The Resource Raincoast Chronicles, 23, Stories & history of the British Columbia coast, (ebook)

Raincoast Chronicles, 23, Stories & history of the British Columbia coast, (ebook)

Label
Raincoast Chronicles, 23, Stories & history of the British Columbia coast
Title
Raincoast Chronicles
Title number
23
Title part
Stories & history of the British Columbia coast
Title variation
  • Stories & history of the British Columbia coast
  • Stories and history of the British Columbia coast
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the first edition of Raincoast Chronicles was produced by a couple of novice publishers in the unlikely location of Pender Harbour in 1972, it boldly announced that it was going to put BC character on the record." Printed in sepia ink and decorated with the rococo flourishes characteristic of that extravagant era, the unclassifiable journal-cum-serial-book about life on the BC coast struck a nerve and in time became something very close to what it set out to be a touchstone of British Columbia identity. Soon the term Raincoast, which had been coined by the editors, was appearing on boats, puppet theatres, interior decorating firms and at least one other publishing enterprise. Raincoast Chronicles also created another publishing enterprise: Harbour Publishing. Many of the stories that started out as articles in the Chronicles grew into books and so the White family was more or less forced to get into book publishing to deal with them. That undertaking went on to publish some six hundred books (and counting!) about every possible aspect of BC and, in 2014, celebrated its fortieth anniversary in the biz. To honour that occasion, this special double issue of Raincoast Chronicles takes a tour down memory lane, selecting a trove of the most outstanding stories in all those Harbour books and republishing them in one volume. Here are some of Canada's most exciting and iconic writers: Al Purdy, Anne Cameron, Edith Iglauer, Patrick Lane and Grant Lawrence, to start a long list. Here also are stories of disasters at sea, scarcely believable bush plane feats, eerie events at coastal ghost towns and a First Nations elder who has seen so many sasquatches he finds them sort of boring. Full of great drawings and photos, this jumbo anniversary edition of Raincoast Chronicles is a feast of great Pacific Northwest storytelling
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
971.1/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robson, Peter A.
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Raincoast Chronicles
Series volume
23
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pacific Coast (B.C.)
  • Pacific Coast (B.C.)
  • British Columbia
  • British Columbia
Target audience
adult
Label
Raincoast Chronicles, 23, Stories & history of the British Columbia coast, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550177114
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808300
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808300
System control number
MWT11808300
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Raincoast Chronicles, 23, Stories & history of the British Columbia coast, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550177114
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808300
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808300
System control number
MWT11808300
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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