Alaska: A Novel

 
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Alaska: A Novel

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska's story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people.

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"Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes. . . . Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world. . . . The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life."-Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters."-Boston Herald

"Michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing's fastest attention grabber."-The New York Times

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EAN / ISBN-:
9780375761423
Medium:
Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl:
896
Erscheinungsdatum:
2002-11-12
Sprache:
Englisch
Edition:
Reprint
Herausgeber:
Dial Press Trade Paperback
EAN / ISBN-:
9780375761423
Medium:
Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl:
896
Erscheinungsdatum:
2002-11-12
Sprache:
Englisch
Edition:
Reprint
Herausgeber:
Dial Press Trade Paperback

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