Forgotten Murders from Alaska’s Capital, by Betsy Longenbaugh

Forgotten Murders from Alaska’s Capital, by Betsy Longenbaugh Former Alaska newspaper reporter Betsy Longenbaugh brings to life 10 stories of murder that occurred between 1902 and statehood in 1959. Learn about Alaska’s first serial killer, a Polish Jewish prostitute who met her end in the town of Douglas, and a World War I vet whose…

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Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof, Alaska Natives, by Judy Ferguson

Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof, Alaska Natives: Blazing the Iditarod Trail, by Judy Ferguson and the Yukon-Koyukuk School District Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof is a story of classic Alaska, in the village where the Iditarod began. It features the courageous mushers who broke trail when the Great Race was only a rough trapline experience.…

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Northwest Epic: The Building of the Alaska Highway, by Heath Twichell

Northwest Epic: The Building of the Alaska Highway, by Heath Twichell Northwest Epic is the panoramic story of the courageous U.S. Army Engineers and civilian contractors who toiled in the tense months after Pearl Harbor to build a 1,500-mile emergency supply line through the rugged Canadian Rockies to isolated military bases in Alaska. The construction…

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Dreamers of the American Dream

Dreamers of the American Dream, by Stewart H. Holbrook Visionaries, crackpots, fanatics, dreamers, suffragettes, temperance workers, be-sloganned devotees of betterment in marriage, religion, sex, alcohol, labor relations, penal codes & the treatment of mental illness rub shoulders in a book which encompasses the American dream of Utopia, sobriety & the pursuit of happiness. The shouting…

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