Lovett, Glen and husky Jenna

The Huskiest Hobo

North of Disney Studios and Nickelodeon, Glen Lovett of East Sooke has created a lovable husky hero in the graphic style of Tintin. FULL STORY

Who’s Who

A is for Anctil
In 1997, Daniel Anctil was in Grade six at Vancouver’s McKechnie Elementary School when he wrote the poem that would become the children’s picture book Fly Fly (Midtown $19.95). Written through the school’s “Kid’s Write” program, it was named the program’s best piece of writing that year. Anctil’s poem was also included in a dramatic presentation by a Vancouver Youth Theatre group at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre. In February of 2015, Anctil returned to his former school to read his poem to students about the animals and birds to be found from the Pacific Northwest Coast to the Rocky Mountains. Corentin Hunter’s artwork represents a day of discovering nature and its creatures, from daybreak through to nightfall. Fly Fly is also being published in French under the title L’Envol (Presses de Bras-d’Apic, 2015). Daniel Anctil of Vancouver holds a Bachelor of Arts in religion and psychology from the University of Victoria. 978-0-9881101-6-8

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Cape Scott Provincial Park, with its 115-kilometre-long coastline, sits at the northernmost end of Vancouver Island and holds the recently finished North Coast Trail. Annually, thousands of people make the trek up-island, intent on hiking this route, one that encompasses sandy beaches, rocky headlands, towering conifers and bogs housing creatures and plants of the Pacific Northwest. Maria Bremner’s Cape Scott and the North Coast Trail (Harbour $26.95) is the first comprehensive guidebook about one of Vancouver Island’s most iconic destinations. It provides offers maps, photographs, history and all the details that any visitor or curious reader could want. Bremner studied English and Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria. Cape Scott has held a special place in her heart since her first visit in 1998. 978-1-55017-691-9

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President Jimmy Carter with Lillian

C is for Carter
Kansas-born Pauline Benton (1898-1974) was encouraged by her father, one of America’s earliest feminist male educators, to reach for the stars. Instead, she reached for shadows. In 1920s Beijing, she discovered shadow theatre (piyingxi), a performance art where translucent painted puppets are manipulated by highly trained masters to cast coloured shadows against an illuminated screen. Finding that this thousand-year-old forerunner of motion pictures was declining in China, Benton believed she could save the tradition by taking it to America. Mastering the male-dominated art form in China, Benton enchanted audiences eager for the exotic in Depression-era America. Her touring company, Red Gate Shadow Theatre, was lauded by theatre and art critics and even performed at Franklin Roosevelt’s White House. Grant Hayter-Menzies’ biography Shadow Woman: The Extraordinary Career of Pauline Benton (McGill-Queens $29.95) has now been followed by his admiring portrait of President Jimmy Carter’s mother, Lillian Carter: A Compassionate Life: A Compassionate Life (McFarland & Company $35). With the support of the Carter family, Hayter-Menzies recalls how Lillian cared for black families in the rural south as a young nurse and later served as a 68-year-old Peace Corps volunteer in 1960s India. Always a fearless supporter of human rights, she was dubbed “First Mother of the world” by the American press. Shadow 978077354201-3; Lillian 9780786497195

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Rachel Ditor

D is for Ditor
Rachel Ditor became literary manager and dramaturge at the Arts Club Theatre in 2001 having first worked in play development in 1992 at Playwrights’ Workshop in Montreal. She has since published articles on new-play dramaturgy, taught dramaturgy at UBC and directed many plays for the Arts Club Theatre. Also a director of the Canadian Women and Words Foundation, she has edited a collection of six plays developed and produced by the Arts Club for The Arts Club Anthology (Playwrights $24.95) to mark the 50th anniversary of the largest theatre in Western Canada. Led by Bill Millerd since 1973, the Arts Club of Vancouver has produced nearly 100 original plays. The first homegrown box office success was Sherman Snukal’s Talking Dirty in 1981-82. Spearheaded by Yvonne Firkins and Otto Lowy, the Arts Club was founded in 1958 as a private club for artists, musicians, actors and writers (including novelist Jane Rule). On the second floor of a converted gospel hall at 1181 Seymour Street, the Arts Club first produced Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky in 1964 (the same year Jane Rule’s Desert of the Heart was published in England). The 650-seat Granville Island main stage on Granville Island was added in 1979; the 225-seat Arts Club Revue Theatre nearby opened in 1983; the refurbished Stanley Theater at 12th and Granville re-opened as an Arts Club venue in 1998 after being closed since 1991. The original Seymour building was demolished in the 1990s. 978-1-77091-218-2

