Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Blog, Books | Comments Off on

Emily Carrs BC-BOOK 3-FINAL.inddIt’s almost here. Pre-order online:

Chapters/Indigo or Amazon or Heritage Group

The final volume of my groundbreaking trilogy, Emily Carr’s B.C., presents the culmination of a journey far beyond anything I ever imagined when I set out to explore the landscapes, historical environment, and First Nations traditions that shaped an icon. Author and artist Emily Carr led a merry chase to some of the best-loved destinations and remotest outposts of the province, revealing her character and motivation every step of the way. Wherever this epic traveller (and her trusty canine companions) ventured, I was determined to follow. Book three traces the Vancouver years; forays to the Cariboo, Shuswap, Thompson, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Canyon and Okanagan Valley; concluding with what we know today as the Sea-to-Sky corridor, Carr’s last great expedition.

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Emily Carr’s BC: Northern BC & Haida Gwaii

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Blog, Book News, Books, Featured | Comments Off on Emily Carr’s BC: Northern BC & Haida Gwaii

Website Media PageJournalist Laurie Carter knew she had a tiger by the tail when she set out to retrace the epic travels of Emily Carr, delving into the life, landscapes, and First Nations traditions that shaped an icon. She too has trekked more than 20,000 kilometres, though in greater comfort and probably raising fewer eyebrows than the lone artist and her dog. In this journey, Carter seeks to provide modern context while revealing the artist/author through Carr’s own words. Following up her Vancouver Island adventures, book two of Emily Carr’s B.C. explores Carr’s seminal expeditions to the Skeena and Naas Rivers of Northern B.C. and the islands of Haida Gwaii.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320 – includes maps and photos
ISBN: 978-1-927878-03-3
Price: $24.95

Available in bookstores and online at:

Heritage Group Distribution
Chapters/Indigo
Amazon

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Another Award for Emily Carr’s BC

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in Blog, Book News | Comments Off on Another Award for Emily Carr’s BC

2015 TMAC Awards - Best People Photo - Nuu-chah-nulth Dancer 1We’re delighted that this photo of Nuu-chah-nulth dancer, Timmy Masso, from the Pacific Rim chapter of Emily Carr’s BC (Book One): Vancouver Island, was awarded Gold for Best People Photo of 2015 by TMAC, the Travel Media Association of Canada. Timmy, who is wearing a kingfisher mask carved by his brother (artist-to-watch Hjalmer Westob), performed a segment of a dance that tells the background story of his family. Thanks to Emily Carr leading author Laurie Carter on the most fascinating journey’s around British Columbia, she met the brothers at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. This is Carter’s ninth TMAC award.

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