Books tagged: alaska history

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The Crash of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 727 Juneau, Alaska September 4, 1971
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 1866 crashed with 111 on board, all of them perishing in the aviation disaster. The Alaska Airlines jet was flown by a veteran pilot who had been with the company since 1955. Questions about official reports filed on the crash by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board prompted an internal investigation conducted by the employees of Alaska Airlines.
Last of the Long Hunters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer. Once you've read this one you’ll not be satisfied unti
On the Edge of Nowhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » Native American
His father is a white trapper, his mother an Athabascan Indian who walks a thousand miles in winter to reunite with her family. Jimmy Huntington learns early how to survive on the land. He is only seven when his mother dies, and must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts, fights bears, survives close calls and he becomes a championship sled-dog racer.
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.
Grit, Grief And Gold: A True Narrative Of An Alaska Pathfinder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Grit, Grief and Gold is an eyewitness account of M.J. Heney's railroad building in Alaska. Whiting was chief surgeon during construction of the White Pass & Yukon Route and Copper River & Northwestern Railway, as well as a good friend of "The Irish Prince of Alaska." This epub includes the original text and photos, an appendix that expands Whiting's account and additional photographs.