Alaska – Michener, James A.

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ISBN: 0394551540

Title: Alaska

Author: Michener, James A.

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: Small tear on FFEP. D-j has shelf wear.

Synopsis: 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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ISBN: 0394551540

Title: Alaska

Author: Michener, James A.

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: Small tear on FFEP. D-j has shelf wear.

Synopsis: 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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