From the brick-paved streets of Boston and New England, to the deserts of Arizona, to the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest, beloved author and columnist Stewart Holbrook takes his readers down uncharted paths in a series of delightful pieces. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People (210 pages) is pure Americana that delves into…

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Ghostly footsteps and flickering lights, a silhouette in the window of an abandoned building, a restless presence at the scene of a sunken ship, spectral wails and poltergeist theft of office supplies, mythical Native American legends, and other paranormal happenings scattered across the Alaskan panhandle come together in Spirits of Southeast Alaska (140 pages), a grand…

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In the immense, road less expanse of the Far North, storytelling has thrived for many generations. Stories range from harrowing survival adventures to tales of other exotic people, places, and cultures. This anthology captures some of these stories as told by rural Alaskans. Purely Alaska (302 pages) is a sequel to Authentic Alaska. The majority of…

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Samme Gallaher offers a lively collection of stories about haunted roadhouses, bizarre animal behavior, weird weather, frontier justice, an unwitting “good time girl,” and an assortment of characters who inhabited Alaska’s remote Copper River Valley between the Klondike Gold Rush and World War II. Moonlight Madness (128 pages) will leave you with chills, and not…

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Women were outnumbered 25 to 1 in the Klondike Gold Rush. Thousands more followed their men’s dreams to Alaska in the century that followed. This created the myth that Alaska was a “man’s country.” Not surprisingly, this idea came from men. In Alaska Women Write (192 Pages), women dispel the myth. They learn to fly,…

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Our Alaska (192 pages) is a collection of personal stories about Life in Alaska. From the mountains and waterways of the Southeast to the flat tundra of western Alaska, from cities and villages, from established writers and new voices, comes a wonderful collection of personal stories-both whimsical and contemplative-in which the writers open their hearts…

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A chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront their mortality — and live to tell about it! You will be astonished by the close calls of a young man who clings desperately to life on an iceberg in the lower Susitna River… a woman who struggles frantically…

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