Bear Tales for the Ages: From Alaska and Beyond

Larry Kaniut
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Collector of bear lore for nearly half a century, author Larry Kaniut has chosen these tales and legends for their focus on the wisdom of bears and the strength of the human spirit in encounters with them. An Alaskan legend himself, Larry brings together 28 amazing stories of encounters with this four-legged wonder of the woods, spanning the time period from 1816 to 1999.
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Log cabin. Snowed in. Pregnant young woman. Deer Park, Washington. Baby boy.

A month after the bombing of Pearl Harbor I joined my sister Laura Lee and our parents Vivian and Larry, thanks to my great-grandmother Clara Kralman's midwifery. A little over a year later Lana Lynne completed our family. Before long my father left us. kaniut.com/about

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Larry Kaniut
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Published on
Dec 31, 2001
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780970953704
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Language
English
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Genres
Nature / Animals / Bears
Sports & Recreation / Hunting
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