Alaskan People

Alaskan People : Stories of Yesteryear and Today

3.57 (7 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Contributions by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas


Alaska officially became the 49th state in 1959, before that it was a territory, a wild place, the Last Frontier, and the men and women who lived there prior to statehood are the main characters of Alaskan People. Their unique stories and adventures are a window into a world of everyday experiences seldom told until now. If you are curious about life in the Last Frontier, this is the book for you. These stories are transcribed from interviews with 27 men and woman from all walks of life, native and non-native, that were published in the States largest newspaper, the "Anchorage Daily News". Alaskan People is the kind of book you have always been looking for. It's like sitting at the kitchen table, having a cup of coffee or tea, with the men and women of Alaska personally telling you their stories. It's about genuine lives, true stories, and actual people, sharing with you, how life was and is in the 49th state.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • English
  • 0692858776
  • 9780692858776

About Edward M May

Ed dreamed of going to Alaska since his childhood years in Ohio during the sixties and seventies. It took nearly half of his life and travels halfway around the world to realize those early dreams. He has been trained and employed in various occupations to include U.S. Army medic, psychiatric nurses aid, halfway house counselor for emotionally disturbed adolescents, youth probation officer, am and fm DJ, carpenter, radio sales and copywriter, talk show host, program director, general manager of radio station, news director for public radio, employment counselor, founder and president of two non-profit organizations (Haines Animal Rescue Kennel and SeaChrist-Broadcasting), oil spill disaster response team member, foster parent, executive producer of his own audio production company, newspaper feature column writer, and author. He is also a husband and father.
show more

Rating details

7 ratings
3.57 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 71% (5)
3 14% (1)
2 14% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X