|Title||Long Beach Wild: A Celebration of People and Place on Canada's Rugged Western Shore|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Van Huizen, P|
|Keywords||Beaches, Book reviews, Books, National parks, Native peoples|
After a quick summary of the area's geological and Aboriginal history, Mason dedicates the bulk of her attention to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. we learn of fur trading, gold rushes, shipwrecks, ranching efforts, rcaf bases, resort tourism, hippies, and, finally, Long Beach's transition into Pacific Rim National Park in 1971.