also work as professional sea-kayaking and trekking guides, leading trips in Vietnam, the Solomon Islands, Ireland and Canada. Coffey is the author of a number of internationally published books, including A Boat in Our Baggage, Three Moons in Vietnam, Sailing Back in Time and two books for children, A Cat in a Kayak and A Seal in the Family. Her work has also appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Outdoors Illustrated, Action Asia and Sea Kayaker Magazine. For more information about Maria, please visit her website at


Book Cover Fragile Edge: Loss on Everest
978-1-55017-218-8 · 1-55017-218-2 · 1999 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"A vivid, insightful book about Everest's real victims - the loved ones of the climbers who don't make it back. -David Breashears, co-director of the IMAX film Everest
Book Cover Visions of the Wild: A Voyage by Kayak Around Vancouver Island
978-1-55017-264-5 · 1-55017-264-6 · September 2001 · Hardback
CAD$36.95 · USD$36.95
An inspiring chronicle of the adventure of a lifetime, and a beautiful book of photographs that rejoices in the untamed spirit of Canada's west coast.