Outposts & Bushplanes: old timers & outposts of northern B.C.
By: Lamb, Bruce
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.5" X 5.5"
Publication Date: 2008
PR Highlights: Fly back in time
PHOTO Highlights: 32 page b/w photo section.
Description: Adventure-lovers and outdoors people will enjoy reading about fine folk of the Northwest and their often-daunting exploits as they settled this isolated region during the middle of the last century. Go back in time to a place where ingenuity and perseverance were all one needed to make a go of things in the northern B.C. wilderness. A celebration of the people and lifestyles of this once-remote frontier, Outposts and Bushplanes commemorates the region's rich recent past history. The book also describes the vital role played by the relatively new light aircraft of the day and the skill of their capable pilots and engineers. Adventure-lovers and outdoors people will enjoy reading about fine folk of the Northwest and their often-daunting exploits as they settled this isolated region during the middle of the last century. Written in a descriptive and down-to-earth manner, Outposts and Bushplanes returns readers to the glory days of central British Columbia. Author Bruce Lamb brings his audience along as he flies in and out of the far-flung northern bush and introduces them to just some of the resilient characters that populated this area.
A former bush pilot, Bruce Lamb has had a lifelong love of the outdoors. He still enjoys going into the wilds of the province to fish or hunt game and is a long-time member of the BC Wildlife Federation. Though he has had a number of magazine articles published, this is his first book. He currently resides in Salmon Arm, B.C.