Books tagged: alaska wilderness travel

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Fishing Alaska's Wild Waters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,790. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Wilderness fishing adventures of former Alaska lodge owner. Photos introduce chapters about fishing and wildlife on remote rivers of Bering Sea and Bristol Bay Regions, Kodiak Island, Alaska Peninsula, and less secluded Kenai Peninsula. Accounts include salmon fishing excursions, bear encounters, Native subsistence fishing, and detailed writings of "A River Runs Red" (sockeye) and Arctic grayling.
Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska presents stories of darkness, mythology, and danger, examining the mysterious and unpredictable nature of life in Southeast Alaska, where perception and reality intermingle and conflict with puzzling and sometimes deadly results.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,280. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Laptop—check. Fishing rods--check. Waders--check. Bug Spray--check. Tackle box—check. Gun--why? The Raffertys never thought they’d need a gun on a corporate fishing trip to Alaska. But when a death occurs while fishing, and a sniper attacks the lodge, Mike and Caitlin have more to handle than trophy fish or agendas. Staying alive becomes their goal, but that’s not easy in the Alaskan bush.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Dungeon Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Buried treasures and secret lives figure large in an adventure that begins with finding the dungeon and chasing leads to Alaska. Gel's discovery of the 100 year old time capsule the chase with an ancient romance. A second treasure is disappears before Gel finds how it relates to her elusive dream partner and the mother of her new boyfriend.
Alaska by Motorcycle - are you sure you know what you are doing?
Series: Adventures of Airborne Andy, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A spirited motorcycle adventure that travels north from sunny California to the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Alaska. “Alaska by Motorcycle – are you sure you know what you are doing?” is the daily journal of an avid motorcycle enthusiast who takes on a challenge that tests his courage, shapes his character and broadens his horizons.
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.