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On the edge of nowhere  Cover Image Book Book

On the edge of nowhere / by James Huntington, as told to Lawrence Elliott.


Based on a true story, a young native woman who has witnessed her husband's murder at the hands of another trader is summoned to Nome to appear in court. The trial is postponed for months and the young woman, who has left her babies with their grandmother, starts out on foot across the Interior in winter, heading for her family. The wisdom learned over years of traveling with her father and her husband guide her home. (Athabascan story.).

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  • Physical Description: vi, 183 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1966]

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General Note:
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Alaska.
Vie des pionniers > √Čtats-Unis > Alaska.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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Homer Public Library 917.98 [AKA_DUP] HUN (Text) 000121852 Ask Staff -- Duplicate Available -
Homer Public Library SPECIAL COLLECTIONS 917.98 HUN (Text) 000162447 Ask Staff -- Special Collections In process -

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