Whale in the Door

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Signing at Armchair Books in Whistler

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This was my first time for a bookstore signing for Whale in the Door. Here’s how it works. You sit in a bookstore surrounded by your books, waiting for people to take notice, ask about your book and maybe buy one so you can sign it. The whole afternoon was made enjoyable by the welcoming presence of Dan Ellis, the owner of Armchair Books, who had set up a nice […]

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Whale in the Door Pendant by Xwalacktun

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Carved from a piece of yew wood, with a piece of copper for the eye, this is the magnificent pendant Xwalacktun/Rick Harry made for me and I have been thrilled to wear it at all my launches and readings. Xwalacktun is a masterful Squamish Nation Carver. His English name is Rick Harry. I met him many years ago when he unveiled his dramatic sculpture, Spirit of the Mountain at Ambleside […]

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