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Lovely Letter From Cecie

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Lovely Letter From Cecie

The 1907-1915 Vancouver Diary & World War I Letters of Wallace Chambers

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Lovely Letter From Cecie by John R Gillis
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Collecting these excerpts from Wallace Chambers' Vancouver diary and World War I letters has been a Iabour of love for author John Gillis. The result is an extraordinary record of one ordinary young man's life just after the turn of the century. Wallace Chambers kept a diary from 1907 to 1913 while he lived in Vancouver. He filled each day with as much as he could, especially outdoors activities. Wallace was also passionate about cultural and social activities and enjoyed many of the events and venues Vancouver offered. His diary gives a rare glimpse into the world of middle-class young people in Vancouver of the early 1900s. Over the years a tender love story unfolded in Wallace's diary as he gradually fell in love with Cecie, the woman he hadn't seen since 1905. When Wallace went off to war in 1914, he and Cecie were briefly reunited in England before he left for the front. His letters home were graphic and poignant. Wallace was killed in 1915 at the age of 29.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 1998
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w illus
Imprint
Peanut Butter Publishing,U.S.
Pages
182
Dimensions
230x155x11
ISBN-13
9780897168151
Product ID
1858727

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