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Complicated simplicity : island life in the Pacific Northwest / Joy Davis.

Davis, Joy, 1952- (author.).

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  • 5 of 12 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library 392.3097 DAV (Text) 35151001087485 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-10-04

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772032703
  • Physical Description: xi, 251 pages : map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia : Heritage House Publishing, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest draws on a variety sources to contextualize peoples’ enduring fascination with islands worldwide, including the author’s own experiences growing up on Bath Island (off Gabriola) and her interviews with over twenty intrepid figures who live on the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands, the Discovery Islands, and in Clayoquot Sound. Ingenuity, tenacity, and a passion for living in these special places shine through in the personal stories, as does a shared concern for safety, sustainability, and thoughtful stewardship. Engaging, inspiring, and often funny, Complicated Simplicity offers readers honest and useful insights on the joys, perils, and rewards of island life."-- Publisher's website.
Subject: Island life > British Columbia.
Island life > Northwest, Pacific.
British Columbia > Social life and customs.
Northwest, Pacific > Social life and customs.

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