Canucks in Khaki


The design brief for Canucks in Khaki: Langley, the Lower Mainland, and the Great War of 1914 to 1918 included the printed hardcover, dust jacket, endpapers with historic photos, and the interior page design , layout and typesetting.

In her endorsement, printed on the book’s back cover, UBC professor emeritus Jean Barman says: “If you read just one book marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, Warren Sommer’s gracefully written and evocatively illustrated Canucks in Khaki is it. From the intimacy of the war’s impact on a slice of rural British Columbia to graphic first-hand accounts from the front and not-so-front lines, we relive five heart-wrenching unforgettable years in the history of Canada and British Columbia.”

Canucks in Khaki is the subject Ormsby Review #105. Ormsby Review in an online partnership with BCBookLook “. . . for serious writing about B.C.”

ISBN: 978-0-9958037-0-1
Hardcover (printed), with dust jacket
8.5 x 11 inches
384 pages with 440 black and white photos
Includes an appendix of Langley enlistments in the Great War, along with endnotes, photo sources, bibliography and index
$39.95 plus shipping

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