A Ghost in the Water

A Ghost in the Water

by Terry Glavin
     
 

A strange prehistoric giant, rarely seen and little understood, haunts the depths of the Fraser River. It is the Fraser River white sturgeon, the largest freshwater fish in North America, and it is facing extinction. A Ghost in the Water is about the sturgeon and its ancient relationship with the people who live in the river valley.

A Ghost in the Water

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Overview

A strange prehistoric giant, rarely seen and little understood, haunts the depths of the Fraser River. It is the Fraser River white sturgeon, the largest freshwater fish in North America, and it is facing extinction. A Ghost in the Water is about the sturgeon and its ancient relationship with the people who live in the river valley.

A Ghost in the Water is the first book in the series Transmontanus, which explores the relationship between people and the landscape in what has come to be known as British Columbia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780921586388
Publisher:
New Star Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Series:
Transmontanus Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Terry Glavin is a well–known author and winner of the Lieutenant–Governor's Award for Literature in 2009. He is the author of many books, several of which have been finalists for the Governor–General's Award and the BC Book Prizes. The Last Great Sea won the Hubert Evans Non–Fiction Prize. His books include A Death Feast in Dimlahamid (1990), Nemiah: The Unconquered Country (1992), A Ghost In the Water (1994), This Ragged Place (1996), The Last Great Sea (2000), and Waiting For the Macaws (2006).

Victoria–based freelance writer Ben Parfitt is the author of Forestopia: A Practical Guide to the New Forest Economy (1994) and Forest Follies: Adventures and Misadventures In the Great Canadian Forest (1998)

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