Vancouver A Novel Author:David Cruisie and Alison Griffiths From the Trade Paperback Edition: — In the grand tradition of Michener's Alaska and Rutherfurd's Sarum, bestselling authors Cruisie and Griffiths have captured the essence of Canada's richest settings. Beginning in the dying era of the last Ice Age and spanning thousands of years, Vancouver starts with the story of the last survivor of a Siberian... more » people and moves through history in a dynamic tapestry. Fascinating characters come to life, including a Russian cartographer, a Scottish trapper, a Chinese peasant boy, and a young woman from the desperate streets of Vancouver's downtown eastside. All share a powerful attraction to this unique, storied place.
An absorbing historical chronicle, Vancouver is a tale of human struggle and adventure, and a dazzling feat of storytelling.« less