Woodchips and Beans (new edition)

Mike Parker

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ISBN: 9781551099569

Woodchips and Beans (new edition)

Life in the Early Lumber Woods of Nova Scotia

  Author:   Mike Parker    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Lumbering in Nova Scotia has a long and storied history, dating back nearly for centuries. A rich resource and lose to world markets, lumbering has played an important role in the development of the province, employing thousands of men and woman over the years.This oral history, covering a 30-year period from the 1920s to the 1940s, captures the personal experiences of those choppers, scalers, swayers, yarders, mill hands and cooks who were part of this rugged experience.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781551099569
Item NB1089
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 17 2012
Language eng
Pages 240
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.5(in) x 6.75(in)
Shipping weight540(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Mike Parker is a best-selling author who has been writing about his native province for many years and has earned numerous accolades, including that of Nova Scotia's Storyteller. Mike is affiliated with the Gorsebrook Research Institute for Atlantic Canada Studies at Saint Mary's University as a research associate. He is a graduate of Acadia University and a long-time resident of Dartmouth.