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Winterdance : the fine madness of running the Iditarod

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod, the 1150-mile winter sled-dog race between Anchorage and Nome, in dangerous ignorance and with fierce determination. Winterdance is his account of this seventeen-day battle against Nature's worst elements and his own frailty.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Young adult nonfiction
Named Person: Gary Paulsen; Gary Paulsen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paulsen
ISBN: 0151262276 9780151262274
OCLC Number: 29429380
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dogs --
Beginnings --
Dogs from hell --
Major wrecks --
Becoming dog --
First snow --
Alaska --
Race --
Pre-race --
Eagle River --
Skwentva --
Finger Lake --
Rainy Pass --
Dalzell Gorge and the Burn --
McGrath --
Interior --
Don's cabin --
Shageluk --
Yukon --
Unalakleet --
Norton Sound --
Nome.
Other Titles: Winter dance.
Responsibility: Gary Paulsen.
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Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod, the 1150-mile winter sled-dog race between Anchorage and Nome, in dangerous ignorance and with fierce determination. Winterdance is his account of this seventeen-day battle against Nature's worst elements and his own frailty.

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