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Anne Cameron

author image Anne Cameron was born in Nanaimo, BC. She began writing at an early age, starting with theatre scripts and screenplays. In 1979, her film Dreamspeaker, directed by Claude Jutra, won seven Canadian Film Awards, including best script. After being published as a novel, Dreamspeaker went on to win the Gibson Award for Literature. She has published more than 30 books, including the underground classic Daughters of Copper Woman, its sequel, Dzelarhons, novels, stories, poems and legends - for adults and children. Her most recent novels are Family Resemblances, Hardscratch Row, and a new, revised edition of Daughters of Copper Woman. She lives in Tahsis, BC

Books

Book Cover Aftermath
978-1-55017-193-8 · 1-55017-193-3 · 1999 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"Cameron's book is a testimony to the underprivileged, the abused, the vulnerable children of Canada and to those who daily struggle to break out of the cycle of degradation and humiliation." -Winnipeg Free Press
Book Cover The Annie Poems
978-0-920080-91-7 · 0-920080-91-X · 1987 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
"The anger and passion with which Cameron writes lifts the ordinary into something stronger" - Quill and Quire
Book Cover Bright's Crossing: Stories
978-1-55017-022-1 · 1-55017-022-8 · 1990 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"Cameron understands the way a woman's work affects every other sphere of her life." -Feminist Bookstore News
Book Cover Dahlia Cassidy
978-1-55017-344-4 · 1-55017-344-8 · October 2004 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
Dahlia Cassidy is a delightful and hilarious satire on relationships from one of British Columbia’s favourite writers—a rollicking, lighthearted novel with a cast of irresistible characters struggling to make sense of life in a small coastal town.
Book Cover Daughters of Copper Woman
978-1-55017-245-4 · 1-55017-245-X · February 2002 · Paperback
CAD$19.95 · USD$19.95
Over 200,000 copies sold!
Book Cover DeeJay & Betty
978-1-55017-112-9 · 1-55017-112-7 · 1994 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
"No doily or decorative language, no fancy postmodern structured techniques, just a straight-from-the-heart story." -Vancouver Sun
Book Cover Dreamspeaker
978-1-55017-364-2 · 1-55017-364-2 · April 2005 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
An award-winning TV movie and perennial bestseller, Dreamspeaker is the powerful and deeply moving story of a boy caught between two worlds.
Book Cover Dzelarhons: Mythology of the Northwest Coast
978-0-920080-89-4 · 0-920080-89-8 · September 1986 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
Over 15,000 copies sold! A collection ranging from humourous tales of Raven the trickster and glutton to the Salish myth of creation.
Book Cover Dzelarhons: Mythology of the Northwest Coast
978-1-55017-758-9 · 1-55017-758-3 · December 2015 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
Over 15,000 copies sold! A collection ranging from humourous tales of Raven the trickster and glutton to the Salish myth of creation.
Book Cover Earth Witch
978-0-920080-17-7 · 0-920080-17-0 · September 1982 · Paperback
CAD$14.95 · USD$14.95
Now in its sixth printing, Cameron's first book of poems is a celebration of love and desire.
Book Cover Escape to Beulah
978-1-55017-029-0 · 1-55017-029-5 · 1990 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
"A feminist fable for our times, told with a dispassionate, fascinated vigour." -Vancouver Province
Book Cover Family Resemblances
978-1-55017-301-7 · 1-55017-301-4 · October 2003 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
Book Cover The Gumboot Geese
978-1-55017-063-4 · 1-55017-063-5 · 1992 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
Another popular Anne Cameron children's story.
Book Cover Hardscratch Row
978-1-55017-290-4 · 1-55017-290-5 · October 2002 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
In this funny and heart-wrenching new novel by Anne Cameron - bestselling author and veteran warts-and-all chronicler of the contemporary West Coast family - the characters grapple with the very meaning of the word “family,” just by living their lives.
