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Alaska Tales

Author : Jake Jacobson
ISBN : 9781594334986
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36. 68 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 : 46. 45 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 : 56. 33 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.

Never Cry Halibut

Author : Bjorn Dihle
ISBN : 9781513260945
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36. 10 MB
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From the sharp, comic voice of Haunted Inside Passage,Never Cry Halibut is a collection of humorous and thoughtful short essays about hunting and fishing in Alaska. Accompanied by photographs, each story reflects the author's three-decade relationship with the wildest places left in North America as he interacts with brown bears, wolves, wilderness, commercial fishing, and the nearly forgotten act of harvesting food from the wild. From hilarious tales of his nieces outfishing him to reflective ruminations on the human connection to nature, Bjorn captures the liveliness that comes from living so close to the Southeast Alaska wilds.

Midnight Sun And Other Tales Of The Unexplained

Author : Murray Earl
ISBN : 9780312873134
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File Size : 63. 50 MB
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Moose Mischief

Author : Danielle Gillespie-Hallinan
ISBN : 099792800X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 88. 38 MB
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Cooper has the clever idea of making his mom pancakes for her birthday, and his friend the moose offers to help. The moose claims he's the best chef in Alaska, but is he really? Find out if Cooper's mom is happy about the surprise awaiting her in the kitchen!

The Princess Of Alaska

Author : Richard Savage
ISBN : MINN:31951002098211Q
Genre : Alaska
File Size : 57. 38 MB
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Tales Of Alaska And The Yukon

Author : Frank Oppel
ISBN : 1555211194
Genre : History
File Size : 82. 32 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.

Land Of The Radioactive Midnight Sun

Author : Sean Michael Flynn
ISBN : 1429973978
Genre : Travel
File Size : 33. 72 MB
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"In New York City, a Cheechako (chee CHA-ko) would be the kid who just fell off the turnip truck. No street smarts. A pink windbreaker. A subway map sticking from his back pocket...In Alaska, a Cheechako is even easier to spot. He's the guy with his tongue stuck to a metal pole. A tenderfoot. A greenhorn." Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun is the story of Lt. Sean Michael Flynn as he tries to survive his first year in Alaska. With romantic notions of Jack London and Bush piloting, Lt. Flynn requests a transfer to Eielson Air Force Base outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. He is a bit unnerved at how easy the transfer goes through. From a rugby game on a frozen river to living across from Santa's Village to random moose attacks to soaring over the Bush in an F-16, Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun is a hilarious trial-by-many-errors account of what it takes to become a true Alaskan.

Under The Northern Lights Alaskan Quest Book 2

Author : Tracie Peterson
ISBN : 1585588652
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 60. 90 MB
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Bestselling author Tracie Peterson continues her saga of life and love in the rugged Alaskan Territory with the second volume of the ALASKAN QUEST series. When Pinkerton agent Helaina Beecham's obsession with capturing a dangerous fugitive dulls her judgment, she is kidnapped and carried off into the wilderness just as an early winter is approaching. Now her only hope is that Jacob Barringer--the man who has captured her heart--will find her before it is too late. (Alaskan Quest Book 2)

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