Mark Rose


Mark Rose is a commercial helicopter and fixed wing pilot with many hours flying in the Alaskan Bush. He was in charge of contract operations building the 28 mountain sites for the Alaska Pipeline, a 24/7 three year undertaking. He grew up on the fringe of the Alaskan wilderness, hunting and trapping in bear country and later flying hunters into Alaska's frontier Arctic. Rose has over 40 years flying experience in both fixed wing and helicopters, and is also the author of The Noah Code, a work resultant of his 25 years working directly in the mining industry around the world.

Smashwords Interview

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Laptop and KDP Fire
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I'll tell you - History of Alaska by Bancroft, Kit Carson Days by Sabin, Course of Empire by Devoto. Also the Lewis and Clark Diaries again by Devoto and finally Jedidiah Smith and the Opening of the West by Dale Morgan.

I don't like my history revised or post modernized - I like it raw and to the point. These titles plus Old Yukon by Wickersham do just that. Several of these have been unfairly pulled from libraries. I also read WWII stuff, this to appreciate what we have in the free west and somehow see trends that effect our freedoms and how we should act to defend them.
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Where to find Mark Rose online

Where to buy in print


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

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