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Boots, bikes, and bombers : adventures of Alaska conservationist Ginny Hill Wood

Author: Ginny Wood; Karen Brewster
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2012.
Series: Oral biography series, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Washington in 1917, Ginny Hill Wood served as a Women's Airforce Service pilot in World War II and flew a military surplus airplane to Alaska in 1946. Settling in Fairbanks, she went on to cofound Camp Denali, Alaska's first wilderness ecotourism lodge. This title presents an oral history of Ginny Hill Wood.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Ginny Wood; Ginny Wood; Ginny Wood
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ginny Wood; Karen Brewster
ISBN: 9781602231733 1602231737 9781602231740 1602231745
OCLC Number: 747385674
Description: xii, 523 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Childhood : The Foundation of an Adventurous Life --
Europe by Bicycle --
Flying and the Women's Airforce Service Pilots --
A Life-long Friendship : Meeting Celia Hunter --
A Summer Under Sail --
Alaska : The Early Years --
Returning to Europe --
Exploring Katmai National Park --
Finding a Place to Call Home --
Establishing Camp Denali : Alaska's First Wilderness Camp --
Driving the Denali Park Road --
Exploring Mount McKinley's Backcountry --
Camp Denali Staff and Friends --
Flying Search and Rescue --
Selling Camp Denali --
Preserving Alaska --
Tundra Treks : Guiding Wilderness Trips --
Breaking Trail --
Traveling the Globe --
The Loss of a Friend --
Reflections --
Map of Alaska.
Series Title: Oral biography series, no. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Karen Brewster.

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