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Spring Titles for 2006!


February 2, 2006

Harbour Publishing now publishes the acclaimed five-volume Dreamspeaker Series by Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones. These popular cruising guides offer charts, tips and data about the San Juan Islands, Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island, Desolation Sound & the Discovery Islands, and The Broughtons.
Spring is all about guide books and Harbour has an exciting variety this season. Wilderness on the Doorstep: Discovering Nature in Stanley Park offers a guide to the amazing variety of wildlife just steps away from busy downtown Vancouver. Two revised editions for the passionate geologist include: How Old is that Mountain, an excellent field guide to the geology of Banff and Yoho National Parks; and A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia: Sites Within a Day’s Drive of Vancouver. Volume 2 is a long awaited revised edition for both the armchair geologist and active rockhound covering the area from inland Vancouver as far up the coast as Texada Island. And further a field the historical guide Understanding Belize by Alan Twigg offers an eye-opening alternative to the glossy tourist brochures.
People, Fish and Whales: The Vancouver Aquarium Story tells the behind-the-scenes success story of Canada’s first public aquarium. Murray Newman recalls the people, creatures and controversies of an aquarium entirely supported by the public.

Nightwood Editions is excited to publish radiant danse uv being: A Poetic Portrait of bill bissett, an eclectic, energetic anthology of poems about bill bisssett written by some of his greatest admirers. This diverse group of over 80 poets including—Margaret Atwood, George Bowering, Leonard Cohen, Patrick Lane and PK Page—celebrate bissett’s life and work. John Degen’s literary novel The Uninvited Guest weaves the story of three men over a period of 50 years and their connection to each other through the Holy Grail of hockey, the Stanley Cup.

These are just a few of the titles available this spring. Click on the above “New Titles” link to see the complete listing.