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Iditarod Classics: Tales of the Trail from the Men and Women Who Race Across Alaska

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Blinding blizzards. Freezing wind. Paralyzingly cold temperatures. The 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is a race across the nation's most forbidding, demanding, and dangerous territory. The competitors in one of the world's toughest endurance contests must be resourceful, rugged, and resilient. Often they must make life and death choices. These are the stories — in their own words — of men and women who challenge the elements. Many fans believe this is the best book written about the Iditarod.

 

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This book is terrific...I promise you, short of getting on a dog sled, traveling into the darkness, and running the Iditarod yourself, this will be the next best thing to being there.--Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press Blinding Blizzards. Freezing wind. Paralyzingly cold temperatures. The 1,100-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race is an annual marathan run from Anchorage to Nome across the nation's most forbidding and dangerous territory. The competitors in one of the world's toughest endurance contests must be resourceful, rugged, and resilient. Sometimes, they must make life and death choices. These are the stories — in their own words — of the men and women who challenge the elements. Earthy & eloquent--each story an adventure. Juneau (Alaska) Empire

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These are the stories — in their own words — of men and women who challenge the elements in the race across the nation's most dangerous, forbidding territory.

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The 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race "RM" is a marathon run against the nation's most forbidding, demanding territory.

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A native of Boston, Lew Freeman is a sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, where he covers the "outdoor adventures" beat. Previously, he was a sports editor for the Anchorage Daily News and a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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ISBN:
9780945397120
Author:
Van Zyle, Jon
Author:
Van Zyle, Jon
Editor:
Freedman, Lew
Author:
Freedman, Kew
Author:
Freedman, Lew
Author:
Freedman, Lew
Publisher:
Epicenter Press (WA)
Location:
Fairbanks :
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Equestrian
Subject:
Interviews
Subject:
Iditarod trail sled dog race, alaska
Subject:
Dog racing
Subject:
Mushers
Subject:
Mushers -- Alaska -- Interviews.
Subject:
Mushers -- Alaska.
Subject:
General-General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
145
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w photos
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
6 x 9 x 0.31 in 6.8 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This book is terrific...I promise you, short of getting on a dog sled, traveling into the darkness, and running the Iditarod yourself, this will be the next best thing to being there.--Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press Blinding Blizzards. Freezing wind. Paralyzingly cold temperatures. The 1,100-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race is an annual marathan run from Anchorage to Nome across the nation's most forbidding and dangerous territory. The competitors in one of the world's toughest endurance contests must be resourceful, rugged, and resilient. Sometimes, they must make life and death choices. These are the stories — in their own words — of the men and women who challenge the elements. Earthy & eloquent--each story an adventure. Juneau (Alaska) Empire
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These are the stories — in their own words — of men and women who challenge the elements in the race across the nation's most dangerous, forbidding territory.

"Synopsis" by , The 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race "RM" is a marathon run against the nation's most forbidding, demanding territory.
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