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Marc Edge

E is for Edge
Marc Edge has explored the history and finances of North American newspapers and media conglomerates in Greatly Exaggerated: The Myth of the Death of Newspapers (New Star $21) to conclude that the newspaper business is still healthy and profitable. Despite much hype from those who support the growth of the internet, it appears that nearly all major North American cities still support at least one major daily newspaper, usually with a myriad of giveaways newspapers, as well. As a Media Writing Professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Marc Edge first wrote and published his doctoral dissertation, Pacific Press: The Unauthorized Story of Vancouver’s Newspaper Monopoly (New Star Books, 2001). As an associate professor in the department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, he then published a follow-up study, Asper Nation: Canada’s Most Dangerous Media Company (New Star 2007) in which he critically assessed the media control exerted by Izzy Asper’s CanWest Global Communications network. Edge has worked as a legal affairs reporter for the Province (1983-93) and the Calgary Herald. As a former contributing writer for Hockey magazine, he also wrote Red Line, Blue Line, Bottom Line: How Push Came to Shove Between the National Hockey League and Its Players (New Star, 2004). Born in New Westminster, Edge has a Master of Labour and Industrial Relations degree from Michigan State University and a Ph.D in Mass Communication from Ohio University. 978-1-55420-102-0

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Julie Flett

F is for Flett
Along with poet and civil rights activist Roy Miki and his wife Slavia Miki as authors, First Nations illustrator Julie Flett appeared on the BC Bestsellers List in October after she contributed illustrations for a children’s book, Dolphin SOS (Tradewind 2014). Based on true events, Dolphin SOS recounts the story of three dolphins trapped in an ice-covered cove on the coast of Newfoundland. After the government fails to provide assistance, some young boys take matters into their own hands in order to save the distressed dolphins. The book has now received the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize. A bit of a wunderkind when it comes to B.C. Book  Prizes, Julie Flett provided illustrations for Earl Einarson children’s story, The Moccasins (Theytus, 2004), which was nominated for a B.C. Book Prize in 2004, and she won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize in 2011 for her picture book, Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet (Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: L’alfabet di Michif) (Simply Read Books 2010). 9781896580760

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Chris Gainor

G is for Gainor
A Space Race geek from way back, as well as the author of four books on aviation, Chris Gainor had a special reason to go to Baltimore and Washington this spring to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble space telescope’s launch on April 24, 1990. The Victoria-based journalist as been drafted onto a team, hired by NASA, to write the authoritative, post-launch history of the Hubble space telescope. “I wanted to be an astronaut more than I wanted to play in the NHL,” says Alberta-raised Gainor, aged 60, who has a Ph.D from the University of Alberta in the history of technology. Gainor will be working with California writer John D. Ruley on a team from Foresight Science and Technology Inc.

H is for Hammond
Kristie Hammond, born in 1957, is a transplanted American who has lived in B.C. since 1981. Her first children’s book, Ting Ting, is a about an eight-year-old whose family suddenly moves from China to Vancouver. Hammond is the mother of five children, one of whom is an amputee. In her new book, The Moment (Sono Nis $9.95), James, a teenager in Kamloops, loses an important hockey game and his lower leg in one tragic night. As he struggles to overcome anger and bitterness at his new reality, adapting to life with a prosthetic leg, James finds friendship in places he never expected. It takes a return to the ice and a secret friend to get him back in the game. 978-1-55039-235-7

