Born and raised in Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island, Rose Hertel-Falkenhagen has lived in Canada, Germany and is now a resident of California. Her sense of adventure and travel reflect the spirit of her pioneering parents, Paul and Grete Hertel. Wilderness Beginnings (Caitlin 1997 / $18.95) follows her German parents' journey to B.C. during the depression and the rise of Nazism in Europe as part of the second wave of European immigrants. 0920576672

[BCBW WINTER 1998] "German"