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The Resource Looking for Alaska, Peter Jenkins

Looking for Alaska, Peter Jenkins

Label
Looking for Alaska
Title
Looking for Alaska
Statement of responsibility
Peter Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looking for Alaska" is Jenkins' account of a year-long odyssey in America's last wilderness. From fishing expedition with some of Alaska's Native leaders to an ocean-kayaking trip in the glacier-ridden waters off the northwestern coast, Jenkins delivers a memorable diary of discovery--both of this place that captures maginations, and of himself, all over again
Summary
The author's chronicle of his year-long trek through Alaska introduces the people and places of the nation's "last frontier."
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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206089
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F910.5
LC item number
.J46 2001
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Looking for Alaska, Peter Jenkins
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dream in the daylight -- Ted -- At home with "The police log" -- "Fly through that hole" -- Tina -- Bears on Dora Way -- Can a glacier cry? -- No road -- The largest member of the congregation -- Termination dust -- Howls of glee -- Maximum security -- Bingo anger -- On the way to Coldfoot -- The winter trail -- Life at the homestead -- On the edge of the land-fast ice -- Anything by cyber trash -- Hobo night -- XtraTuf -- Unalakleet -- Landing on a roof -- Leaving Alaska -- Epilogue: Jump out of that plane
Control code
14944177
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780312302894
Lccn
2001048871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48191402
  • (OCoLC)48191402
Label
Looking for Alaska, Peter Jenkins
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dream in the daylight -- Ted -- At home with "The police log" -- "Fly through that hole" -- Tina -- Bears on Dora Way -- Can a glacier cry? -- No road -- The largest member of the congregation -- Termination dust -- Howls of glee -- Maximum security -- Bingo anger -- On the way to Coldfoot -- The winter trail -- Life at the homestead -- On the edge of the land-fast ice -- Anything by cyber trash -- Hobo night -- XtraTuf -- Unalakleet -- Landing on a roof -- Leaving Alaska -- Epilogue: Jump out of that plane
Control code
14944177
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780312302894
Lccn
2001048871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48191402
  • (OCoLC)48191402

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