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Karen Connelly

I is for Island Mountain
T
he 39th Island Mountain School of the Arts agenda in Wells, near Barkerville, is as strong as ever, with literary sessions that include Karen Connelly (July 4-7), Michael Kluckner (Aug. 17-20) and Richard Wright (Sept. 11-13). There’s also a gallery exhibit (Aug. 29-Sept. 25) re-introducing Robert Keziere’s compelling photos from The Days of Augusta, the ground-breaking book by Jean E. Speare. Published in 1973, the tribute to the life and travails of Mary Augusta Tappage, born in Soda Creek in February of 1888, ranks as the first in-depth, literary memoir of an individual First Nations woman in B.C. Jean E. Speare, born in 1921, was raised on a ranch at Kersley, south of Quesnel—and she’s still writing. Visit www.imarts.com

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Roy Jantzen

J is for Jantzen
Roy Jantzen’s Active Vancouver (Rocky Mountain $25) provides the lowdown on cycling, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, paddling, walking or nature treks” for everyone from beginner to intermediate skill levels. Activities are listed with timing, distance, elevation and accessibility details. There are “eco-insights” for each location. A professor of Natural History at North Vancouver’s Capilano University, Jantzen also delivers wilderness tourism workshops for the Yukon Department of Tourism. He divides his time between Vancouver and Whitehorse. 9781771600798

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Michael Kluckner

K is for Kluckner
Artist and heritage expert Michael Kluckner has turned a new page for his first graphic novel, Toshiko (Midtown $19.95). Set during World War II, Toshiko and her cousin have been sent to BC’s interior due to the internment of Japanese Canadians. They are placed on a farm near an unfriendly town where most residents view them as enemies. But one of Toshiko’s classmates is curious and sympathetic about the exile of Japanese-Canadians, and romance develops. The scandal of their relationship pushes the couple out of BC’s interior and back to Vancouver, where they will be forced to face the racial, moral and social realities of wartime Canada. Involved for decades in the preservation of Canada’s old buildings and historic places, Kluckner was the founding president of the Heritage Vancouver in 1991. He served as president of the Langley Heritage Society from 1993 to 1998. From 1996 until 2001, he was the British Columbia member of the board of governors of the Heritage Canada Foundation, and served as chair from 1998-2000. He also sat on the board of the Heritage Society of British Columbia during that period. He chaired the Vancouver Heritage Foundation in 2002-3. He received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for the contributions made, through books and volunteer efforts, to increasing awareness of Canada’s heritage and culture. He lives on a nine-acre sheep farm in rural Langley, where he raises sheep and chickens and helps his wife Christine Allen, also an author, maintain her large cottage garden. 978-0-9881101-7-5

L is for Laurence
The owl on Coast Salish artist Susan Point’s sculpture Cedar Connection at the Vancouver Airport looks like it’s about to fly through the adjacent plate glass window. Bill Reid’s stunning bronze sculpture The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, with its boatload of paddling creatures and a mysterious spirit, sits surrounded by steel, glass and marble. They’re just two of the art pieces at Vancouver’s International Airport that are described by Robin Laurence in A Sense of Place: Art at Vancouver International Airport (Figure 1 $24.95). This illustrated overview examines the commissioning of the pieces that comprise the YVR’s gallery. Long-time Georgia Straight visual arts critic and curator Robin Laurence earlier provided the text to accompany photos by Ulli Steltzer for The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: Bill Reid’s Masterpiece (Douglas & McIntyre, 1997; 2006), a tribute to 20-foot bronze canoe filled with creatures from Haida mythology. One copy exists in the Canadian Chancery in Washington, D.C.; the other is in the main foyer of the Vancouver International Airport. Robin Laurence studied at the Universities of Calgary and Victoria, and the Banff School of Fine Arts. 9781927958261

