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1 Bowen, Lynne Boss Whistle - The Coal Miners of Vancouver Island Remember
Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada Oolichan Books 1982 0889820414 / 9780889820418 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
0889820414 280 pages. Index. Excellent black and white photographic plates. Reviews the dramatic history of coal mining and coal miners on Vancouver Island. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Please note: Front free endpaper removed. A sound working copy. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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2 Bowen, Lynne Muddling through: The remarkable story of the Barr Colonists
Canada Douglas & McIntyre 1992 155054053X / 9781550540536 First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine 
155054053X 234 pages. Sources. Index. Black and white illustrations. "In this heartbreaking and mockingly humorous book, Lynne Bowen explodes the mythology of the legendary Barr Colony, which began as an elephantine disaster in which everyone was sincere but all were ignorant." - Barry Broadfoot. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Pristine copy. 
Price: 69.95 USD
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3 Langley, Rod; Bowen, Lynne; Burke, Stanley (Narrator) One Hundred Years Below - Vancouver Island Coal Mining History: 23-Minute VHS Tape
Canada Image Media 1985 First Edition Hardcover Good 
"In some of the most dangerous mines in the world, fortunes were made and hundreds of lives were lost. The origins of the present volatile labour climate in British Columbia can be seen in the long and frustrating fight for a union which began in the 1850s and ended eighty years later in Nanaimo when management finally recognized the United Mind Workers of America just six weeks before the largest mine on the Island closed forever. This lively presentation combines archival footage with the reminiscences of retired miners." - from cover. Please note: This is a VHS video tape which appears to be circa 1980s. 
Price: 79.95 USD
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4 Bowen, Lynne Those Lake People: Stories of Cowichan Lake
Vancouver, BC, Canada Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd 1997 1550544640 / 9781550544640 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
1550544640 217 pages including extensive list of sources and index. Black and white illustrations. Author's signature upon title page. "Drawing upon a rich mix of letters, memoirs, interviews and her own consummate storytelling skills, author Lynne Bowen has crafted a fascinating tale of the colourful characters who settled in one of the world's most naturally abundant regions." - from dust jacket. One square inch discolouration upon back free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light evidence of handling. Excellent copy. Gift quality. 
Price: 99.95 USD
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5 Bowen, Lynne Three Dollar Dreams
Canada Oolichan Books 1987 0889820651 / 9780889820654 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
0889820651 408 pages including glossary, sources and index. Black and white illustrations. "A book about a time when a young boy could start in the mine as the lowest of workers and could become, through a lot of hard work and a little luck, a boss or even a millionaire." - from Preface. Author's signature upon title page. Usual library markings. Only light wear. A quality copy. 
Price: 69.95 USD
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