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100 MILE FREE PRESS Features Emily Carr’s BC: South Coast to the Interior

2019-08-29 | 100 Mile House Free PressFull text: 100 Mile Free Press

‘I really loved it – the climate of the interior, the look of the land’
MILLAR HILL / Aug. 29, 2019 4:38 p.m. / ENTERTAINMENT / LOCAL NEWS
An Ontario-based writer is shining a light on the Cariboo region in her most recent book.

The award-winning writer, Laurie Carter, has spent the last several years
working on her trilogy: Emily Carr’s BC. A trilogy that retraces the steps of Emily Carr, a British Columbian artist and writer.

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Emily Carr’s BC: Book 3 ~ April 21

Emily Carrs BC-BOOK 3-FINAL.inddIt’s almost here. Pre-order online:

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The final volume of my groundbreaking trilogy, Emily Carr’s B.C., presents the culmination of a journey far beyond anything I ever imagined when I set out to explore the landscapes, historical environment, and First Nations traditions that shaped an icon. Author and artist Emily Carr led a merry chase to some of the best-loved destinations and remotest outposts of the province, revealing her character and motivation every step of the way. Wherever this epic traveller (and her trusty canine companions) ventured, I was determined to follow. Book three traces the Vancouver years; forays to the Cariboo, Shuswap, Thompson, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Canyon and Okanagan Valley; concluding with what we know today as the Sea-to-Sky corridor, Carr’s last great expedition.

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