Jim Prevost is a Pacific Northwest native who has lived in Alaska for 40 years. A 30-year broadcast and print media veteran, he has spent the past 15 years racking-up countless miles as a coach driver and tour guide, informing and entertaining thousands of visitors to Alaska, the Yukon Territory and the U.S. Pacific Northwest. He has written for several Alaska publications and has created and produced numerous audio presentations about the history and lore of the Northwest.
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.