Castles in the Air : Music and Stories of British Columbia's 1860's Gold Rush

By: Wellner, Cathryn; Wright, Richard Thomas

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Break out the instruments, put on your dancing shoes, and prepare for a rollicking good time. In "Castles in the Air "you'll meet the people behind the songs from B.C's gold rush era. Here you'll find Mosquito trying to persuade Mary to come home, the Lillooet Indians heading for the goldfields, Joanna Maguire carrying a mystery o her grave, and Alice Douglas scandalizing polite society by eloping with her father's secretary Learn the identity of the whistler who gave Septimus Winner the idea for "Listen to a Mockingbird ," the German dancing girls in gold rush saloons, and the mulatto servant who inspired Stephen Foster to pen "Hard Times Come Again No More ." History buffs and those who love a good story will also want "Overlanders: The epic cross-Canada treks for gold, 1958-1862 "

Title: Castles in the Air : Music and Stories of British Columbia's 1860's Gold Rush

Author: Wellner, Cathryn; Wright, Richard Thomas

Categories: Canada, Music,

Edition: Ex Library

Publisher: Williams Lake, BC, Canada, Winter Quarters Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 096968875X

ISBN Number 13: 9780969688754

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 115202

Description: Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 96 pages, many b&w photos, lyrics.

Keywords: BRITISH COLUMBIA_SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS,