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Tisha : the story of a young teacher in the Alaska wilderness

Author: Anne Purdy; Robert Specht
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2018 Bantam Books trade paperback edition.; New editionView all editions and formats
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Anne Hobbs is a prim and proper 19-year-old schoolteacher who yearns for adventure. She finds this and much more in a town with the unlikely name of Chicken, located deep in the Alaskan interior. It is 1927 and Chicken is a wild mining community flaming with gold fever. Anne quickly makes friends with many of the townspeople, but is soon ostracized when she not only befriends the local Indians but also falls in love  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Anne Purdy; Anne Purdy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Purdy; Robert Specht
ISBN: 1524798894 9781524798895
OCLC Number: 1012712639
Description: viii, 453 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Tisha :
Responsibility: as told to Robert Specht.

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Anne Hobbs is a prim and proper 19-year-old schoolteacher who yearns for adventure. She finds this and much more in a town with the unlikely name of Chicken, located deep in the Alaskan interior. It is 1927 and Chicken is a wild mining community flaming with gold fever. Anne quickly makes friends with many of the townspeople, but is soon ostracized when she not only befriends the local Indians but also falls in love with one.

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