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The reader's companion to Alaska

Author: Alan Ryan
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A compilation of writings, many of them first-person accounts, about impressions of Alaska, arranged geographically. The Alaskan frontier is revealed at its most inspiring and unforgiving, through the eyes of its awe-struck visitors. An enraptured John Muir first glimpses Glacier Bay; Jon Krakauer marvels at the sight of a grizzly's footprints in the snow; Erma Bombeck comments on the "cruise from hell; " and more.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ryan
ISBN: 0156003686 9780156003681
OCLC Number: 35762751
Notes: "A Harvest original."
Description: xix, 395 pages : map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: edited by Alan Ryan.
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A compilation of writings, many of them first-person accounts, about impressions of Alaska, arranged geographically. The Alaskan frontier is revealed at its most inspiring and unforgiving, through the eyes of its awe-struck visitors. An enraptured John Muir first glimpses Glacier Bay; Jon Krakauer marvels at the sight of a grizzly's footprints in the snow; Erma Bombeck comments on the "cruise from hell; " and more.

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