Drawn to Sea

Drawn to Sea

by Yvonne Maximchuk


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927575031
Publisher: Caitlin Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Yvonne Maximchuk is a lifelong working artist, illustrator and author. She is the co-author of Full Moon, Flood Tide and Tide Rips and Back Eddies with Bill Proctor (Harbour Publishing, 2003, 2015) and the author of Drawn to Sea (Caitlin Press, 2013). She lives with her husband, Albert, in Echo Bay, BC.

Table of Contents

Map of Echo Bay and Area 8

Introduction 11

Prologue 13

The Call of the Wilderness 15

Northwesterly Nightmare 22

The Rough and the Smooth 27

It All Breaks Down 35

Getting Landed 39

Not Approved 48

Coastal Communications 53

Found and Lost 61

Lovers and Salmon 68

House as Idea 76

Community Rituals 80

Being Billy's Deckhand 86

Fishing the Mighty Chinook 97

Fishing the Gully 106

Wedding in the Park 112

The Salvage Expedition 119

Sockeye 93 Buys the Roof 130

Rafting the Wakeman 134

At One (?) With the Universe 140

Gaining the Summit 144

A Grateful Elation 151

Miraculous Wonderful Sockeye 157

A Long Hard Voyage 165

Stand-Off on the Boomstick 176

The Ling Cod Trip From Hell 183

Fishing Again 190

Eating Gilford Island 198

Canoes to Kingcome 206

In Search of the Single Delight 216

Beginnings and Endings 221

My Inspiration 231

Rediscovering Clay 240

Being Mother Nature 246

Memorial For Sharon 254

Yvonne P.'s Legacy 260

Epilogue 264

Acknowledgements 272

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