Vancouver Island Scoundrels, Eccentrics and Originals: Tales from the Library Vault

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Found on the history shelves of the Greater Victoria Public Library, these twenty true stories are brought to life by Stephen Ruttan. They draw a picture of the life of a city with a recent past that's both unconventional and colourful. From Miss Wilson and her famous parrot, Louis, to Jimmy Chicken Island, named after a man who acquired his surname from his habit of stealing chickens, to the Pig War, when Britain and the United States nearly came to blows over the San Juan Islands, to the rise and fall of Francis ...

Vancouver Island Scoundrels, Eccentrics and Originals: Tales from the Library Vault 2014, Touchwood Editions, Victoria, British Columbia

ISBN-13: 9781771510721

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