British Columbia History Along the Highways & Waterways: A Traveler's Guide to the Fascinating Facts, Intriguing Incidents and Lively Legends of Vancouver Island & the British Columbia Coast

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Red Deer College Press, 1998 - Travel - 184 pages
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A traveler's guide to the fascinating facts, intriguing incidents and lively legends of Vancouver Island and the B.C. Coast.

Required reading for any visitor to Canada's Pacific shore-whether traveling by car, boat or the proverbial armchair. Meet characters like the Confederate Army officer killed on Vancouver Island who became the last casualty in the American Civil War or the Swedish immigrant who came to British Columbia to-of all things-get out of the rain.

Maps and photographs round out the fascinating tales.

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About the author (1998)

Ted Stone has been gathering the lore of the North American West for over twenty years. As editor of Red Deer Press's Roundup Books, he has compiled such best-sellers as Great Tales of the Gold Rush, 100 Years of Cowboy Stories, A Roundup of Cowboy Humor, The Complete Cowboy Reader and Riding the Northern Range: Poems from the Last Best-West. Ted Stone is also the best-selling author of Cowboy Logic: The Wit and Wisdom of the West and It's So Cold on the Prairies.

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