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Alaska Stories

Mitchell, John

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ISBN 10: 0917635000 / ISBN 13: 9780917635007
Published by Plover Press, 1984
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Aqua cloth, gilt titles. Contains 5 stories. Author has been a commercial fisherman. Book very good plus with spotting to top edge, a few spots at foreedge. DJ also very good with edgewear to spine-ends, Pushcart Writer's Choice Selection sticker to front panel. 75 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 2339

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Title: Alaska Stories

Publisher: Plover Press

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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This book paints a picture of the Forty-Ninth State that many will find surprising. Instead of inspirational home-steaders making the woods ring with their axes, there are dirt-poor Depression victims come to better their fortunes. Here fishing captains are more aggressive than courageous, and the cannery workers right out of the nineteenth century. The character types portrayed in the five tales are true to territorial days and those immediately following statehood -- a middleclass renegade, a novice deckhand, a farm boy, a workaholic skipper and a drunk, an escaped criminal. At the same time such personalities will always be with us, and the insights Mitchell offers are as fresh now as they were 'before the people came'.

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John Mitchell

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