Alaska Sampler 2015

Running Fox Books
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 What readers are saying about the Alaska Sampler:

“One of the best trips I ever took was to Alaska. This book is a chance to visit again, with a variety of fascinating viewpoints, and without even packing a suitcase! Led to it by one favorite author, walking away with several new favorites.”

“Laughter and tears brought to you by my most beloved state. Thanks to the multitalented for sharing. A real treat.”

“Loved this sampler. Left me wanting to read more.”

“Seeing Alaska from several different viewpoints, and each written in a different style, this is a delightful read.”

The Alaska Sampler returns with a fresh collection of Alaska-inspired fiction, memoir, and biography from a big place with big tales to tell. Among the dozen featured authors, you’ll discover old friends and new favorites, including Heather Lende (If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name), C.B. Bernard (Chasing Alaska), Deb Vanasse (Cold Spell), Rich Chiappone (Opening Days), Gerri Brightwell (Cold Country), and David Marusek (Counting Heads).

 

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 At age twenty-one, Deb Vanasse was dropped by a bush pilot on a gravel runway in middle of the Alaska wilderness. No roads, no houses, no cars, no people—only a winding brown slough and tundra spread flat as the prairie. She had come not for adventure but to live, an isolating but enriching experience that inspires her work. Between her mountain home and a glacier-based cabin, she continues to enjoy Alaska’s wild places. Deemed by Library Journal to be “one of Alaska’s leading storytellers,” Deb is the author of sixteen books.

 

Author David Marusek writes science fiction full time in his low-maintenance cabin near Fairbanks, Alaska. According to Publisher's Weekly, “Marusek's writing is ferociously smart, simultaneously horrific and funny, as he forces readers to stretch their imaginations and sympathies." His work has appeared in Playboy, Nature, MIT Technology Review, Asimov’s, and other periodicals and anthologies and has been translated into ten languages. His two published novels and clutch of short stories have won the Theodore Sturgeon and Endeavour awards and earned numerous nominations. He is currently at work on a novel about love, faith, and space alien invasion in the Alaskan bush.

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Publisher
Running Fox Books
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Published on
Mar 28, 2015
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Pages
82
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ISBN
9781940320168
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Travel / Polar Regions
Travel / Special Interest / Adventure
Travel / United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)
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This content is DRM free.
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