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Arthur Manuel

M is for Manuel
A member of the Neskonlith Indian Band of the Secwepemc Nation based in Kamloops, Arthur Manuel has co-written Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call (Between the Lines $29.95) with Grand Chief Ron Derrickson. Including a foreword by Naomi Klein, Unsettling Canada lays out a plan for a sustainable indigenous economy. Both men have served as chiefs of their bands in the B.C. interior but whereas Derrickson has made his reputation as a Syilx (Okanagan) businessman, Manuel is widely known as a Secwepemc activist intellectual and the son of revered First Nations leader George Manuel. As a boy, George Manuel attended the Kamloops, St Eugene’s (Cranbrook) and St. Mary’s (Mission) residential schools. As a young man, he served as president of the national Native Youth Association prior to studying at Concordia University (Montreal) and Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto). Instead of completing law school, he left Ontario and returned to B.C. where he was elected band chief four times (1995–2003) and elected as chair of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council three times (1997–2003). He has since participated in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues since its inception in 2002. Since 2003, he has served as spokesperson for the Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade (INET). According publicity materials, “Working through INET, Manuel succeeded in having the struggle for Aboriginal title and treaty rights injected into international financial institutions, setting important precedents for Aboriginal title and rights in Canada.” Arthur Manuel is also a spokesperson for the Defenders of the Land, associated with the Idle No More movement. 978-1-77113-176-6

N is for Nixon
Having co-authored a bookon Tiananmen Square for Douglas and McIntyre in 1989, Bob Nixon has recently e-published The Dog Eater’s Lament as a Kindle book. Nixon describes it as a novel and an outrageous adventure tale in which “our young anti-hero Charles travels from the fox hunting fields of 1910 England to the moors of Scotland, on Arctic polar quests, then marooned atop of an iceberg before rescue and a trip to New York’s famed Westminster Dog Show with financier J.P. Morgan.” Nixon’s previous book, My Road to Rome: The Running Times of BJ McHugh (Sandhill $18.95 2011) recounted how Vancouver’s BJ McHugh became the world’s fastest senior long-distance runner for her age group. A farmer’s daughter who was born at a time when few women ever dreamed of running marathons, McHugh, now in her eighties, only took up running in her fifties. Her memoir of courage and determination was co-written with Bob Nixon. 9780986905407

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Olav Slaymaker

O is for Olav
Prolific and much-decorated UBC geographer and author Olav Slaymaker–surely one of the most memorable names in B.C. literature–won’t be able to attend the investiture ceremony for his Order of Canada in May because he will  be off in Siberia, doing whatever it is that venerable geography professors do. With degrees from Cambridge and Harvard, Slaymaker is the author or editor of a dozen books and an expert on climate change in cold climates. Officially retired since 2004, Slaymaker still specializes in the sustainability of mountain environments, alpine hydrology and geomorphology, lacustrine sedimentation and the human impact on geomorphic and hydrological processes. He shares an office with heavyweight geographer, Cole Harris, who is arguably better-known beyond academe, but his name isn’t as much fun to say.

P is for Prendergast
As a follow-up to her much-discussed teen ‘verse novels,’ Audacious and Capricious, Gabrielle Prendergast has fashioned an Orca Limelights novel for ages 11-14, Frail Days (Orca $9.95), about two girls who compete for status and power within a rock ‘n’ roll band in which the two other musicians are boys. It’s written from the perspective of a Chinese Canadian girl drummer, Stella Wing, who asks talented Tamara Donnelly to be their singer after Tamara sings the national anthem at a baseball game. Stella, who likes rock ‘n’ roll, believes it’s in the best interest of the band to mold Tamara into a rock goddess, but rap has become more cool and Tamara is not about to be pushed around as a sex symbol. 9871459804647o

Q is for Quiver
A dwarf mistletoe can shoot its seeds up to 50 feet away. The Arctic heather plant can create subtropical conditions within its leaves. Often exposed to bitter cold, relentless winds, intense heat, drought, fire, pollution and other adverse conditions, such plants demonstrate remarkable strategies for surviving their environment. Jesse Vernon Trail’s first book, Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters (ECW Press $24.95), highlights the world’s most unusual plants for a general audience of plant and nature enthusiasts. Quiver Trees is also a fact-filled reference source on some of the lesser-known plants that populate landscapes around the world. Jesse Vernon Trail is an instructor and curriculum developer in environment, ecology, sustainability issues, horticulture and the natural history of plants. His articles have been published in The Ecologist, Garden Making, Canadian Gardening, Plant and Garden, Fine Gardening, Gardenwise, Harrowsmith Country Life, Alive, and Outdoor Canada. He lives in Vernon, B.C. “Gardening will never go out of fashion,” Trail told the Vernon Morning Star newspaper. “People will always buy plants even when they don’t have very much money. There is something in the greenery and beauty of plants that gives us a feeling of comfort and joy.” 978-1-77041-208-8

