Master storyteller James Michener reveals Alaska in all its awesome, sweeping majesty. From the near-forgotten past, to the highly technological present, from self-defense to self-determination, here are the men and women who tried to tame the land, seize its bounty, and lay claim to the elusive spirit that holds native and visitor spellbound. A stirring portrait of a human community living on the edge of the world, ALASKA claims a bold heritage of survival against all odds.
"Michener has done a fine job....Few will escape the allure of the land and people he describes."
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Review: AlaskaUser Review - Jean Barrington - Goodreads
I really liked it; aside from it being 868 pages! I am going to visit Alaska soon and it was nice to get an overall view of the historical Alaska. This book is a novel, but he does a good job of ... Read full review
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