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Tales from the edge : true adventures in Alaska / edited by Larry Kaniut.

Kaniut, Larry. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library AK 979.804 KAN 000152117 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0312317034
  • ISBN: 9780312317034
  • Physical Description: 377 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2005.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Fishing for adventure -- Looking for Alaska: No road / Peter Jenkins -- Coming back alive / Spike Walker -- Journeys through the Inside Passage / Joe Upton -- Wilderness people can be wilder than wildlife -- What if? / Larry Kaniut -- Time machine called the Chilkoot Trail / Dana Stabenow -- Tales of Alaska's Bush Rat Governor / Jim Rearden; Jay S. Hammond -- Trapped on the beach / Larry Kaniut -- On the edge of nowhere / James Huntington; Lawrence Elliott -- Cheating death: At the river's mercy / Larry Kaniut -- Bush pilots: Lifeline of Alaska -- Arctic bush pilot / Jim Reardon; James "Andy" Anderson -- Fishing up north / Brad Matsen -- Wildlife is really wild: Cheating death: On the horns of a bull / Larry Kaniut -- Jim Rearden's Alaska: Hollywood in Alaska / Jim Rearden -- Hidden coast: Orca / Joel W. Rogers -- Shadows on the Koyukuk / Jim Rearden; Sidney Huntington -- Conservation -- North to wolf country / James W. Brooks -- Midnight wilderness / Debbie S. Miller -- Alaska's dogs -- Dogs on ice in Alaska / Dana Stabenow -- Alone across the Arctic / Ann Dixon; Pam Flowers -- Iditarod classics: Mary Shields / Lew Freedman -- Honest dogs / Brian Patrick O'Donoghue -- Iditarod classics: Dick Mackey / Lew Freedman -- Native voices -- Raising ourselves / Velma Wallis -- Through Yup'ik eyes / Colin Chisholm -- Last light breaking / Nick Jans.
Summary, etc.:
From the Klondike to the Bering Sea, from Alaska's bounty that brought fortunes to some to its wilderness that claimed the lives of others, Tales from the Edge explores the myth, beauty, and peril of the arctic landscape. Editor Larry Kaniut brings together some of the world's best outdoor adventure writers to celebrate the land and the people who have measured themselves against it. Tales from the Edge is a celebration of Alaska featuring such notable contributors as Peter Jenkins, Spike Walker, Jay Hammond, Nick Jans, Dana Stabenow, Larry Kaniut, and more. Tales from the Edge will stir the soul and imagination of every armchair adventurer.
Subject: Wilderness areas > Alaska > Anecdotes.
Frontier and pioneer life > Alaska > Anecdotes.
Outdoor life > Alaska > Anecdotes.
Adventure and adventurers > Alaska > Anecdotes.
Adventure and adventurers.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Outdoor life.
Wilderness areas.
Alaska > Description and travel > Anecdotes.
Alaska > History, Local > Anecdotes.
Alaska > Biography > Anecdotes.
Genre: Biography.
Local history.