logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Alaska - James A. Michener
Alaska
by: (author)
4.00 10
Master storyteller James Michener reveals Alaska in all its awesome, sweeping majesty. From the near-forgotten past, to the highly technological present, from self-defense to self-determination, here are the men and women who tried to tame the land, seize its bounty, and lay claim to the elusive... show more
Master storyteller James Michener reveals Alaska in all its awesome, sweeping majesty. From the near-forgotten past, to the highly technological present, from self-defense to self-determination, here are the men and women who tried to tame the land, seize its bounty, and lay claim to the elusive spirit that holds native and visitor spellbound. A stirring portrait of a human community living on the edge of the world, ALASKA claims a bold heritage of survival against all odds."Michener has done a fine job....Few will escape the allure of the land and people he describes."LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVEIW
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780449217269 (0449217264)
Publisher: Fawcett
Pages no: 88
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
0.0
to find/look for deals
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 Alaska
James A. Michener is known for his highly detailed narrative and pages-long expository on the history of a region. When done correctly, a reader is taken on a whirlwind adventure through time, following the growth and development of an area through the eyes of the land and of a select few founding f...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
5.0
A very good, if rather episodic, look at Alaska's history from the prehistoric to the modern, with lots of details and personal stories. Great for the armchair or actual traveler. Proved to be very useful for me in planning my upcoming trip to the 49th State. For the longer review, please go here:ht...
Other editions (19)
Books by James A. Michener
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?