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Shelley O'Callaghan – How Deep is the Lake: A Century at Chilliwack Lake  Memoir


How Deep is the Lake is a memoir that weaves a family life spanning one hundred years of summers at Chilliwack Lake with the history of earlier inhabitants. Shelley O’Callaghan discovers her grandfather’s connection with the First Nation’s chief whose ancestry goes back to the earliest recorded history at the lake. She shares her discoveries with her six grandchildren as they set off on expeditions that make the past come alive. Together they reflect on the essence of a “summer cabin,” a place that brings family together and that nourishes the soul with its solitude and beauty.