- 252 pages
- Standard Color
- 8.5 x 11.0 inches
- eBook (epub)
- 978-1-5255-3987-9 eBook
- 978-1-5255-3986-2 Paperback
- 978-1-5255-3985-5 Hardcover
- Biography & Autobiography, Personal Memoirs
- Biography & Autobiography, Cultural Heritage
- Biography & Autobiography
Autobiography Canada, Ranching memoir, Rancher memoir, Western Canada memoir, BC ranching memoir, BC farming memoir, BC rancher memoir
A Rancher's Story
Tim Brewin was born at Lethbridge in 1940, the youngest of 6 brothers and 3 sisters. He grew up on the family farm at Purple Springs, Alberta. He received his schooling at Hudson, Deer Park and Grassy Lakes Schools. He went to College at Olds, Alberta. Because the Second World War broke out in 1940 it it greatly influenced his early years. His mother was the core member of his family, raising 10 kids in very trying times. The Brewin farm developed and expanded because of the hard work of the whole family. After Tim's marriage in 1960 Tim and his wife Marj developed their own farm and raised 4 children. At age 50 Tim moved to Penticton B.C. And managed the Bob tail Ranch. In 1994 he moved To the Cariboo-Chilcotion and went on to manage 3 ranches west of Williams Lake, where he expanded the cattle herd and irrigation to facilitate 1800 head of cattle, he installed 13 Pivot irrigation systems and constructed the Brewin Dam. Tim was proud of his family and of the years he spent as a 4-H leader, basketball coach an coaching hockey also on cattle. This book is a summary of his life and appreciation of all who worked along side him on the various ranches and of his encounters his encounters with bears, cougars am wolves.
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