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Dick Hammond

author image Dick Hammond (b Gibsons BC March 16, 1929; d Sechelt BC Sept 10,2008) Dick Hammond was born in 1929 and lived on the Sunshine Coast all his life. He worked as a handlogger and a timber cruiser's helper, and was a self-employed log salvor since 1955. He is the author of Tales from Hidden Basin and a contributor to Raincoast Chronicles Eleven Up, Raincoast Chronicles 17, and Raincoast Chronicles 18. In 2000 his book Haunted Waters was shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize for best book about BC. Dick Hammond died September 10, 2008 in St. Mary's hospital, Sechelt.

Books

Book Cover Haunted Waters: Tales of the Old Coast
978-1-55017-209-6 · 1-55017-209-3 · 1999 · Hardback
CAD$32.95 · USD$32.95
Shortlisted for the 2000 Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize
Book Cover Tales from Hidden Basin
978-1-55017-136-5 · 1-55017-136-4 · 1996 · Paperback
CAD$17.95 · USD$17.95
"Written with uncommon power and vitality, these tales transcend their homestead and logging camp settings in much the same way as do Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn their Mississippi environs" -Vancouver Sun
Book Cover A Touch of Strange: Amazing Tales of the BC Coast
978-1-55017-270-6 · 1-55017-270-0 · November 2001 · Hardback
CAD$32.95 · USD$32.95
"Tales that attain the same sort of mythic power that has made Wylie Blanchet's The Curve of Time a coastal classic." -Pacific Yachting
Book Cover A Touch of Strange: Amazing Tales of the Coast
978-1-55017-241-6 · 1-55017-241-7 · June 2002 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
"Tales that attain the same sort of mythic power that has made Wylie Blanchet's The Curve of Time a coastal classic." -Pacific Yachting