Voices From the Sound:
Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino 1899-1929

ISBN: 978-0969700821

Filled with personal stories and a vivid sense of time and place, Voices from the Sound brings alive the history of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Nominated for the Roderick Haig Brown Book Prize in 2009, this book relates the early 20th century history of this coast through a lively exploration of the letters and diaries of people who lived there.

This is Margaret Horsfield’s second book about this area. Previously, in the award-winning Cougar Annie’s Garden, she told the story of a remote bush garden in the northern reaches of Clayoquot Sound.

384 pages, hardcover, fully indexed, contains maps, illustrations and over 100 previously unpublished photographs.

“… a delightful romp through the extensive and varied archival record documenting life on western Vancouver Island at the beginning of the last century, providing a ‘point of entry, a window onto one era in the history of the coast’” —Canadian Historical Review

Available at most independent bookstores or on-line.

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