Light Years

Light Years

Memoir of A Modern Lighthouse Keeper

DAISY - 2016
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2007. Looking for a change, author Caroline Woodward yearned for adventure and to re-ignite her passion for writing. When she and her husband Jeff became relief lightkeepers on a remote North Pacific island, Caroline soon learned that the lighthouse-keeping life does not consist of long, empty hours in which to write. The reality is hard physical labour, long stretches of isolation and the constant threat of de-staffing. Beginning with a 3:30 a.m. weather report, the days are filled with maintaining the light station buildings, sea sampling, radio communication, beach cleanup, wildlife encounters - but rarely any dangerous rescue missions or dramatic shipwrecks. Yet Caroline is exhilarated by the scenic coastline with its drizzle and fog, seabirds and whales, and finds time to grow a garden and, as anticipated, write. 2015.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : CNIB, 2016.
ISBN: 9780616866436
Characteristics: 1 compact disc (8 hrs., 56 min.) :,digital, stereophonic ;,12 cm.
digital, Digital recording, rda
Additional Contributors: Ayers, Jo - Narrator

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