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The Slocan: Portrait of a Valley

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The Slocan Valley, in the heart of the southern interior of British Columbia, is a slender blue-gold arc of water, pastures, and trees lying in the western shadow of the Selkirk Mountains. Although barely 120 years old in terms of European settlement, the valley has been the amphitheatre in which much of British Columbia's and Canada's most dramatic history has played out. ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 20th 2004 by Sono Nis Press
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Jul 06, 2014 Claire rated it it was ok
Was in the cabin I rented in New Denver. Good to know about the area. Jumped around lot. The writing voice was distinct and sometimes got in the way.
This book reminded me that I don't really enjoy reading traditional historical non-fiction. I'm glad this book was written, and that I've read it--it's wonderful to know the history of places you love. The book attempted a tone of intimacy with the people of the past, which was sweet and enriching.
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