by M. Wylie Blanchet
The 50th anniversary edition of this BC classic, now in hardcover, will make a timeless keepsake. At a time when Vancouver Island was still an extremely remote and sparsely populated backwater, a young widow packed her five children into a 25-foot boat dubbed the Caprice and set off on an adventure.
Muriel Wylie Blanchet acted single-handedly as skipper, navigator, engineer and, of course, mum, as she saw her crew through encounters with tides, fog, storms, rapids, cougars and bears. She sharpened in her children a special interest in Haida culture and in nature itself.
In this book, she left us with a sensitive and compelling account of their journeys.
Author: M. Wylie Blanchet
Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
Publisher: Whitecap Books Ltd.
Publication Date: April 11, 2011