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  • 102 pages
  • Black & White
  • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
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Tree Planting, Camp, British Columbia Interior, Bears, Divorce, Relationships, Logging

Forest for the Trees
by Emily Ursina Bell

This sensual Canadian novella describes the gritty working conditions in a remote tree planting camp in British Columbia.

Reticent Samantha finds herself caught in the middle of a debate over how to cope with the bears harassing the camp and especially the cook.

As Samantha becomes increasingly awed by her supernatural surroundings she unveils a solution to the age old problem of man against nature.

As a former tree planter in northern BC (and the author of the Tree Planter's Survival Guide), I really enjoyed this book! It's a compact, literary novel about breaking free, coming of age, and rediscovering one's sense of self. - Kevin Miller (FriesenPress Editor)

Emily Ursina Bell was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Like many young adults from Canada’s prairie provinces, she ventured west to work as a tree planter in British Columbia. Thus began Emily’s zest for travel. She has visited most of Europe, Africa, South America, and has worked as an RN in Brisbane, Australia; Santa Cruz, California; and British Columbia, Canada. While feeling homesick in Brisbane, Emily became aware of the exotic attributes of her motherland. This novella was written in light of that realisation.


Emily Ursina Bell
A. Corsiglia
Kevin Miller

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