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Down the Wild River North
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In suburban Arizona, 1964, Connie Helmericks announced to her two daughters, 12-year-old Ann and 14-year-old Jean, "We're going to make a canoe expedition to the Arctic Ocean." And for two successive summers, that's exactly what they did. Down the Wild River North is the vividly told story of their adventures in the remote northern reaches of Canada and the Arctic.
The Dogs Know
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Among my other talents of being a Federal Agent, I also teach the art and science of dog sledding in Alaska. It is a team effort between the driver and the dogs. They must learn from each other and perform in perfect harmony. This story exemplifies their actions as well as the magic between the dogs and a female Veterinarian who 'talks' to them.
Bearing Secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Nora’s final summer in Alaska takes a turn for the worse, she finds herself in the arms of an unlikely hero: a bear shifter who can’t let anyone know what he is. Can they come to terms? Or will this chance encounter cost her everything?
Northern Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
Kari’s life in Alaska is peaceful, until her village is turned upside down by the arrival of foreigners from London. To make matters worse, the fuel she collects every day to power the shield around her community is disappearing. When the foreigners demand a hot air balloon to take them back to their homeland, Kari gets an idea that could save her entire village.
Il peso delle ombre. Racconti veri o false storie?
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: Italian. Published: July 27, 2017 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
L’impatto di una bugia, o il solo sospetto di una menzogna, hanno condizionato molti destini umani e, nel caso specifico, di alpinisti: alcuni noti, altri meno conosciuti dal grande pubblico. Sono ombre che i protagonisti di questo libro hanno portato nel proprio zaino per tutta la vita. Cancellare l’ombra di un dubbio rimane spesso un’impresa impossibile.
Fyre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,310. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Four ancient sisters are determined to destroy mankind – unless a blind boy, a mysterious stranger, and a band of teenagers can figure out how to stop them.
Gifts From a Glacier: The Quest for an American Flag and 52 Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On November 22, 1952, 52 American soldiers departed on a C-124 Globemaster plane heading for Anchorage, Alaska. They never made it to their destination. When a rescue was deemed too expensive by the military, these men were left to the Alaskan wilderness and found their untimely demise. 60 years later, their true fate was still unknown to their loved ones and the world.
Alaska-Yukon Place Names
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In Alaska-Yukon Place Names, author James W. Phillips takes the vacationing tourist, historian, and armchair traveler through the most memorable places in the Alaska-Yukon region. Whether more interested in the scenery, the historic past, or the fabulous yarns connected with the area, you will be delighted by the colorful towns of Alaska and the Yukon.
We Fought the Road
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
We Fought the Road is the story of the building of the Alaska-Canada Highway during World War II, a task that been likened to the building of the Panama Canal. Unlike most accounts that focus on the road's military planners, We Fought the Road is boots-on-the-ground and often personal, based in part on letters from the "Three Cent Romance," discovered in the authors' family papers.
Riding the Wild Side of Denali: Alaska Adventures with Horses and Huskies (Rev. 2nd Edition)
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Identical twins Miki and Julie Collins trap, hunt, fish, and garden in Alaska's wilderness just north of Denali National Park in Alaska's vast interior. Their closest companions are loyal sled dogs and Icelandic horses. Theirs is an unusual lifestyle even by Alaska standards. In this revised second edition, the sisters share what has happened in their lives in the past twenty-five years.