Early in the Season: A British Columbia Journal

byEdward HoaglandIntroduction byStephen Hume

September 22, 2008|
Early in the Season: A British Columbia Journal by Edward Hoagland
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A great essayist''s portrait of British Columbia in the 1960s, following Notes from the Century Before.

In 1968 Edward Hoagland embarked on his second trip to British Columbia. The following year he published the journal from his first trip as Notes from the Century Before, a classic that is still in print today. Early in the Season is the never-before-published account of the second journey, a trip that formed the basis for his fourth novel, Seven Rivers West, and was recently excerpted in the Houghton Mifflin Best American Travel Writing anthology.

An introduction by award-winning writer Stephen Hume and a new epilogue by Hoagland himself reveal why, forty years later, this historically rich window on the people and places that shaped British Columbia is still relevant today.

Edward Hoagland is one of the best contemporary American essayists, known for his nature and travel writing. His essays and short stories have appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Harper''s and the New York Times Book Review. The author of twenty books and the general editor for the Penguin Nature Library, he won the Houghton Miff...
Title:Early in the Season: A British Columbia Journal
Product dimensions:176 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.74 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.74 in
Published:September 22, 2008
Publisher:Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781553654285

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