Alaska

Alaska

Book - 2002
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A sweeping epic of Alaska that weaves together the 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 terriroty during Wordl War II.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2002
Characteristics: x, 868 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Edition: Trade paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1988
ISBN: 9780375761423 (pbk.)
037576142X (pbk.)
Call Number: FICTION MICHENER

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alafau
Nov 30, 2016

Excellent book. Well worth the read.

ronarsenault Jul 23, 2014

A fabulous read. If you enjoyed this you have to check out the companion novel JOURNEY. In a true gentleman style, Michener gives due credit and accolades to our very own Pierre Burton. 5 stars

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Gonzo_McFly
May 24, 2010

Absolutely excellent book. Informative, exciting, captivating.... another great Michener historical novel.

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