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Biography & Autobiography Personal Memoirs

Puffin Cove

Escape to the Wilderness of the Queen Charlotte Islands

by (author) Neil G. Carey

Hancock House
Initial publish date
Jan 1982
Personal Memoirs, Adventurers & Explorers
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1982
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Many people dream of leaving the anxieties and complexities of modern society to live a simple life. Neil Carey and his wife, Betty, made this dream a reality, trading the comforts and conveniences of life in Southern California for a cedar cabin in the Queen Charlottes. This book tells of their adventures establishing a home in the wilderness, beachcombing lonely beaches, exploring abandoned Haida villages, fishing for gigantic coho salmon, logging in the rain-swept Long Inlet, and surviving encounters with black bears and a raging hurricane.

About the author

Betty Lowman Carey and Neil Carey have been married 62 years and live in Sandspit, BC.

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