Fred Hatfield North of the Sun

ISBN 13: 9781852271022

North of the Sun

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9781852271022: North of the Sun

This is an account of 50 years spent in the Alaskan wilderness, in the early days of the state. The author is one of America's last "new frontiersmen", who chronicles his everyday life, trials and discoveries - from death-duels with grizzlies to gold-prospecting.

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Hatfield provides a true story of pioneering and adventure. He tells it so well because it is his own. In 1933, he left his home state of Maine, traveled across the United States, and finally settled in the Alaskan wilderness. He remained in Alaska for 40 years. His understanding of the wilderness and its animal residents is evident throughout the tale: "If a man says he knows everything about grizzly bears he's simply dead wrong, for no man does. . . . " This book will appeal to general-audience adventure lovers. A good purchase for any general collection.
- Mary J. Nickum, Fish and Wildlife Reference Svce., Bethesda, Md.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Publishers Weekly:

Hatfield engagingly tells of inhospitable winters in Alaska's Tikchik Lakes wilderness and summers devoted to salmon fishing in coastal Dillingham.

Copyright 1992 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

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Hatfield, Fred
Published by Stoddart+publishing (1991)
ISBN 10: 1852271027 ISBN 13: 9781852271022
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Stoddart+publishing, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111852271027

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