Book Cover How Raven Freed the Moon
978-0-920080-67-2 · 0-920080-67-7 · 1985 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
Book Cover How the Loon Lost her Voice
978-0-920080-55-9 · 0-920080-55-3 · 1985 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
Book Cover Kick the Can
978-1-55017-039-9 · 1-55017-039-2 · 1991 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"Cameron knows how women talk to each other." -Vancouver Province
Book Cover Lazy Boy
978-0-920080-63-4 · 0-920080-63-4 · 1988 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
A bestseller in both Canada and the U.S. A traditional northwest coast legend for ages six to adult, told simply and gently be one of BC's best-loved writers. ". . . should be added to any collection of materials concerned with native peoples." -
Book Cover Loon and Raven Tales
978-1-55017-154-9 · 1-55017-154-2 · 1996 · Audio cassette
CAD$12.95 · USD$12.95
Anne Cameron's retellings of west coast Native legends have delighted young and old alike in book form. Now the author herself reads them on audio cassette.
Book Cover Orca's Song
978-0-920080-29-0 · 0-920080-29-4 · 1987 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
Book Cover Raven & Snipe
978-1-55017-037-5 · 1-55017-037-6 · 1991 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
Another bestseller in Canada and the U.S. about Raven - a trickster and a glutton who is somehow very loveable.
Book Cover Raven Goes Berrypicking
978-1-55017-036-8 · 1-55017-036-8 · 1991 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A bestseller in Canada and the U.S. about Raven - a trickster and a glutton who is somehow very loveable.
Book Cover Raven Returns the Water
978-0-920080-19-1 · 0-920080-19-7 · 1987 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
Book Cover Sarah's Children
978-1-55017-274-4 · 1-55017-274-3 · October 2001 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"With affection, warmth and raucous humour, Cameron captures how life goes on . . ." -Globe and Mail
Book Cover Selkie
978-1-55017-152-5 · 1-55017-152-6 · 1996 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
An endless rain embarks Cassidy on the ride of her life. Before the year is out, she will have travelled through lifetimes and contellations.
Book Cover South of an Unnamed Creek
978-1-55017-013-9 · 1-55017-013-9 · 1989 · Hardback
CAD$6.95 · USD$6.95
". . . joins courage to comedy with a light, sure touch." -Ottawa Citizen
Book Cover Spider Woman
978-0-920080-73-3 · 0-920080-73-1 · 1988 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A bestseller in both Canada and the U.S.
Book Cover T'aal: The One Who Takes Bad Children
978-1-55017-180-8 · 1-55017-180-1 · 1998 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
"One of the things lurking out in the night was so horrible and so terrifying the people had no name for it, and only called it The One Who Takes Bad Children."
Book Cover Tales of the Cairds
978-1-55017-004-7 · 1-55017-004-X · 1989 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"A woman-positive and humourous collection od though-provoking and entertaining [Celtic] myths." -Canadian Materials
Book Cover Those Lancasters
978-1-55017-227-0 · 1-55017-227-1 · November 2000 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
From the bestselling author Anne Cameron comes a novel that puts the fun back in dysfunctional - a light-hearted look at the trials and tribulations of a family that defines disadvantage.
Book Cover A Whole Brass Band
978-1-55017-075-7 · 1-55017-075-9 · 1992 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"If bullshit was music," Jean decides of her family, "they'd be a whole brass band."
Book Cover The Whole Fam Damily
978-1-55017-134-1 · 1-55017-134-8 · 1995 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
". . . an absolutely riveting cacophony of voices that will stay in your head long after you've put the book down." -The Halifax Daily News
Book Cover Women, Kids & Huckleberry Wine
978-0-920080-68-9 · 0-920080-68-5 · 1989 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"Witty, entertaining and strangely uplifting." Edmonton Journal ". . . easy-going, direct, funny, cynical and full of incisive curses and wisdom." -Diversions