Ruffles on My Longjohns

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Hancock House, 1980 - Bella Coola River Valley (B.C.) - 297 pages
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Biographical account of pioneer life in the Bella Coola region of British Columbia, near Lonesome Lake in the 1930s and 1940s, including trapping and fishing.

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This is a story of pioneer life in a valley that empties into a western Candian fishing inlet. The family basically homesteads, living by the seasons. Commercial fishing in the summer, traping fur ... Read full review

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While this book recounts the unique experience of homesteading , it comes across as an assortment of short chapters which come across more lengthy than fascinating enough to make for an entertaining read that captions you from cover to cover. Rather an autobiography that is meaningful for one family or people in the Bella Coola area than for readers elsewhere.  


Going North
Cariboo Country
The Birches

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