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Alaska Walker, Spike 0312275625 9780312275624 For thousands of years Alaska has called to us. The hardy souls who first answered that call endured bitter temperatures, maddening isolation, and often harrowing adventures for the privilege of living th
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Alaska by Walker, Spike

For thousands of years Alaska has called to us. The hardy souls who first answered that call endured bitter temperatures, maddening isolation, and often harrowing adventures for the privilege of living there, and many lost their lives in the process. From the earliest human explorers to Russian fur trappers, from Klondike gold seekers to todays miners and oilmen, from Alaskas native people to the millions of tourists who visit the state every year, people have come to Alaska to marvel at its beauty, rejoice in its riches, and measure themselves against its challenges. The wonder of Alaska, as well as its terrifying dangers, come to life in this anthology, featuring true adventures described by some of the best writers in the world, each hand picked by bestselling writer and Alaska aficionado Spike Walker. Alaska: Tales of Adventure from the Last Frontier will open your eyes and stir your soul as it celebrates the untamed beauty of Alaska. Inside you will find unmatched tales of adventure by the following authors: Spike Walker Jack London Larry Kaniut Roger A. Caras Lew Freedman Dana Stabenow Gary Paulsen Jean Aspen Ann Mariah Cook John Muir Washington Irving And many more...

Author: Walker, Spike

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Griffin

Publication Date: 2002-02-18

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ISBN: 0312275625
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