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Purely Alaska : authentic voices from the far north : stories from 23 rural Alaskans / edited by Susan B. Andrews & John Creed.

Andrews, Susan B., 1959- (Added Author). Creed, John, 1952- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library AK 979.8 PUR 000149092 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781935347101
  • ISBN: 1935347101
  • Physical Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, ©2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Susan B. Andrews and John Creed -- Survival -- Noatak : the reindeer drive to Canada / Steve Werle -- Kotzebue : the day Steve's snowmachine broke / Susan B. Andrews and John Creed -- Kotzebue : danger along the sled-dog trail / Iva Baker -- Kotzebue : first sled-dog race offers lessons / R.A. Dillon -- Thorne Bay : the graying of my hair / Nancy Berkey -- Haines : a well-oiled crew in harrowing waters / Marcus Miller -- Kotzebue : Minnesotan respects Kotzebue cold / Karl Puckett -- Kotzebue : the long road to recovery / Burton W. Haviland Jr. -- Growing up in rural Alaska -- Denali National Park : witness to changes at Denali / Amy Reisland-Speer -- Kokhanok : growing up at Pope-Vannoy Landing / Gina M. Pope -- Kotzebue : a lifetime of learning / Burton W. Haviland Jr. -- Bethel : did you think it was a matter of life or death? / Joli Morgan -- Petersburg : new life for a "quiet girl" from the Midwest / Sonja Whitethorn -- Golovin : what might have been in a changing world / Lucy Nuqarrluk Daniels -- Kobuk River camp : the bear / China Kantner -- Harvesting the land and sea -- Petersburg : tales from the open sea / Sonja Whitethorn -- Ambler : gone fishin' up the Pah River / Steve W. Pilz -- Caribou hunting on the Kobuk River / Emma Snyder -- Generations -- Noatak : return to an Arctic village / John Creed -- Kotzebue ; beating around the bush on foot / Susan B. Andrews -- Kotzebue : Della Keats : pride of her people / John Creed -- Kotzebue : Ruthie Sampson gave voice to Iñupiat / Susan B. Andrews and John Creed -- Petersburg : raising a fisherman in southeast Alaska / Sonja Whitethorn -- Recreation -- Haines : and they call this mushing / Robert Andrews -- Kotzebue : maintaining an Iditarod team / Iva Baker -- Nenana : a second chance / Kathryn Lenniger -- Culture -- McGrath : don't leave home without strapping tape / Wilma C. Payne -- Kokhanok : what's your call sign? / Gina M. Pope -- Nome : an Alaska winter under the snow / Terry Wilson -- Golovin : Eskimo language affects English / Lucy Nuqarrluk Daniels -- Deering : television changes Arctic rhythms / Al Bowling -- Kotzebue : "adii" : a common catch-all expression / Katie Cruthers.
Subject: Country life > Alaska > Anecdotes.
Country life.
Manners and customs.
Alaska > Social life and customs > Anecdotes.
Alaska > Biography > Anecdotes.
Alaska.
Genre: Anecdotes.
Biography > Anecdotes.