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Jessie: the story of a genteel lady in frontier Alaska By Betty Wyatt
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Jessie: the story of a genteel lady in frontier Alaska is the fascinating saga of one of Alaska’s most remarkable women of the Goldrush/Sourdough Era. In 1913, Jessie Mather, born to a... More > wealthy, Victorian family in Sheffield, England, was stranded with her parents in Eagle, Alaska, by the outbreak of WWI because funds to continue travel became unavailable. Some fifty-six years later, in 1969, Jessie died in Sitka, and the few remaining items of her estate were sold in a state auction. The author who purchased those mementos unseen soon realized it would be possible to reconstruct the life of this pioneer lady from the contents of the ancient trunk, and thus Jessie’s story - a true riches-to-rags adventure - chronicles the life of this durable Alaskan citizen.< Less
2019 Calendar - Visions of Alaska By Ellyn Dye
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The stark rugged beauty of Alaska shines through these stunning images of Tracy Arm Fjord, South Sawyer Glacier, Ketchikan, and wildlife in the waters near Juneau and Sitka in this 13-month calendar.... More > The cover features a flyover of the Misty Fjord National Monument. An image of majestic Mt. Rainier "hovering" over Seattle, where cruises up the Inside Passage begin, is also featured. Other calendars by Ellyn feature images of Bermuda, Sedona and the Grand Canyon, France, Ireland, Jamaica, and Cathar Country, the Languedoc region of Southern France associated with the Cathars, Mary Magdalene, and the Knights Templar. Matted prints of images in all travel are available at www.LionMagic.com. Ellyn Dye is also the author of "The Search for the Crystal Key," a fantasy adventure for all ages about believing in yourself and the power of love. She is writing a new book, “Creating Heaven on Earth…One Soul at a Time; A How-To Manual from the Perspective of a Near-Death Experience.”< Less
GEORGE ANTON SCHAEFFER: Shipping Germans for Brazil By Lee B Croft
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Dr. George Anton Schaeffer leaves Russia in 1813 after being involved in a secret plan of Tsar Alexander I to have a giant shark-shaped, hydrogen-filled, balloon made to drop timed-fuse explosives on... More > Napoleon Bonaparte and his invading army in 1812. As part of a Russian-American-Company-chartered circumnavigation of the world he is stranded in Sitka, Alaska, from where Russian-American Company Manager Alexander Baranov sends him on a mission to the Hawaiian islands. There he meddles in island politics, becoming a de facto ruler of the island of Kaua'i with its last independent King Kaumuali'i and building forts there in 1816-7 which remain to this day. This book, the THIRD in a trilogy, describes the life of his wife Barbara who waits for him in St. Petersburg for over five years, and his adventures paying the way to Brazil, where he founds a colony called Frankenthal in the Bahia State, of thousands of German mercenaries and emigrant families for Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro I.< Less
GEORGE ANTON SCHAEFFER: Shipping Germans to Brazil By Lee B Croft
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George Anton Schaeffer leaves Russia in 1813 after being involved in a secret plan of Tsar Alexander I to have a giant shark-shaped, hydrogen filled, balloon made to drop timed-fuse explosives on... More > Napoleon Bonaparte and his invading army in 1812. As part of a Russian-American-Company-chartered circumnavigation of the world he is stranded in Sitka, Alaska, from where Russian-American Manager Alexander Baranov sends him on a mission to the Hawaiian Islands. There he meddles in island politics, becoming the de facto ruler of Kaua'i with its last independent King Kaumuali'i and building forts there in 1816-7 which remain to this day. This book, the THIRD in a trilogy, describes the life of his wife Barbara who waits for him in St. Petersburg for over five years, and his adventures paying the way to Brazil, where he founds a colony called Frankenthal in the Bahia State, of thousands of German mercenaries and emigrant families for Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro I.< Less
Black Bear Holds a Hole in His Paws By Robert Lee
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Robert Lee is the author of the epistolary novel, Guiding Elliott (Lyons Press 1997). His writing has appeared in Montana Magazine, Cut Bank, Connotations, Talking River Review, Cold Drill, MO (now... More > Front Range), Cedilla, Northern Journeys, and in anthologies, New Montana Stories, and Poems across the Big Sky. Robert teaches poetry for the Missoula Writing Collaborative in Montana, Idaho and Alaska and tutors writing at the University of Montana. He was honored to spend September 2012 as Writer in Residence for the Island Institute in Sitka, AK. In October 2008, Robert accepted residency in Hydaburg, a small Haida Indian Village on Prince of Wales Island. By the time he got there, both the administrator and English teacher quit so Robert was put on payroll to teach four hours of English every day, one hour of PE, and one hour of Alaska Survival Cooking. This didn’t faze Robert, who answered the call: Oh boy. Hydaburg, here I come.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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