Alaska: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Description
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.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780449217269
9780394569819
9781101922408
9780804151429
9780394551548
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 2de22e6c-c0cb-04b0-2f36-5f2bc04d46f3
Grouping Title alaska
Grouping Author michener james albert
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-16 04:37:10AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-15 22:42:17PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Berry, Steve., McKeever, Larry.
author Michener, James A.
author2-role Berry, Steve., Books on Tape, Inc., McKeever, Larry.|Narrator, cloudLibrary
author_display Michener, James A
available_at_aacpl Crofton Library
collection_aacpl ADULT, CLOUD LIBRARY, RBDIGITAL
detailed_location_aacpl Crofton Library - Adult Fiction, Online, Online OverDrive Collection, Severna Park Library - Paperback Fiction
display_description In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska's story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Centennial.

Praise for Alaska

"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
format_aacpl Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_aacpl Audio Books, Books, eAudiobooks, eBook
id 2de22e6c-c0cb-04b0-2f36-5f2bc04d46f3
isbn 9780394551548, 9780394569819, 9780449217269, 9780804151429, 9781101922408
item_details Cloud Library:9780804151429|9780804151429|Cloud Library|Online Cloud Library|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|Cloud Library||https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/AACPL-document_id-dvo5489||Available Online||Cloud Library||, external_econtent:ils:a1491338|1491338-1001|Online|CLOUD LIBRARY|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|CLOUD LIBRARY||https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/AACPL-document_id-dvo5489||Available Online||Z-ELIBRARY||, external_econtent:ils:a1520393|1520393-1001|Online|RBDIGITAL|eAudiobook|eAudiobooks|1|false|true|RBDIGITAL||http://annearundelcomd.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781101922408||Available Online||Z-ELIBRARY||, ils:a68187|31997027762673|Severna Park Library - Paperback Fiction|GF (M)|||1|false|false|||||On Hold|Jul 31, 2018|S-PK||, ils:a68189|31997087759643|Crofton Library - Adult Fiction|FICTION (M)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 18, 2018|CRO||, overdrive:040657ae-2328-4bb5-971a-5e2a883bea4e|1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||, overdrive:ad138407-db73-4b19-8824-854737434c0a|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|3|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||, overdrive:ad138407-db73-4b19-8824-854737434c0a|1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|2|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||
itype_aacpl , Adult General Fiction, Downloadable Audio Book, Electronic Book, General Fiction Paperback
last_indexed 2018-08-16T02:42:17.15Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl CLOUD LIBRARY, FICTION (M), GF (M), Online OverDrive, RBDIGITAL
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
owning_location_aacpl Crofton Library, Online OverDrive Collection, Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9780449217269
publishDate 1988, 2013, 2015
record_details Cloud Library:9780804151429|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group,|2013.|1152 p., external_econtent:ils:a1491338|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group,|2013.|1152 p., external_econtent:ils:a1520393|eAudiobook|eAudiobooks|Unabridged.|English|Books on Tape ;|2015, p2015.|1 online resource (57 hr., 19 min.), ils:a1491338|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group,|2013.|1152 p., ils:a1520393|eAudiobook|eAudiobooks|Unabridged.|English|Books on Tape ;|2015, p2015.|1 online resource (57 hr., 19 min.), ils:a68187|Book|Books||Unknown||1988|paperback, ils:a68189|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Random House,|c1988.|[2], x, [2], 868 p. : 2 col. maps ; 25 cm., overdrive:040657ae-2328-4bb5-971a-5e2a883bea4e|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2013|, overdrive:ad138407-db73-4b19-8824-854737434c0a|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2015|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
external_econtent:ils:a1491338 1491338-1001 Available Online Available Online false true false false false true
ils:a68189 31997087759643 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
external_econtent:ils:a1520393 1520393-1001 Available Online Available Online false true false false false true
overdrive:ad138407-db73-4b19-8824-854737434c0a -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
overdrive:ad138407-db73-4b19-8824-854737434c0a 1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
overdrive:040657ae-2328-4bb5-971a-5e2a883bea4e 1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:a68187 31997027762673 Checked Out On Hold false false true false false true
subject_facet Action & Adventure -- FICTION, Alaska -- History -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, FICTION / Historical, Fiction, Historical -- FICTION, Historical fiction, Sagas -- FICTION
title_display Alaska
title_full Alaska / James A. Michener, Alaska A Novel, Alaska A Novel [eBook] Michener, James A.., Alaska A Novel [electronic resource] Michener, James A.., Alaska Michener, James Albert, 1907-1997., Alaska [eAudio] : a novel / James A. Michener
title_short Alaska
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Action & Adventure, FICTION / Historical, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, History, Literature, Sagas, Thriller