Book: "Cassiar: A Jewel in the Wilderness" by Dr. Suzanne LeBlanc

Front cover of the book

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Dr. Suzanne LeBlanc works from 1,200 boxes of archival materials from Cassiar, B.C. for a book about the once-thriving community.
History in Boxes
A UNBC instructor has a wealth of information that will add to our knowledge of Northern B.C.

A book on the history of Cassiar, titled "Cassiar: A Jewel in the Wilderness" has been written by Dr. Suzanne LeBlanc. The book tells the story of Cassiar through the stories of many of the former Cassiar residents as well as the thousands of Cassiar documents from the former company and town archived at University of Northern B.C. Many Cassiarites that visit this website have contributed to the book.

Review of this book by Herb Daum

To order the book you will want the following information:

Title: "Cassiar: A Jewel in the Wilderness"
Author: Suzanne LeBlanc
Publisher: Caitlin Press
ISBN number: 0-920576-99-0

192 pages, 6" x 9"

Publisher Caitlin Press has advised you can purchase the book directly from them.

The price per book for Canadians is $19.95 plus applicable taxes.

For orders out of Canada the price per book will be $19.95 plus mailing costs.

Mailing Address:

8100 Alderwood Road
Halfmoon Bay, BC,
V0N 1Y1

Phone: 1-604 885 9194

Toll Free Order Line (Canada & USA): 1-877-964-4953


The book was selling so well that shortly after its release it was ranked in 3rd place on the top-seller list in British Columbia ( and had also made it to a national book seller manager's top-seller list. The first run of 1,000 copies sold out quickly and the second run was printed sold out too. The book has subsequently been set up as "print on demand" so you can order more any time.


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