Moose Dropping and Other Crimes Against Nature: Funny Stories from Alaska

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Epicenter Press, 2000 - Humor - 96 pages
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Alaskans must have a good sense of humor to laugh off the rigors of life in the Far North. And laugh they do, finding humor in: The animal-rights activists who hear about moose droppings and demand to know how far the moose are dropped. The practical joker in Sitka who sneaks a load of burning tires into the crater of a nearby dormant volcano, alarming the local population. The newspaper columnist who claims the best protection against bears is to hike with somebody who runs slower than you do. The wacky deeds and utterances of politicians . . . blundering bureaucrats . . . oddball court cases . . . and April Fool's Day gags both famous and infamous. Ignoring the conventions of political correctness, author Tom Brennan has collected a hoard of humor that will surprise and delight.
 

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A very funny book about real Alaska happenings and its people written by someone that I think actually lives there. Read full review

Contents

Bigger Is Better The Cold Truth about Alaska
15
The Alaska Way They Do Things Different Up Here
23
Wild Life Moose Dropping and Other Crimes Against Nature
35
Tourists What Time Is the One Oclock Tour?
43
Word Play Alaskan Spoken Here
53
Bear with Me Theres Trouble Abruin
59
People of the North Country Youll Never Call Em Ordinary
65
Impractical Jokes Its Funny When It Happens to the Other Guy
75
Our Fearless Leaders Good Government? Good Grief
101
Justice Alaskastyle Disorder in Court
107
Fish and Games Humans Versus the Other Animals
117
Indoor Sports Bellies Up to the Bar
125
Gold Fever What a Rush
131
Living in the Past Schemers and Dreamers of the Good Old Days
137
Howlers The Truth about Alaskans and Their Dogs
145
Notes
152

Busy Bodies True Love and Other Illusions
83
Airheads in Alaska Where the Blue Yonder Is Truly Wild
91
About the Author
155
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About the author (2000)

A native of Massachusetts, Tom Brennan is a newspaper columnist and witty fellow who cut his teeth in journalism on the police beat. He moved to Alaska in 1967. He is a communications consultant, newspaper columnist, former oilman, and self-described "recovering fly-fisherman." He and his wife, Marnie, live in Anchorage.

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