Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska
by Jim Prevost
This collection of 27 stories follows the history and development of Alaska, beginning with the arrival of the Russians in 1741.. There are stories of conquest and world war, of courageous pioneers and corrupt politicians. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, criminals and community leaders. Some stories begin in capitals and outposts arund the world, but they end up all true Alaskan.