Fishing the Coast



Here, at last, is a book about commercial salmon fishing, by well-known fisherman and industry analyst Dr. Don Pepper–one that is sure to become a West Coast classic. Pepper fished salmon as a crewman every season from 1953 to 1969. After a hiatus in the ’70s, he returned to fishing in the ’80s, balancing his life at sea with a career as a professional economist, before finally retiring in 2007. Over the years he experienced technological change from table seiners, with nets pulled using…

Psych Trap: The healing journey of psychiatric nurse who was also a psychia…



During the evening shift, the psychiatrist asked me, the nurse in charge, if I agreed that a young adolescent boy had a mental illness. Immediately disagreeing, I explained that the boy had been severely beaten by his mother’s boyfriend, that his anger was understandable. The doctor explained that his mother reported that her son had a rather healthy appetite one night the week before and had played basketball with some friends. His mother reported that this was not usual behavior and the…

All Things Bright and Beautiful: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country…


The second collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small

Now settled into the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and married to Helen the farmer’s daughter, James Herriot thinks he’s finally got himself sorted. But life as a vet in the 1930s was never going to be easy. Quite aside from his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, he must contend with new-fangled medical techniques, delivering calves after far…

The Lord God Made Them All: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet …


The fourth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small

Finally home from London after his wartime service in the RAF, James Herriot is settling back into life as a country vet. While the world has changed after the war, the blunt Yorkshire clients and menagerie of beasts with weird and wonderful ailments remain the same. But between his young son, Jimmy, trailing him around aping his every move, stubborn farmers refusing to try his…

Who Will Make the Pies When I’m Gone?: Living the Dark Side of Cancer (No S…



Jamie Schneider’s life changed with one phone call in February of 2010. After months of sensing something was not right with her body, Jamie was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer, sending her on a relentless search for information about cancer and for ideas on how to survive the devastating news. Facing her diagnosis, Jamie already knew her life would never be the same. Whether she liked it or not, she was now immersed in the dark side of cancer. As this ancient rogue force claimed its…

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