Notes From the Century Before

Notes From the Century Before

A Journal From British Columbia

Book - 1969
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Random House, Inc.
In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide—Notes from the Century Before is a breathtaking mix of anecdote, derring-do, and unparalleled elegy from one of the finest writers of our time.

Baker & Taylor
The author presents a narrative of his three-month sojourn during which he attempted to recapture the spirit of British Columbia during the homestead era.

Blackwell North Amer
In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland's extraordinary gifts for portraiture - his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide - Notes from the Century Before is a breathtaking mix of anecdote, derring-do, and unparalleled elegy from one of the finest writers of our time.

Baker
& Taylor

The critically acclaimed author of Compass Points presents a narrative of his three-month sojourn into wilderness Canada during which he attempted to recapture the spirit of British Columbia during the homestead era. 12,500 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Random House, [1969]
ISBN: 9780375759437
0375759433
Characteristics: ix, 272 p. : maps ; 22 cm

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