Cold River Spirits is a wryly humorous and inspirational story about a proud Alaska Native family struggling to survive in two worlds. Sam and Louise Harper and their ten children make a soul-grinding transition into a modern white-dominated society where they face bigotry, poverty and illness.
The author explores her family's powerful conflicts between the past and the future.
Memoir after being born in a tenement section of New York City during the Great Depression and WWII.
Contributions to emerging aerospace, semiconductor and computer industries.
Extensive tourist travel to six continents.