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Bowen, Lynne 1940-

Overview
Works: 28 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 842 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD9554.C23, 338.27240971134
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lynne Bowen
Muddling through : the remarkable story of the Barr Colonists by Lynne Bowen( )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barr Colony (organized by Isaac Barr) covered land in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, the primary town being Lloydminster which is also located in both Alberta and Saskatchewan
Robert Dunsmuir : laird of the mines by Lynne Bowen( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss whistle : the coal miners of Vancouver Island remember by Lynne Bowen( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoever gives us bread : the story of Italians in British Columbia by Lynne Bowen( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailing the history of British Columbia's Italian community, Bowen has used interviews, newspapers, government records, and letters to write this definitive account. Whoever gives us bread is a detailed exploration of the social conditions of Italian immigrants who came as miners and mill hands, dreamers, and desperate economic refugees and were fundamental to building the province
Those lake people : stories of Cowichan Lake by Lynne Bowen( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six miles of fresh water teeming with fish and surrounded by old-growth forest: this was Cowichan Lake at the end of the nineteenth century. Home to trappers, hunters and a handful of remittance men, the lake was also the favourite holiday destination for dukes and duchesses, Hollywood actresses and New York tycoons. Soon the giant trees began to fall to the crosscut saws of immigrant loggers from Finland, Norway, Sweden, India, Japan and China. As technology advanced in the logging industry and the woods became a killing ground for loggers, the camps around the lake became the testing
The Coal Tyee Society presents Three dollar dreams by Lynne Bowen( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dollar dreams by Lynne Bowen( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those island people by Lynne Bowen( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dunsmuirs of Nanaimo by Lynne Bowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those lake people : stories of -- by Lynne Bowen( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on a rich mix of letters, memoirs, interviews and her own consummate storytelling skills, Lynne Bowen has crafted a fascinating tale of the colourful characters who settled in one of the world's most naturally abundant resource areas
One hundred years below( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the compelling and largely unknown story of Vancouver Island coal mining history. Combines archival footage with the reminiscences of retired miners
Muddling through : the remarkable story of the Barr Colonists by Lynne Bowen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bowen recounts the adventures of the 2,000 middle-class British citizens who followed the charismatic but inept Anglican minister Isaac Barr to settle 200 miles from Saskatoon in 1903. Most were unprepared for the harsh Prairie climate. 1992
The Coal Tyee Society presents Three dollar dreams by Lynne Bowen( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using diaries, letters, newspapers and court transcripts, this book traces the development of Vancouver Island's coal industry between 1835 and 1900. 1987
[Interview with Vera Cornish Riddell] by Vera Cornish Riddell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elusive treasure by Lynne Bowen( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Interview with George Edwards about the Wellington mines] by George Edwards( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Interview with Lillian Dixon] by Lillian Dixon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Interview with Bill Rice-Wyse] by Bill Rice-Wyse( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Boss whistle : the coal miners of Vancouver Island remember by Lynne Bowen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Interview with Olive Storey Spencer] by Olive Storey Spencer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Muddling through : the remarkable story of the Barr Colonists
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Robert Dunsmuir : laird of the minesWhoever gives us bread : the story of Italians in British ColumbiaThose lake people : stories of Cowichan Lake
Alternative Names
Bowen, Lynne

Bowen, Lynne Elizabeth 1940-

Bowen, Lynne Elizabeth Crossley

Bowen, Lynne Elizabeth Crossley, 1940-

Lynne Bowen Canadees schrijfster

Lynne Bowen Canadian writer, historian and journalist

Lynne Bowen kanadische Historikerin, Autorin und Journalistin

Линн Боуэн

Languages
English (62)