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Good company : a mining family in Fairbanks, Alaska

Author: Sarah Crawford Isto
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Good Company is a vivid and compelling story of life in early twentieth-century Alaska. During the lean years of the depression through World War II and Vietnam, Sarah Isto's family made a home in "company housing" in the small mining town of Fairbanks. With a wry sense of humor and an eye for detail, Isto tells of the courtship and marriage of her parents and her own Fairbanks childhood, weaving rich descriptions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isto, Sarah Crawford.
Good company.
Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)647380616
Named Person: Crawford family.; Sarah Crawford Isto; Jim Crawford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Crawford Isto
ISBN: 1889963887 9781889963884
OCLC Number: 69027594
Description: x, 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Settling into the country --
Postwar on Garden Island --
Downtown Fairbanks at midcentury --
Life in the White House.
Responsibility: Sarah Crawford Isto.
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"Good Company is a vivid and compelling story of life in early twentieth-century Alaska. During the lean years of the depression through World War II and Vietnam, Sarah Isto's family made a home in "company housing" in the small mining town of Fairbanks. With a wry sense of humor and an eye for detail, Isto tells of the courtship and marriage of her parents and her own Fairbanks childhood, weaving rich descriptions of daily life and northern living into her story. Good Company celebrates the joys and challenges of family life on the Alaska frontier."--Jacket.

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