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Canadian History - British Columbia From SK Books (IOBA)


Three Dollar Dreams

By Bowen, Lynne

Lantzville: Oolichan Books, 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/in a very good dust jacket. 23.5 cm. Light rubbing and closed tear to front cover of dust-jacket. The interior is clean and tight. Overall a very nice copy. Signed and inscribed by Frank Ney, former Mayor of Nanaimo and the Lynne Bowen(author). "Between 1848 and 1900, every coal miner who came to Vancouver Island had a dream. For some it was just to find a better life; for others it was to become rich and powerful." Illustrated throughout , this is their story of their fight for the rights and safe working conditions.