DeeDee Jonrowe loves dogs, and her consuming passion is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Winter and summer, virtually day and night (even in her dreams!), she and her huskies prepare for the annual race across Alaska. Iditarod Dreams is an absorbing, personal account of a year in the life of this remarkable woman living on the…

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Picking up where the best-selling Iditarod Classics left off, More Iditarod Classics (224 pages) introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. And do they ever have stories to tell! In their own words, champions and lesser knowns share their very best stories–how they came…

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In 1978, Dick Mackey claimed the most dramatic victory ever in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, crossing the finish line in Nome a mere one second ahead of Rick Swenson after a two-week, 1,149 mile-run from Anchorage. Many years later Alaskans still shake their heads in amazement. In One Second to Glory (228 pages),…

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Meet rugged, independent, determined, and hard-working Joe Redington, Father of the Iditarod (302 pages), a man who found his destiny in Alaska. In an inspirational biography, Lew Freedman chronicles Redington’s birth on the Chisholm Trail and his boyhood in the Depression–homeless, motherless, roaming the country looking for work. Alaska was his rebirth in 1948. On…

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Blinding blizzards. Freezing wind. Paralyzing cold temperatures. Iditarod Classics by Lew Freedman (136 pages) is the stunning record of the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race; a race across the nation’s most forbidding, demanding, and dangerous territory. Competitors must be resourceful, rugged, and resilient. Often they must make life and death choices. These are the…

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