Alaska: A Novel

Alaska: A Novel

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska’s story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people.   Praise for Alaska   “Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes. . . . Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world. . . . The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review   “Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.”—Boston Herald   “Michener is still, sentence for sentence, wri...

  • Brand: Dial Press
  • ASIN: 037576142X

Big Alaska: Modern Day Pioneers

Big Alaska: Modern Day Pioneers

  • ASIN: B007SDR4QA

Homestead: The Next Generation

Homestead: The Next Generation

  • ASIN: B079DCLJMD

The MILEPOST 2018: Alaska Travel Planner

The MILEPOST 2018: Alaska Travel Planner

Described as the "quintessential reference" for Alaska travelers, The MILEPOST® offers mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. It's 700-plus pages detail accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services,as well as fascinating facts on the history and wildlife of the North. Trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions are addressed in the Travel Planning section, with features on crossing the border, traveling with pets, the Alaska ferry system, driving conditions, railroads, tours and wildlife. Suggested itineraries are mapped out to help travelers plan their trips.The 2018 edition of The MILEPOST® is the 70th edition of this classic travel guide, which was first published in 1949 as a 72-page guide to the recently opened Alaska ("Alcan") Highway. A history of the Alaska Highway is included in The MILEPOST.The MILEPOST® has more than 100 city and road maps; the wildly popular pull-out Plan-A-Trip Map; more than 600 photos; and free access to a digital edition for print book buyers.

  • Brand: Unknown
  • ASIN: 1892154374

Mens Alaska Is Calling & I Must Go T Shirt - Alaska Shirt Large Asphalt

Mens Alaska Is Calling & I Must Go T Shirt - Alaska Shirt Large Asphalt

Alaska Is Calling Me is proud to present these extremely good looking, custom designed Alaska Is Calling And I Must Go T-Shirts. Perfect for any Alaska lover & adventure loving people! Prepared in world class facility on-demand, just for you, exclusively. These are not available in any other online or retail stores except here. Available in all sizes for all - Men, Women & Kids in 5 amazing colors. So pick your variant and order now!

  • Color: Asphalt
  • Brand: Alaska Is Calling Me
  • ASIN: B01MZIIOO2

Fodor's Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirly towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote"--all in the same trip. Fodor's Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish. This travel guide includes:· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path· In-depth breakout features on wale watching, bear sighting, The Klondike Gold Rush, and Denali· Major sights such as Denali National Park, Aurora Borealis and Kenai Fjords National Park· Side Trips from Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Homer· Coverage of Juneau; the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska; Anchorage; The Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska; Denali National Park and Preserve; Fairbanks, the Yukon, and the Interior; The Bush

  • Brand: Fodor s Travel Guides
  • ASIN: 1101878576

The Alaskan Frontier

The Alaskan Frontier

  • ASIN: B01KIS4A7W

Alaska by Cruise Ship: The Complete Guide to Cruising Alaska - Includes Inside Passage and Glacier Cruises

Alaska by Cruise Ship: The Complete Guide to Cruising Alaska - Includes Inside Passage and Glacier Cruises

The new 9th Edition of Alaska by Cruise Ship includes updates on attractions and shore side activities for cruisers to this beautiful state. New information on the home ports. Written for cruise readers wanting to make the most of their time in each port. Covers ports and towns from Seattle to Fairbanks with special section on Denali National Park.

  • ASIN: 1927747155

Life in the Alaska Bush " Sizzle "

Life in the Alaska Bush " Sizzle "

  • ASIN: B01HJ3YCYA

Lonely Planet Alaska (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Alaska (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Alaska is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch playful bears and breaching whales, catch a ferry to remote islands, explore the nightlife of Anchorage, or fill up at a Salmon Bake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Alaska and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Alaska Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - landscapes, wildlife, culture Free, convenient pull-out Alaska map (included in print version), plus over 35 color maps Covers Juneau, Anchorage, Prince William Sound, Denali, Kodiak, Katmai, Kenai Peninsula and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Alaska, our most comprehensive guide to Alaska...

  • Brand: Lonely Planet
  • ASIN: 1742206026
  • UPC: 001742206026
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Alaska State Troopers S07E07 | Alaska's Most Wanted

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Troopers go after Alaska's worst drug offenders; manhunts, foot chases and big-time arrests.

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Surviving Alone in Alaska

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Heimo Korth is the last man standing in 19 million acres of Alaskan wilderness. His neighbors are polar bears and caribous. Say good bye to civilization and see how they do it in the arctic circle on the last frontier in America. In 1980, Jimmy Carter established the Arctic National Wildlife R...

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