Tales of Adventure From the Last Frontier

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
A selection of essays, reminiscences, and other writings by such distinguished authors as John Muir, Jack London, Gary Paulsen, and Dana Stabenow capture the rich natural beauty of America's last great frontier in such sections as The Early Explorers, Mount McKinley, Walking with Wildlife, The Iditarod, and Survival. Original.

McMillan Palgrave

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 today's miners and oilmen, from Alaska's 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...

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin, 2002
ISBN: 9780312275624
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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