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Biography


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Raising Ourselves: A Gwich'in Coming of Age Story from the Yukon River
Raising Ourselves: A Gwich'in Coming of Age Story from the Yukon River
by Velma Wallis
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Born in 1960, the sixth of thirteen children, Velma Wallis comes of age in a two-room log cabin in remote Fort Yukon, Alaska, a location accessible only by riverboat, airplane, snowmobile, or dog sled. Life is defined by the business of living off the... (read more)

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Sisters: Coming of Age and Finding Love in the Wild Copper River Valley
Sisters: Coming of Age and Finding Love in the Wild Copper River Valley
by Samme Gallaher
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In 1926, Aileen Gallaher, a beautiful young woman, runs away from her difficult life in California, traveling alone by train to Seattle, then by steamship to Valdez, Alaska, where she is met by trapper Clyde C. "Slim" Williams and travels deep... (read more)

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Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
by James Anderson
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Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot Andy Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska's vast Koyokuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats. He flew mining equipment... (read more)

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Voice That Remembers : a Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival (97 Edition)
Voice That Remembers : a Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival (97 Edition)
by Ama Adhe
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When Adhe Tapontsang--or Ama (Mother) Adhe, as she is affectionately known--left Tibet in 1987, she was allowed to do so on the condition that she remain silent about her twenty-seven years in Chinese prisons. Yet she made a promise to herself and to the... (read more)

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On the Edge of Nowhere
On the Edge of Nowhere
by James Huntington
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Huntington is only seven when his mother dies, and he must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts wolves, fights bears, survives close calls too numerous to mention, and becomes a championship sled-dog racer.... (read more)

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Manchurian Legacy : Memoirs of a Japanese Colonist (99 Edition)
Manchurian Legacy : Memoirs of a Japanese Colonist (99 Edition)
by Kazuko Kuramoto
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Kazuko Kuramoto was born and raised in Dairen, Manchuria, in 1927, at the peak of Japanese expansionism in Asia. Manchurian Legacy is the story of her family's life in Dairen, their survival as a forgotten people during the battle to reclaim... (read more)

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Home Stand: Growing Up in Sports
Home Stand: Growing Up in Sports
by James Mckean
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Home Stand delivers a lyrical, thoughtful reflection of what it is to be an athlete—inside as well as outside the game—and how one man’s love of basketball evolved into a love of poetry, "good turns of speech," writing, and... (read more)

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The Death of Franz Liszt: Based on the Unpublished Diary of His Pupil Lina Schmalhausen
The Death of Franz Liszt: Based on the Unpublished Diary of His Pupil Lina Schmalhausen
by Alan (edt) Walker
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After Goodbye: A Daughter's Story of Grief and Promise
After Goodbye: A Daughter's Story of Grief and Promise
by Lynette Friesen
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The Defiant: A True Story of Escape, Survival, & Resistance
The Defiant: A True Story of Escape, Survival, & Resistance
by Shalom Yoran
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Charles Darwin, Geologist
Charles Darwin, Geologist
by Sandra Herbert
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Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight To Save the Bays (05 Edition)
Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight To Save the Bays (05 Edition)
by Bang
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Franz Liszt: The Virtuoso Years, 1811-1847
Franz Liszt: The Virtuoso Years, 1811-1847
by Alan Walker
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Cabin at Singing River
Cabin at Singing River
by Chris Czajkowski
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A Day in the Life of Billy Graham: Living the Message
A Day in the Life of Billy Graham: Living the Message
by Deborah Hart Strober
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The Golden Mountain: Beyond the American Dream
The Golden Mountain: Beyond the American Dream
by Irene Kai
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The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
by Glenn C. Altschuler
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Edith Thomas: A Passion for Resistance
Edith Thomas: A Passion for Resistance
by Dorothy Kaufmann
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Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism
Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism
by David M. Robinson
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Through the Eye of the Storm: Finding Faith and Redemption in the Aftermath of Katrina
Through the Eye of the Storm: Finding Faith and Redemption in the Aftermath of Katrina
by Cholene Espinoza
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