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Tide rips & back eddies: : Bill Proctor's tales of Blackfish Sound, Bill Proctor & Yvonne Maximchuk, (ebook)

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Tide rips & back eddies: : Bill Proctor's tales of Blackfish Sound
Title
Tide rips & back eddies:
Title remainder
Bill Proctor's tales of Blackfish Sound
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Bill Proctor & Yvonne Maximchuk
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Tide rips and back eddies
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Language
eng
Summary
Billy Proctor, resident legend of Echo Bay, BC, recounts almost a century's worth of experience with this collection of stories, memories and local knowledge of the central BC coast region around Blackfish Sound. Situated in the beautiful Broughton Archipelago between northern Vancouver Island and the mainland coast, this region boasts a history and culture as engaging as its stunning locale-and nobody tells its story quite like Proctor. A lifelong fisherman, trapper, logger and, in later life, author, Proctor learned from both the indigenous Kwakwaka'wakw people and the settlers who came to live in Blackfish Sound. Along with his entertaining tales of the surrounding communities, Proctor also discusses the ingenious technology necessary to both fishing and everyday survival. Covering the natural and domestic history of the area and everything in between-from recollections of old-time fishermen to Billy's own stories of sasquatches and other strange thing-Tide Rips and Back Eddies is a riveting and deeply moving account of a long and uniquely coastal life. Writing collaborator Yvonne Maximchuk's drawings illustrate Proctor's personal anecdotes as well as carefully detail an eclectic array of interesting items collected by Proctor throughout his lifetime for his personal museum. Tide Rips and Back Eddies is not only a historical archive of immeasurable significance, it is a fascinating read for those interested in the Blackfish Sound region as well as an honest and whimsical look into the life and lessons learned by a local legend
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1934-
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Proctor, Billy
Dewey number
971.1/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Maximchuk, Yvonne
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  • Pacific Coast (B.C.)
  • Pacific Coast (B.C.)
  • Pacific Coast (B.C.)
  • Proctor, Billy
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adult
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Tide rips & back eddies: : Bill Proctor's tales of Blackfish Sound, Bill Proctor & Yvonne Maximchuk, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781550177268
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11818042
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remote
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11818042
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MWT11818042
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Tide rips & back eddies: : Bill Proctor's tales of Blackfish Sound, Bill Proctor & Yvonne Maximchuk, (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
9781550177268
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11818042
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11818042
System control number
MWT11818042
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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