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Alaska: a novel

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The high points in the story of Alaska since the American acquisition are brought vividly to life through more than 100 characters, real and fictional.
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii.
 
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“Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes. . . . Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world. . . . The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life.”Los Angeles Times Book Review
 
“Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.”Boston Herald
 
“Michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing’s fastest attention grabber.”The New York Times
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