Essentials, The

By Alan Twigg

Essentials, The
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From Franz Boas to Alice Munro: welcome to an unprecedented panorama of the most significant authors and books of British Columbia culled from Alan Twigg's unrivalled knowledge of more than two centuries of B.C. literary history. The Essentials is the new bible of who wrote ... Read more


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From Franz Boas to Alice Munro: welcome to an unprecedented panorama of the most significant authors and books of British Columbia culled from Alan Twigg's unrivalled knowledge of more than two centuries of B.C. literary history. The Essentials is the new bible of who wrote what, and why, in B.C., produced with the cooperation of Simon Fraser University Library and UBC's Rare Books & Special Collections. Alan Twigg, publisher/writer of B.C. BookWorld, also created the abcbookworld public reference site with information on more than 9,500 B.C. authors. The Essentials is the fourth and largest volume of his Literary History of British Columbia.

Alan Twigg

Alan Twigg, the publisher of BC BookWorld, has written sixteen books and produced six films. He has created a public service reference site to offer free information on more than 8,000 British Columbia authors. In the year 2000 he received the first annual Gray Campbell Award for outstanding contributions to the writing and publishing community of British Columbia. He lives in Vancouver.

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"Presents known and unknown authors of fiction and nonfiction, biography and poetry in readable format with intriguing insights into the lives of B.C. writers…. Highly Recommended.” — CM Magazine

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