Journalist 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.
Pages: 320 – includes maps and photos
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We’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.Read More
More exciting news for Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island – named a Finalist in the 2015 North American Travel Journalist (NATJA) Awards for Best Travel Book or Guide. Other finalists include Moon Guidebooks: Havana, and National Geographic Traveler: Panama. We are thrilled to see a Canadian destination being honoured and delighted at the company Little White Publishing is keeping.Read More