Contents: The candy store -- Non-dairy creamer -- Counting fish -- Brothers on the trapline -- Iñupiaq mailman -- Walking from Barrow -- Shopping for porcupine -- Sharpshooter -- Good-bye our season -- Flower of the fringe -- Darkness -- Hanging with the hang-out-kings -- Once upon a frontier -- Bob and Carrie come out of the hills -- Conversations with China -- City boy -- Salting a moose -- These happy...
Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KANTNER, SETH KAN
Summary: A white boy transplanted from Chicago to the Arctic tundra of Alaska finds himself struggling to adapt to his new home, where he must learn to hunt, fish, and live off the land, separated from the constant call of consumer culture. In the tradition of Jack London, Seth Kantner presents an Alaska far removed from majestic clichs of exotic travelogues and picture postcards. Kantner's vivid and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005