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“Author and curator, Catherine Clement (left) has won B.C.’s top award for historical writing for her book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten.” FULL STORY

A gambler’s promise

October 19th, 2020

Retired high school teacher, C.V. (Cindy) Gauthier self-published Charlee LeBeau & The Gambler’s Promise (FriesenPress $31.49), the first book of her YA historical trilogy. The book takes the reader on a journey from Sonoma and San Francisco in California, to islands in the Salish Sea off the coast of British Columbia. Set in 1858, the story’s heroine is 14-year old Charlie Lebeau who worked as a hired hand at a Sonoma ranch when her rich uncle, a professional gambler offers to take her to San Francisco. It won the Whistler Independent Book Award for fiction in 2020.  978-1525550966

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