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The Last Frontier
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Preface Introduction 1. The Wolf Pack by F. W. Gabler, January 1935 2. Tundra Territory by Victor Shaw, December, 1935 3. Polar Fury by Charles Madsen, April 1936 4, Nome Cafe by A. F. Raynor, June 1936 5. Every Inch A King by Robert A. Henning, October 1936 6. Arctic Trapper by Frank North, November 1936 7. Bush Maddness by S. A. Camp, November 1939 8. The People of Nome Were Scandalized by John B. Wallace, December 1939 9. Main Trails and Bypaths, December 1942 10. Main Trails and Bypaths, February 1043 11. I Was Queen of the Klondike by Kate Rockwell Matson, August 1944 12. On the Ice-Pack's Rim by Florence C. Dakin, November 1944 13. Woman on the Dalton Trail by Della Murray Banks, January 1945 14. Main Trails and Bypaths, December 1952 15. None So Big by Dolly Connelly, August 1965 16. The Mystery of the Billiken by Dorothy Jean Ray, September 1960 17. Alaska Terror by Art Kennedy, August 1965 18. Huslia's Hole Hunters by Mike Cline, June 1966 19. There Were Three Wolves. . . All Around Me by Paul Kinksteater, October 1967 20. Encased in Ice, I nearly Drowned by Frank W. Johnson February 1974 22. My Sunset Moose by Charles G. Mayse, October 1975 23. How I killed the World's Largest Brown Bear by Roy R. Lindslaey, January 1978 24. A Trapper Leaves the Country by Scott Fisher, June 1981 25. Avalanch by TIm Moerlein, March 1982 26. Acceptance by Mike Davis, April 1982 27. Of Traps and Treasures--Klutuk by Fred Hatfield, September 1984 28. Reluctant Hero by Julie Collins, December 1984 29. Chernofski Sheep Ranch by Cora Holmes, April 1985 30. Abercrombie's Barrow Ballet by RObert H. Redding, December 1985 31. A Melody for Christmas by Afton Blanc, December 1987 32. Mt. 33. Dog Team Cencus by Hana Yusada Kangas, January 1990 ri034. My Last Grizzly by Nick Jans, May 1990 35. Medicine Woman by Marilyn Savage, June 1990 36. Adventures in Night Fishing by Ken Marsh, April 1991 37. Zapped on Rainbow Mountain by Yvonne Lindblom and Ruth Moulton, October 1991 38. Forgotten Pioneers by Lael Morgan, February 1992 39. Big Trouble on the "Wideload" by Chris Schleb, September 1994 40. Polar Bear Swim by WIlliam L. Earl, December 1994/January 1995 41. The Last Spear Hunt by Sidney Huntington, September 1995 42. With Trusting Eyes Behind Me by Ellen Paneok, February 1996 43. Clutter by Carol Sturgulewski, October 1996 44. Kingdom Clean-Enough by Leslie Leyland Fields, May/June 1997 45. Jess's Ark by Carol Knight Copeland, September 1997 46. Raven by Sherry Simpson, September 1997 47. Fishing the COmbat Zone by Les Palmer, April 1998 48. A Few Mosquito Bites by Jim Reardon, October 1998 49. Social CLimber by martha Black, August 1999 50. The Bear and the Bride by Sidney Huntington, September 1999 51. The Eels Are Here by Frank J. Keim, December 1999/January 2000 52. An Orca Reunion by Mark S. Decker, February 2000 53. Tracked by a Bear by Dana Stabenow, February 2000 54. Crisis of Confidence by Dan Randle, August 2000 55. The FIrst Ever Nome Moose Nugget Drop by Lew Tobin, November 2000 56. Green Seas, White Ice by Toby Sullivan, March 2001 57. The Cruel Chronometer by Andy Hall, July 2001 58. Mary Joyce's Extraordinary Adventure by Hoan Parades, March 2002

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JILL SHEPHERD has worked for The Tundra Times, The Anchorage Times, and has spent the last twenty years at Alaska magazine.

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Taken from the pages of Alaska Magazine and its predecessor, The Alaska Sportsman, these stories represent 67 years of work by Alaskan writers. The tales are as diverse as the writers themselves, ranging from a memoir piece by a nurse who managed a hospital in Barrow in 1921 to a present-day account of a bear-watching trip to Mount Katmai by mystery writer Dana Stabenow. One chapter recounts the exploits of the 97th Division of the Army Corps of Engineers, an all-black unit that helped build the Alaska Highway in 1942-43. Another tells the frightening tale of a man trapped beneath a capsized fishing boat in the Gulf of Alaska. Selected for their clear depiction of Alaska, past and present, the 59 stories are accompanied by reproductions of Alaska Magazine covers dating from 1935 to 2002. A noteworthy addition to any travel collection owing to the unique nature and diversity of the material. Mary V. Welk, Chicago Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

"The tales are as diverse as the writers themselves. A noteworthy addition to any travel collection owing to the unique nature and diversity of the material."--The Library Journal

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