R is for Rosen
Self-dubbed the Fearless Poet, Sheila Rosen will be launching her first book at the Canadian Centre for Peace, at 1825 West 16th Avenue, Vancouver, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Time: 7:30 pm to 10 pm. She was married for fifty years to Norm Rosen before he died in 2010. She has since been gathering her momentum as a writer. She includes a suite of opening poems about her teenage years in the town of Greenwood, where she lived from 1939 to 1955, in the wake of World War II, until she was 16, in her self-published collection Silence: The Breaking of It (Langley: Big Tree Publishing 2014 unpriced). Her influences include Jane Kenyon and Mary Oliver. 978-0-9937030-2-7

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Jarnail Singh

S is for Singh
Jarnail Singh of Surrey is an artist, illustrator, designer, photographer, and art journalist who immigrated to Canada in 2000. His artwork frequently portrays Sikh Gurus, historical events and Punjabi folklore. “Painting for me is a process of infinite happiness and joy,” says Singh. “Many a time people ask me, what do you paint, and I reply, I paint everything, people, portraits, landscapes, anything that touches me, inspires me.” His first book in B.C. is a collaboration with Ajmer Rode whose full-length play Komagata Maru was digitized and published on-line by Simon Fraser University. Singh and Rode have produced A Journey with the Endless Eye: Stories of the Komagata Maru Incident (Ekstasis Editions $49.95 / $34.95). The volume was one of several books to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the controversial events of May 2014 when the Komagata Maru, a steamship carrying 376 Indian passengers, mostly Sikhs, was denied moorage in Vancouver’s harbour on May 23rd. The resulting standoff proved tragic when the ship was eventually forced to return to India. Many of the passengers were ex-military men who had made sacrifices for the British empire in wars and expected no problem in immigrating from one British colony to the other. This voyage was a deliberate testing of a discriminatory law which forbade immigration by sea unless would-be immigrants sailed directly from India. Denied food and water in Vancouver harbour, the would-be Candians were mostly forced back to the Indian port of Budge Budge Ghat, near Calcutta, where British-India police fired on them, killing several and injuring many more. Hardcover 978-1-77171-077-0 / Papercover 978-1-77171-078-7

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T is for Tait
Even though Cam Tait was unable to speak, sit up or move his arms or legs at birth, in Cam Tait: Disabled? Hell No! I’m a Sit-Down Comic (Harbour $24.95), co-written by Cam Tait and Jim Taylor, we learn how Edmonton Journal sportswriter Cam Tait overcame cerebral palsy to parasail, play golf and hang out with the likes of Wayne Gretzky. He cruised alongside Rick Hanson for his Man in Motion tour and helped his grandson take his first steps. Tait benefited from a radical new type of physical therapy that required unwavering commitment by Tait, his parents and his 116-person strong group of volunteers. Eventually he learned to speak, move his hands and maneuver a wheelchair; eventually becoming a writer with a newspaperman’s inveterate sense of timing. According to publicity materials, “Tait moves seamlessly from one-liners and tales of debauched hijinks to candid accounts of his depression, career struggles and loss of loved ones.” 978-1-55017-697-1 

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Chieri Uegaki

U is for Uegaki
Eleven years after her kidlit debut with Suki’s Kimono (Kids Can, 2003), Chieri Uegaki has again reflected Japanese culture with Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin (Kids Can $18.95). Even though she’s had only three lessons, Hana signs up to play the violin at a talent show. Her brothers laugh at her and predict her failure. She perseveres, inspired by her grandfather in Japan who played the violin daily when she visited him. Uegaki lives on the Sunshine Coast and graduated from UBC Creative Writing. 978-1-894786-33-1

