The first issue of Raincoast Chronicles, originally published in 1972 as a periodical by the BC Coast Historical Society, is now available as a special collector's item.
Winner of the first Eaton's British Columbia Book Award, this is the innovative institution at the heart of BC regional publishing. Northwest history and folklore, unromanticized, in a unique magazine format, blending reminiscences, articles, drawings, photos. . .
"The best source book available on Canada's west coast." -Books in Canada
"Utterly absorbing. . . until Raincoast Chronicles came along the fabulous west coast rum-runners and ghost logging camps went unrecalled save in the dimming memories of oldtimers." -Maclean's
"The magazine is a thoroughly professional production in terms of design, layout and graphics, and the quality of the writing is just as impressive." -Quill and Quire
"Raincoast Chronicles reveals western identity. . . as dense as the undergrowth in the rainforest, and as richly alive." -CBC Radio
"Still my favourite magazine" -Lorne Parton