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Alaska Tales

Author : Jake Jacobson
ISBN : 9781594334986
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 38. 53 MB
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You should buy this book. It will make you laugh. It is full of stories you'll want to read again, and again. You'll tell your friends about it. Thinking about it will make you smile during boring meetings. People will wonder what you are up to. On a bad day, when you've screwed up at work, your wife is mad at you, and the kids are sick, this book will give you half an hour's respite. It will take you to a place of adventure, danger, and humor, all woven together by one larger than life character. I had to get all that down fast, because it's important. I'm not a writer, and I don't know how long I can hold your attention. Dr. Larry GatesThe stories in this collection are true. In some instances, the names have been changed to protect the innocent and the not so guiltless. With most days of the past forty-seven years spent in Alaska, the thirty-six stories in this collection are connected primarily with Jake's guiding activities in the Great Land. These stories were selected for their humorous content. This selection of tales is trivial, eclectic, and of minimal redeeming value. But there may be some valuable bits of information, if one looks for them. These stories attempt to entertain readers, to give them a giggle, or at least a wry smirk.

Alaska Flying

Author : Jake Jacobson
ISBN : 9781594336157
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69. 53 MB
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LASKA FLYING: Surviving Incidents and Accidents encompass many short stories about Jake's experiences gained from 1967 to the present as a pilot in Alaska. Though he logged time as pilot in command in other parts of the world, including Southern Rhodesia, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Hawaii, Arizona and other locations, the stories in this collection relate exclusively to Alaskan flying.

Alaska Bears

Author : Jake Jacobson
ISBN : 9781594337079
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 78. 60 MB
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ALASKA BEARS: Shaken and Stirred is a collection of 24 stories describing Jake's personal experience hunting and guiding for all the species of bears in Alaska. Bear biology, hunting techniques, cabin depredations and avoidance thereof, and other aspects of bear pursuits are detailed. These are true stories except for the names of some of the hunting guests from Jake's fifty years of living and hunting in Alaska.

Tales Of The Great White North 39 Adventure Classics Action Thrillers Short Stories Illustrated

Author : James Oliver Curwood
ISBN : 9788026876854
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 47. 3 MB
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This carefully crafted collection of 39 thrilling adventure tales set in the North American and Canadian wilderness, is meticulously edited and formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels The Wolf Hunters The Gold Hunters Kazan Baree, Son of Kazan The Courage of Captain Plum The Danger Trail The Honor of the Big Snows Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police The Flower of the North Isobel God's Country and the Woman The Hunted Woman The Grizzly King The Courage of Marge O'Doone Nomads of the North The River's End The Valley of Silent Men The Golden Snare The Flaming Forest The Country Beyond The Alaskan A Gentleman of Courage The Ancient Highway The Black Hunter The Plains of Abraham Short Stories Back to God's Country (Wapi the Walrus) The Yellow-Back The Fiddling Man L'ange The Case of Beauvais The Other Man's Wife The Strength of Men The Match The Honor of Her People Bucky Severn His First Penitent Peter God The Mouse The First People James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His adventure writing followed in the tradition of Jack London. Like London, Curwood set many of his works in the wilds of the Great White North. He often took trips to the Canadian northwest which provided the inspiration for his wilderness adventure stories. At least eighteen movies have been based on or inspired by Curwood's novels and short stories.

Beyond Road S End

Author : Janice Schofield Eaton
ISBN : 9780882408484
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 23. 15 MB
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The book chronicles the adventures of Ed and Janice Schofield including building their own home, learning about the wild plants, the people and the wildlife of the area. Short episodic chapters keep readers turning the pages full of "can-do spirit" and live in the last frontier. Part love story, part adventure, and part natural history, this is a chaming memoir.

Tales Of Alaska And The Yukon

Author : Frank Oppel
ISBN : 1555211194
Genre : History
File Size : 88. 66 MB
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Towering glaciers, endless tundra, caribou and moose foraging through the forests, the seemingly endless Arctic winter nights—these are the images of the frozen North. When Alaska was America’s newest possession and the Yukon was unexplored and considered desolate wasteland, intrepid men and women headed north on voyages of exploration and discovery. They found rivers clogged with spawning salmon, abundant game and wildlife, virgin timberland and fertile valleys. But it was a desolate life, far from the comforts and the conveniences of home. That changed soon enough with the discovery of gold. Gold fever struck fast and hot. They poured in by the thousands, desperately searching for the precious metal. Even after the glow faded, some remained—the true pioneers who would mold a new way of life from the land and the seas. Here is their story. Illustrated with original photographs and paintings, Tales of Alaska and the Yukon captures the spirit of the wild Northwest.

White Logic

Author : James I. McClintock
ISBN : UOM:39015008009634
Genre : London, Jack, 1876-1916
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The Princess Of Alaska

Author : Richard Savage
ISBN : MINN:31951002098211Q
Genre : Alaska
File Size : 74. 37 MB
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Storytelling Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X006144610
Genre : Folklore
File Size : 83. 65 MB
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Hans And Rannei

Author : Larry David Dahl
ISBN : WISC:89062870092
Genre : Reference
File Size : 50. 69 MB
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