Stories and History of the British Columbia Coast
Raincoast Chronicles 19
edited by Howard White
Raincoast Chronicles 19 is part of the bestselling and
award-winning series about West Coast history and
Book DescriptionA Pacific Northwest publishing tradition since 1972, the Raincoast Chronicles series is still a perennial favourite with its funny, fiery depictions of British Columbia’s past. This latest issue includes more of what made Raincoast Chronicles famous—an eclectic and entertaining mix of stories and characters.
Sheryl Salloum contributes a fascinating history of squatters in Vancouver—from the Dollarton squat that Malcolm Lowry made infamous to the Finn Slough squat on the Fraser River that still exists, 70 years later. And let's not forget Peter Fletcher, a former Saturna Island light keeper, who tells us what it's like to have a diabolical pet crow almost destroy his marriage.
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