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First wilderness : my quest in the territory of Alaska

Author: Sam Keith
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Alaska Northwest Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sam Keith followed his dream to Alaska where he met Dick Proenneke. He was searching for adventure and acceptance, and found it hunting and fishing with Dick and other colorful characters who shared a love of outdoors, hard work, and self-reliance. His experiences--harrowing, funny, fascinating--are detailed in this memoir"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Sam Keith; Sam Keith; Richard Proenneke; Sam Keith; Richard Proenneke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Keith
ISBN: 9781941821091 194182109X 9781941821343 1941821340
OCLC Number: 874725966
Description: 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: An unmet friend / Nick Jans --
Maps --
Introduction: Buried treasure / by Brian Lies --
Preface: Longings --
Out of the nest --
The jumping-off place --
The transplanting --
Taking hold --
Local color --
Winter smorgasbord --
Days of the bear --
Into the backcountry --
Kenai moose hunt --
Comings and goings --
Boomerang Alaskan --
The Bay of the Winds --
Enforcement patrolman --
Driving out --
Epilogue: A nest of my own --
Afterword: On his shoulders / by Laurel Keith Lies.
Responsibility: by Sam Keith.

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"Sam Keith followed his dream to Alaska where he met Dick Proenneke. He was searching for adventure and acceptance, and found it hunting and fishing with Dick and other colorful characters who shared a love of outdoors, hard work, and self-reliance. His experiences--harrowing, funny, fascinating--are detailed in this memoir"--Provided by publisher.

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