Long Beach Wild: A Celebration of People and Place on Canada's Rugged Western Shore

TitleLong Beach Wild: A Celebration of People and Place on Canada's Rugged Western Shore
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsVan Huizen, P
ISBN Number0005-2949
KeywordsBeaches, Book reviews, Books, National parks, Native peoples
Abstract

  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.