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Alaska Dog Mushing Guide Facts, Legends, & Oddities

Ron Wendt

ISBN 10: 1886574057 / ISBN 13: 9781886574052
Published by Goldstream Publications, Wasilla, AK, 1999
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Appears unused. Light rubbing on soft covers. Inventory sticker on bottom right of back cover. 68 pages. Book owned by Steve's Bookshelves LLC. Contents: Introduction, History, Trapping, Freighting, Freighters, Old Trails, Old Mushers, Fast Dogs, Breeds, Sleds, Dog Teams Afloat in the Bearing Sea - Survived, Dog Teams in History, Gear: Dog and Musher, Survival on the Mushing Trail, Feeding and Care of Iditarod Dogs, The Team, Competition, Iditarod, Champions, The Iditerod Trail South, Club Races and Associations, Mushing Equipment and Sled Builders, Alaska Based Feed Companies, Sled Dog Races Across Alaska, Mushers Hall of Fame, Publications, Sources, Interviews. Steve's Bookshelves LLC Inventory #22(3)-003149-5051. Bookseller Inventory # 003149

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Title: Alaska Dog Mushing Guide Facts, Legends, & ...

Publisher: Goldstream Publications, Wasilla, AK

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 5th or later Edition

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Not your typical dog mushing book, this book focuses on unusual stories from the past and present. The book covers dog mushing history, sled dog breeding and raising of top dog breeds attributed to Alaska’s resourceful natives. Some of the mushing history includes mail carriers and freighters from the Gold Rush era. Famous dog teams through Alaskan dog mushing history, and many comparisons from top dog mushers throughout the north.

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Ron Wendt was born in the Territory of Alaska in the Interior town of Fairbanks. The author and historian has traveled all across Alaska and the Yukon collecting stories and taking photographs of Life in the Last Frontier. Wendt is the author of 20 Alaskan books and his work has appeared in publications such as; Alaska Magazine, Alaska Geographic, Christian Science Monitor, California Mining Journal, Lapidary Journal, Rock & Gem Magazine, Anchorage Daily News, Cross Country Skier, Treasure Magazine, Gold & Treasure Hunter Magazine, Western & Eastern Treasures, Lost Treasure, Iditarod Runner, Country Magazine, Yukoner Magazine, and many other publications. Wendt has worked as a newspaper reporter, photographer, gold miner & prospector, and is also an historian specializing in northern & gold rush history.

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