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During-the-Event
ISBN: PB: 9781602233829, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
For D. E. , only two certainties exist: his grandfather is dead and life will never be the same".During-the-Event" is a dystopian adventure that roams across a fallen United States, introducing an unforgettable cast of characters along the way. In th...
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£17,00
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Fighter in Velvet Gloves Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
ISBN: PB: 9781602233706, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
80 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 halftones
"No Natives or Dogs Allowed", blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich, then a young Alaska Native Tlingit. The sting of those words would stay with her all her life. Years later, after becoming a seasoned fighter for equality, she would d...
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£13,00
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Life at Swift Water Place Northwest Alaska at the Threshold of European Contact
ISBN: PB: 9781602233683, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
400 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 130 halftones
This is a multidisciplinary study of the early contact period of Alaskan Native history that follows a major hunting and fishing Inupiaq group at a time of momentous change in their lifeways. The Amilgaqtau yaagmiut were the most powerful group in th...
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£34,00
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Burning Daylight
ISBN: PB: 9781602233676, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Jack London's lifetime, "Burning Daylight" was one of his best-selling books, yet it has been largely out of print for decades. Now the novel is being brought back for a new generation of readers to discover. The story features one of London's mos...
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£17,00
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Gyotaku Prints of Fish and Crustaceans of Southeast Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602233782, University of Alaska Press, March 2019
70 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 47 colour plates
Join Julia Tinker – avid explorer, angler, and artist – in her travels as she recounts her multi-year journey captaining her boat through the beautiful waters surrounding Ketchikan and Prince of Wales. Her mission is to delve into the diverse ecosyst...
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£30,00
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Water Mask
ISBN: PB: 9781602233720, University of Alaska Press, March 2019
175 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Water Mask" is an adventurous memoir from Monica Devine, an itinerant therapist who travels to villages throughout Alaska and builds a life in this vast, captivating landscape. She traverses mountains, navigates sea ice with whalers, and whirls two...
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£13,00
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Of Darkness and Light Poems by Kim Cornwall
ISBN: PB: 9781602233744, University of Alaska Press, March 2019
50 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
This is the hardest kind of listening. / And who will care? / Most do not. / It's all applause, / applause applause. / How is it possible / to ask for more than that? An honest work, stunningly passionate: Kim Cornwall's spirit-infused poetry weaves...
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£13,00
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Be-Hooved
ISBN: PB: 9781602233768, University of Alaska Press, February 2019
110 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
Mar Ka lives in and writes from the foothills of Alaska's Chugach Mountains".Be-Hooved", her new poetry collection, creates a layered spiritual memoir of her decades in the northern wilderness. The poems inhabit her surroundings – structured along th...
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£13,00
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Big Wild Soul of Terrence Cole
ISBN: PB: 9781602233805, University of Alaska Press, February 2019
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This collection of essays honors beloved Alaska historian Terrence Cole upon his retirement. Contributors include former students and colleagues whose personal and professional lives he has touched deeply. The pieces range from appreciative reflectio...
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£15,00
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Imagining Anchorage The Making of America's Northernmost Metropolis
ISBN: HB: 9781602233669, University of Alaska Press, January 2019
400 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 132 colour plates
Anchorage is an exceptional city. What was once a town site of tents is now the largest city in the state. It just celebrated its centenary in 2015, but it has seen inhabitants for millennia. It is an economic hub grown from railroads, gold, and oil....
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£34,00
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