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The spaces between : stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords  Cover Image Book Book

The spaces between : stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords / by Doug Capra ; [foreword by Kaylene Johnson].

Capra, Doug, (author.). Johnson, Kaylene, 1961- (author of introduction, etc.).

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  • ISBN: 9781467586849
  • ISBN: 1467586846
  • Physical Description: xxi, 258 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Eagle River, Alaska : Ember Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A publication of the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [228]-249) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Introduction and acknowledgements -- Seward, Alaska-1904-06: a wide-open town -- Mary and Chester: the story behind the photos -- A bear named Carrie Nation: Alaska's most famous prohibitionist -- Sylvia Sexton: Alaska pioneer photographer -- The first Mount Marathon Race -- Seward's good-time girls: creating the red-light district -- From "breaker boy" to the Klondike: the story of Frank Goyne -- "A satanic brain and the degenerate mind": one of Alaska's worst criminals -- An Island like paradise: Rockwell Kent on Fox Island -- Glacier breezes: coastal life in 1920s Alaska -- Dorothy, a daughter of the North: Hollywood comes to Alaska -- "A magnificent bedlam of Hollywood and Alaska": the creation of Alaska Nellie -- Waiting for Santa: an Alaska coastal Christmas, 1920 -- Fox Island Christmas: Christmas Eve in Alaska, 1918 -- "A precious jewel in our recollections": President Warren G. Harding visits Alaska -- Blossom: "Speed demon of the North" -- Epheem's race -- Stella Fuller: a public health nurse's adventures in Alaska Territory -- "A man with his feet in the mud": Jan Van Empel, artist -- Mrs. Herring Pete: the tale of Josephine Sather -- War comes to Alaska: one soldier's story -- Night patrol: the saga of Alaska State trooper Mike Murphy -- Christmas tree on the mountain -- Sources and selected readings -- Index -- Doug Capra biography.
Subject: Pioneers > Alaska > Kenai Peninsula > History.
Alaska, Southcentral > History > Anecdotes.
Alaska > Alaska, Southcentral.
Alaska > Kenai Peninsula.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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Homer Public Library AK 979.83 CAP (Text) 000121121 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Available -
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