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Lillian Varcoe

V is for Varcoe
Darwin Marsh, the hero of Lillian M. Varcoe’s first novel, Headwinds: Seeing a Murder Forgotten (Amazon $7.99), is a veteran floatplane pilot who lands an easy job flying Hollywood North movie types–a swell change from flying into northern logging camps and fishing resorts. Trouble is, cold-case cops are accusing him and his grandfather of complicity in a murder. As far as Marsh can recall, he was vacationing with his grandparents on a Gulf Island when the murder happened. He must revisit childhood memories of a summer spent “in a rancorous community of draft dodgers and volatile losers” in order to clear his name. Lillian M. Varcoe flew floatplanes and sailed on the B.C. coast for thiry years. She is the first woman to fly across Canada, coast to coast, and the first person to do it in a floatplane. She has written for Aviation Canada, EAA Sport Aviation, Westworld, Pacific Yachting and many other magazines. Varcoe lives on a small Island in B.C.’s Salish Sea with her partner, raccoons and deer. (Amazon $7.99; Kindle $3.99; Chapters/Indigo $6.25; iTunes $4.99) 978-0-9878331-2-9.

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Kathleen Cook Waldron

W is for Walron
In Kathleen Cook Waldron’s YA novel Between Shadows (Coteau $8.99), 12-year-old Ari has just inherited his grandfather’s log cabin, but Ari’s family wants to sell the property to developers. The family is having financial problems and needs the money, and the developers want to build a luxury hotel on the desirable lakeside land. Ari explores the property and discovers hidden spots and secret doors, making him even more determined to keep it. With the deadline to sell nearing, how can Ari save the place that is a cherished connection to his beloved grandfather? 9781550506129

X is for Xwisten
A Xwisten First Nation elder, Christine Jack is one of twelve indigenous elders whose lives are celebrated in Wisdom from our First Nations (Second Story $10.95) by Lyle Ernst and Kim Sigafus. Born in Lytton in 1967 as her mother’s tenth child, she overcame alcoholic parents and various family tragedies, including her mother’s death when Christine was eight, and was raised by her aunt and uncle in Lillooet. Overcoming alcohol and drugs, she became the first girl in her family to graduate from high school in 1985. Christine Jack has since worked to stop violence against women. 978-1-927583-55-5

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Janine Alyson Young

Y is for Young
Sunshine Coast-based UBC Creative Writing student Janine Alyson Young has been shortlisted for the annual $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian author from among 37 collections submitted. Born to backpacking ski bums during the 1980s, Young is a self-described former Generation Y taco stand operator. As a child, she read every book she could in her local library. Her debut fiction collection Hideout Hotel (Caitlin 2014 $18.95) contains several stories of small-town women taking refuge alone, set in coastal BC, the Yukon and Western Australia. Young was 28 when the collection appeared. 978-1-927575-46-8 

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Eleanor Witton Hancock

Z is for Zeballos
Born in Viking, Alberta in 1942, Eleanor Witton Hancock grew up in Zeballos from age three onwards. Her family mainly ran the Zeballos general store after her grandfather Seth Witton purchased it in 1939. Years later, she married a mining engineer, settled in Kamloops and became interested in researching the 1938 Zeballos gold boom. During the early 1980s she interviewed 120 people about the pioneers at Nootka Sound, Zeballos and Kyuquot, publishing several articles about old-timers in the Times-Colonist, the Journal of the BC Historical Federation, the Seniors Review and the Bank of British Columbia’s Pioneer News. Including a worthwhile bibliography and photos, her self-published book Salt Chuck Stories from Vancouver Island’s West Coast (Kamloops: Partners in Publishing / Sandhill Distribution $17.95) recalls the Perry Brothers of Nootka Sound, Eva Benjamin of Zeballos, carpenter Alder Bloom, Rebecca McPhee and the Red Cross Hospital at Kyuquot and Swiss trapper/prospector Andy Morod of Nootka Sound. (CONTACT: Partners in Publishing, #308-525 Nicola Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6J5 $17.95) 978-0-9739980-3-2

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