Title Jim Rearden's Alaska: Fifty Years Of Frontier Adventure.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Edition Reprint Edition.
Publisher Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula.
1575101211 / 9781575101217
Seller ID 55670X4
Jim Rearden, Alaska's most popular outdoor journalist, recounts his search throughout the Far North for interesting people, places and events. Did he ever find them? Rearden combines twenty previously published articles into a "best of collection", interspersed with fresh insights into a changing Alaska. He shares his favorite stories about: * Hilarious and hair raising episodes of early day bush pilots * A narrow escape from death on Mount McKinley * Hollywood's humorous an hapless attempt to make a "genuine" Alaska Film * A Swedish trapper who spent 57 years alone in the wilderness * Why the Wolverine has such a quirky reputation The secret recovery of a Japanese Zero fighter during WWII * Guarding Alaska's streams from salmon poachers. 25 photos.
(Key Words: Alaska, Jim Rearden, Bush Pilots, Wilderness).