Memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola
These fascinating memoirs of Father Nicolas Coccola, a Corsican-born Oblatean who arrived in British Columbia in 1880, reveal the complexity of the work carried out by ordinary missionary priests.
"Question: How do you write a short history about the longest continuously occupied community in the United States? Answer: You don't. You ask the experts to characterize the past with a profound hope its strengths will live into the future.
"The persons who have crafted this book are all Tucsonans. None were born here, but all ...
The remarkable journal of the 1864 Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition, a four-and-a-half-month journey that describes the island's pristine wilderness, as well as Cowichan, Chemainus, and Comox and the coal-mining town of Nanaimo.
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