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Leavetakings / by Corinna Cook.

Cook, Corinna Jo, (author.).


"Leavetakings is a collection of personal essays that convey the writer's intimate connections with Alaska. The sections in Leavetakings are structured around water: Inland, Intertidal, Upriver, At Sea. Several essays grapple with loving stolen land, and loving wild landscapes in the face of development, degradation, and resource extraction"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781602234246
  • ISBN: 1602234248
  • Physical Description: 129 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A traverse -- A return in three chapters -- Fluid places -- Otter meditation -- Tending to bread -- Confetti -- The funeral -- Chenega -- The cut.
Subject: Cook, Corinna Jo > Travel > Alaska.
Natural history > Alaska.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Alaska.
Human ecology > Alaska.
Human ecology.
Natural history.
Nature > Effect of human beings on.
Alaska > Description and travel.
Alaska > Environmental conditions.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library AK 917.9804 COO (Text) 000163247 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Available -

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