A retired editor of the Portland Oregonian, he wrote Almost a Hero: The Voyages of John Meares, R.N., to China, Hawaii and the Northwest Coast Pullman, Washington: WSU Press, 1998. 0874221587) as well as Columbia's River: The Voyages of Robert Gray, 1787-1793.

[BCBW 2003]

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique: Manufactured by Joseph Dufour et Cie 1804-05 after a Design by Jean-Gabriel Charvet