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Tom Henry

author image Tom Henry was born in Duncan, BC in 1961. He earned his BA in history from the University of Victoria, and has worked on tugboats, in logging camps and owned his own firewood business. A former staff writer for Monday Magazine, Henry has authored several books including Westcoasters: Boats that Built BC (winner of the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award), The Good Company: An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships (winner of the BC Historical Federation's Lieutenant Governor's Award), Dogless in Metchosin, The Ideal Dog and Other Delusions, Paul Bunyan on the West Coast and Small City in a Big Valley: The Story of Duncan. Henry's audiotape of readings from Dogless in Metchosin is popular with listeners who know him from his CBC Radio "Country Life" column. He lives in Victoria, BC.

Books

Book Cover Dogless in Metchosin
978-1-55017-163-1 · 1-55017-163-1 · 1995 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
"From the making of soups as a measure of family harmony to the swinging of axes as a measure of the father-son bond, Henry opens a door into a world we remember with affection." -Quill and Quire
Book Cover Dogless in Metchosin
978-1-55017-145-7 · 1-55017-145-3 · 1996 · Audio cassette
CAD$14.95 · USD$14.95
Hear Tom Henry read the best of his bestselling Dogless in Metchosin on audiocassette.
Book Cover Following the Boulder Train: Travels with Prospectors and Rock Doctors
978-1-55017-377-2 · 1-55017-377-4 · September 2006 · Hardback
CAD$34.95 · USD$34.95
Tom Henry offers memorable insights into the driven, obsessed world of mineral exploration and the mining industry in BC.
Book Cover The Good Company: An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships
978-1-55017-111-2 · 1-55017-111-9 · 1994 · Hardback
CAD$35.95 · USD$35.95
Winner of the BC Historical Federation's Lieutenant Governor's Award
Book Cover The Ideal Dog: And Other Delusions
978-1-55017-150-1 · 1-55017-150-X · 1996 · Hardback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
The second collection from the author of the wildly popular Dogless in Metchosin (1995), a BC bestseller and a BC Book Award finalist.
Book Cover Inside Fighter: Dave Brown's Remarkable Stories of Canadian Boxing
978-1-55017-266-9 · 1-55017-266-2 · November 2001 · Hardback
CAD$32.95 · USD$32.95
Direct as a fist in the face, Inside Fighter is one man's entertaining and informative take on the Canadian fight scene.
Book Cover Paul Bunyan on the West Coast
978-1-55017-109-9 · 1-55017-109-7 · 1995 · Paperback
CAD$14.95 · USD$14.95
For young people and anyone else who loves West Coast mythology, tall tales, stories of the woods, and just plain fun.
Book Cover Small City in a Big Valley: The Story of Duncan
978-1-55017-212-6 · 1-55017-212-3 · 1999 · Hardback
CAD$36.95 · USD$36.95
Tom Henry recounts the history of Duncan with the rigour of a historian, and the warmth and enthusiasm of a hometown boy.
Book Cover Westcoasters: Boats That Built BC
978-1-55017-233-1 · 1-55017-233-6 · August 2001 · Paperback
CAD$28.95 · USD$28.95
A #1 BC Bestseller and the Winner of the 1999 Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award for BC Book of the Year.