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British Columbia--Cariboo (Regional District)

  • Author:
    Krumm, Stan
    Summary:

    Zachary's Horses picks up where Zachary’s Gold left off and continues the adventures of Zachary Beddoes. It is 1870, and the ex-lawman is hiding out in the capital of colonial British Columbia, using the name Lincoln Zachary. He soon...

  • Author:
    Krumm, Stan
    Summary:

    In 1864, headstrong Pinkerton man Zachary Beddoes is tired of guarding hotels and railway stations, so he decides to quit his life of private law-enforcement and head west for gold. In San Francisco, Zachary hears that the best...

  • Author:
    Fry, Alan
    Summary:

    It was the summer of ’43 on a Cariboo ranch. He was 12 and had to become a man. If you were a man, you could become a cowboy. Join the author on this nostalgic look back on the joys, frustrations and observations of growing up and...

  • Author:
    Laut, Agnes C., French, Diana
    Summary:

    Agnes C. Laut’s The Cariboo Trail is a fascinating history of the Canadian gold rush that began in 1858. When, in early 1849, a group of ragged miners arrived in the sleepy town of Victoria from California, no one would have believed...

  • Author:
    Gallaher, Bill
    Summary:

    Best-selling chronicler of the gold rush Bill Gallaher now brings us the compelling story of the Rennie brothers. Lured by dreams of wealth and a better life, William, Gilbert and Thomas Rennie set out for the Cariboo goldfields in the...

  • Author:
    Gaetz, Dayle
    Summary:

    Rusty, Katie and Sheila are sent out of town with Rusty's grandparents to keep them out of trouble. This time the trio is in historic Barkerville, a gold rush town with a secret. After witnessing what they take to be a ghost in the...

  • Author:
    Wright, Richard Thomas
    Summary:

    The stories of the men and women who dug for gold on Williams Creek are told in this revised and updated edition of a Canadian bestseller. The legendary town of Barkerville is flourishing today, just as it did more than 150 years ago,...

  • Author:
    Van Osch, Marianne Van
    Summary:

    The story of one family's settlement in the Cariboo and the culture of early sawmills that developed around them. In 1922, the Judson family arrived in the Cariboo by covered wagon. The stories of their life on the remote homestead...

  • Author:
    MacKay, Patricia Joy
    Summary:

    In 1964, Patricia MacKay immigrated to Canada from England in search of the wild-open lands and cowboy culture that captivated her as a child. In the 1960s, the Wild West was still alive and kicking in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, although it...

  • Author:
    Downs, Art
    Summary:

    In 1858, some 30,000 gold seekers stampeded to the Fraser River. Scores perished during the gruelling journey, but some made their fortune and many pressed on northwards to the creeks of the Cariboo. Originally compiled by Art Downs,...

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