Tag Archives: books

Back to the Red Road

You may have read an article here on Town Spirit about a teacher who discovered, decades after the fact, that she had been teaching at a residential school where abuse was rampant yet hidden from her.  You can find that … Continue reading

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Author David Leonard

Dr. David Leonard is a historian and author of two books rich with information about times past in the Peace.  The Trail to Assumption, a work of fiction, is available now at the Dunvegan Interpretive Centre.  The second book is … Continue reading

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Canoeing Across Canada

If you liked the post about the Peace Country cross-country paddlers, you might want to check out the book written by a member of the crew.  Jon P. van Tamelen wrote Canada by Canoe: Hudson Hope, British Columbia, to Montreal, … Continue reading

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Dawson Creek Children’s Author

Doris Brocke of Dawson Creek has written a book, for children but charming for all ages, called The ABC Musical Garden.  Filled with wordplay and humour, the book will make the ABCs easy to remember, and also the names of … Continue reading

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Bannock and Beans

A final addendum to the story of the Bedaux Expedition: one of the cowboys who was along for the ride (probably on a horse and not in a Citroen) has written his memoirs of the expedition, the wilderness, and the … Continue reading

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York Boat Captain – The Book

Remember the summer of 2011 when the historically accurate york boat expedition set out from Dunvegan to adventure all the way down to Fort Vermilion?  Well, whether you were enthralled with the idea or missed it completely, you can catch … Continue reading

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The Original Ice Road Trucker

If you love watching Ice Road Truckers – and who doesn’t like to confront their worst nightmares from a safe, warm distance – you’ll want to take note of this: Alex Debogorski, first season favourite on the reality tv show, … Continue reading

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