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The Summer Book: Three Samples

'The Summer Book'

The Tyee shares three of 24 essays from The Summer Book, a compendium of reflections on nature and the human spirit inspired by the summertime in British Columbia, released this year by Mother Tongue Publishing.

In This Series


A river swimming with Chinooks

A Man and His River

In praise of the perfect Vancouver Island fishing hole, and one monster inhabitant.

By DC Reid, 15 Aug 2017



Losing the Mirror

In my haste to escape, I remembered the dog but forgot clothes. Good choice.

By Kate Braid, 16 Aug 2017


Carla Funk and The Lady of the Lake

The Lady of the Lake

Dad showed up towing a used trailer and promised us a clean getaway up the Yellowhead.

By Carla Funk, 17 Aug 2017