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Book Signing at Massy Books / “Wilson Duff – Coming Back, a Life” by Robin Fisher

May 27, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

On Friday, May 27 at 2pm, join Massy Books, and author Robin Fisher for a book signing event for his new book: “Wilson Duff – Coming Back, a Life” (Harbour Publishing, 2022).

In his new research, Fisher investigates the fascinating origin story of Wilson Duff, the pioneering BC anthropologist and museologist remembered for his contributions to research on First Nations cultures of the Northwest Coast.

The book signing will be hosted at the Massy Books, at 23 229 E. Georgia St, Vancouver.

Entrance is free and all community is invited.
Because of space capacity, attendees may have to wait in line to get their books signed.
Come prepared for rain or shine! =}

This interview is part of Massy Voices, an ever-evolving collection of book launches, exclusive interviews, and artist talks that celebrate community voices and the stories they carry. Click here to know more.

Click here to purchase “Wilson Duff – Coming Back, a Life” by Robin Fisher

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Book Synopsis

In tracing the story of Wilson Duff, biographer Robin Fisher reveals the evolution of anthropological studies, the history of a time and place—Vancouver during the Great Depression and war years—and the more recent changes taking place in museum and anthropology studies. Told with insight, and attention to the controversies and complexities of Duff’s life, this story will fascinate anyone engaged in BC history.

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The Author

Robin Fisher is a Canadian historian and academic. He is the author of Contact and Conflict (UBC Press, 1992), a book tracing Indigenous and settler relationships. Robin is a scholar studying the history of BC—in particular, Indigenous-European relations. Fisher lives in Nanaimo, BC.

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May 27, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT