The list below represents the materials that are available for Alaska.  All of the titles listed here have information about the people or places of Alaska. Most of these books can be borrowed from your local library through their Inter-Library Loan (ILL) program.  Contact your local librarian for more information.

Many of the current publications are still available from the publisher of the work or other indicated source. The last page of this publication notes some bookstores in the state that may have the more obscure current Alaskan titles. Also, visit their websites, which often offer titles at discount prices.  Kindly note that this web site does not offer books for sale.


Adney, Tappan. The Klondike stampede / Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1994. 471p. Reprint edition of 1899 classic with new introduction by Ken Coates. Journalist Adney spent one year in the North at the beginning of the Gold Rush of 1897, and chronicled the peoples, events, places, routes. ISBN0774804904. LC95-100641. $19.95.

Adventures through Time : Readings in the Anthropology of Cook Inlet, Alaska : Proceedings of a Symposium/ compiled and edited by Nancy Yaw Davis and William E. Davis (Anchorage, AK : Cook Inlet Historical Society, 1996), 284 p., cloth, $40.00, ISBN1878462024 (121 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-3696). LC96-85078.

Affleck, Edward L. A Century of Paddlewheelers in the Pacific Northwest, the Yukon and Alaska (Vancouver : Alexander Nicolls Press, 2000), 98 pp., paper, $20.00 postpaid, ISBN 092003408X, #208, 2250 S.E. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V5P 2S2. Brief technical descriptions and summaries of the careers of hundreds of sidewheel and sternwheel steamboats.

Akrigg, G. P. V. and Helen B. Akrigg. British Columbia Place Names, 3rd edition (Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, 1997), 304 pp., cloth, $49.95, ISBN0774806362, University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2. A new edition of the BC classic to which the authors have dedicated over 40 years. Fascinating for browsers and an invaluable source for historians.

Alaska : a Great Past, a Rich Future (Kirkland, WA : Wyndham Publications, 1995), 320 p., cloth, $49.95, ISBN0963410032 (PO Box 45, Kirkland, WA 98083-0045). LC94-062215. "This book is intended to offer an overview of the past, the present, and the potential of Alaska, in an eclectic mix of chapters by various authors, covering almost every aspect of life in what has come to be known as the Great Land."

Alaska Ascents : World Class Mountaineers Tell their Stories, compiled by Bill Sherwonit (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1996), 289 p., paper, $16.95, ISBN0882404792 (PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210). LC96-3021. Denali and other peaks in Alaska challenge the best of the mountain climbers.

Alaska at War Symposium (1993: Anchorage, Alaska). Alaska At War, 1941-1945: The Forgotten Front Remembered: Papers from the Alaska at War Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, November 11-13, 1993 / edited by Fern Chandonnet (Anchorage: Alaska at War Committee, 1995), 455 p., cloth, ISBN: 0964698005, $39.95 plus $3.95 postage, Alaska Humanities Forum, 421 West lst Avenue, Suite 210, Anchorage, AK 99501. Text, illustrations, and maps for over sixty papers given at the November 1993 "Alaska at War" conference in Anchorage. wln95173564.

Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. Community information summaries / Juneau, AK : DCRA (Laura Walters, POB 112100, Juneau AK 99811-2100). Provides a brief overview of each community, including descriptions of the location, history, culture, climate, transpiration, economy, unemployment, income, poverty, schools and local contacts in each town. The information in also available on on-line on SLED.. wln94-382379. $25.00.

Alaska Geographic / Penny Rennick, ed. (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1996). A periodical, but each issue is usually cataloged as a separate book.

Four issues published yearly, paper, non-member price is $21.95 per issue (PO Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370). Each issue is on a single topic that is described with colorful photos and articles that explore the subject's historical, cultural, social, economic, and physical geography. 1996 (vol. 23) issues:

  1. Anchorage, Volume 23, Number 1, ISBN1566610303, wln96-144475.
  2. Native Cultures of Alaska, Volume 23, Number 2, ISBN1566610311, wln96-328424.
  3. The Brooks Range, Volume 23, Number 3, ISBN156661032X, wln97-062121.
  4. Moose, Caribou and Muskox, Volume 23, Number 4, ISBN1566610338, wln97-123785.

Alaska Gold Rush Pioneers of Juneau-Douglas Area, 1880-1921 (Juneau : Juneau Pioneers of Alaska Igloo & Auxiliary No. 6, 1998), 70 pp., paper, $10.00 plus postage, order from Marie Darlin, 415 Willoughby #506, Juneau, AK 99801. An illustrated brief history of early Juneau mining, followed by fifty single-page biographies of Juneau pioneers.

Alaska Gold Rush Trails Time Line: Ghost Towns, Routes to the Gold Fields, Stories of the Past (Juneau, AK : Alaska Division of Tourism and Alaska Office of History and Archaeology, 1995), 1 folded sheet printed on both sides, $3.00, Alaska Division of Tourism, P.O. Box 110801, Juneau, AK 99801-0801. This colorful poster commemorates the centennial of the 1890s gold rushes to the Yukon and Alaska. Routes to the gold fields and lists of historic buildings and relics appear on one side of this poster, while a timeline and snapshot stories of people, places, and events appear on the verso. sln95-92386.

Alaska Goldrush National Historic Landmarks : the Stampede North prepared by the National Park Service Alaska System Support Team (Anchorage : National Park Service, Alaska System Support Office, 1998), 16 pp., paperback, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. An overview of the five sites of gold-rush-related National Historic Landmarks in Alaska, including information on accessing each and its historic background.

Alaska in Maps : A Thematic Atlas / edited by Roger W. Pearson and Marjorie Hermans (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Fairbanks ; Alaska Department of Education ; Alaska Geographic Alliance, 1998), 99 pp., spiral bound, $35.00. ISBN1887419020, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Over fifty maps focus on the geographic characteristics of Alaska. Many charts and graphs with explanatory text are also available in this informative book for students from upper elementary grades through college. (Also listed in the Juvenile section.)

Alaska Newspapers on Microfilm, compiled by Mary C. Nicolson with Mary Anne Slemmons (Juneau : Alaska Newspaper Project, Alaska State Library, 1998), 301 pp., paperback, $25.00, Alaska Historical Collections, Alaska State Library, P.O. Box 110571, Juneau, AK 99811-0571. Exhaustive listing giving holdings, history, and publication information. Extremely useful charts show Alaskan and regional newspapers published for each location chronologically for easy identification of titles covering a specific time.

Alaska on My Mind. (Helena, Mont. : Falcon Publishing Inc., 1998), 120 pp., cloth, $29.95, ISBN1560443820, P.O. Box 1718, Helena, MT 59624, 1-800-582-2665. With photographs and classic quotes, provides a visit with Alaska's many faces, landscapes, creatures, and social life.

Alaska Passages : Voices from Above the 54th, edited by Susan Fox Rogers (Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, 1996), 238 p., paper, $15.95, ISBN1570610460 (615 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104). LC96-019611. "Contemporary writers tell original, true stories of adventure, work, life and place in the last frontier."

Alaska Roadhouse Recipes : Memorable Recipes from Roadhouses, Lodges, Bed and Breakfasts, Cafes, Restaurants and Campgrounds Along the Highways and Byways of Alaska and Canada (Bellevue, Wash. : Vernon Publications, Inc., 1997), 224 pp., paperback, $16.95, ISBN1878425595, 3000 Northup Way, Suite 200, Bellevue, WA 98004-1446, 1-800-726-4707. Recipes (and some stories) from a vast assortment of traditional Alaskan eateries.

Alaska State Museum. Search for the Northwest Passage : a bicentennial exhibition on the voyages of George Vancouver / Juneau, AK : Alaska State Museum, Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, Department of Education (395 Whittier St., Juneau, AK 99801-1718), 1994-. 15p. Catalog of the Vancouver exhibit held in 1994. wln94-297095. $6.00.

Alaska Stories : Tales from the Wild Frontier, edited by John and Kirsten Miller (San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1995), 182 p., paper, $11.95, ISBN0811806760 (275 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103). LC94-015574. Introduced by Michael Doogan, columnist for the Anchorage Daily News, this volume gathers great fiction and non-fiction by authors such as John McPhee, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Jack London, and Margaret Murie.

The Alaskan, November 1885-March 1887 : Newspaper Excerpts of Genealogical and Historical Interest, edited by Elizabeth Richardson (Ward Cove, Alaska : E.S. Richardson, 1997), 150 pp., paperback, ISBN0966039602, P.O. Box 662, Ward Cove, AK 99928. The editor has transcribed articles in their entirety from The Alaskan, at one time Alaska's only newspaper, and selected them primarily for their inclusion of names.

Alaskan Wilderness, edited by Tricia Brown (Bethesda, Md. : Discovery Communications, 1999) pp., paper, $19.95 + postage, ISBN: 1563318377, 1-800-889-9950. An overview of the natural history and geographic information about the Alaskan wilderness, enhanced with photographs, expert advice, and travel tips.

Alaska's ghosts, enigmas, outlaws and things that go bump! : folklore of the last frontier / compiled and edited by Mary J. Barry / Anchorage, AK : MJP Barry (323 West Harvard Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501), 1994. 136p. Legends and tales. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN0961700939. LC94-94998. $12.00pbk.

Alaska's Southern Panhandle . Volume 24, Number 1ofAlaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, c1997), 96p., $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 1566610354, P.O. Box 93370PR, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. Wln97212115. Geography and cultural history of this region, including Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Metlakatla, and Hyder

All That Glitters: A Centennial Exhibition on the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rushes Kenneth DeRoux, guest curator (Juneau, AK : Alaska State Museum, 1996), 35 p., paper, , $10.00 (Alaska State Museum Store, 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801). LC96-9622419 Exhibit catalog with colorful illustrations with information on the journey to the Klondike, supplies needed, helpful hints, maps, mining methods, and a timeline on the major gold discoveries in the Yukon and Alaska.

Allen, David K. Kenai pathways : a guide to the outstanding wildland trails of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula / Anchorage, AK : Alaska Natural History Association (605 W. 4th Ave. Suite 85, Anchorage, 99501), 1994. 37p. Notes access, trail conditions, recreation and special considerations along the trail, wildlife to see, and USGS quad map number. ISBN0930931149. wln9516934. $4.95pbk.

Anchorage pioneer family album / Cook Inlet Historical Society / Anchorage, AK : The Society (121 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-3676), 1994. Loose-leaf collection of photographs and historical information about 72 Anchorage pioneer families. "At least one member of each family lived in Anchorage before 1925 and at least one descendent member of the family continues to reside in the city." wln95-10121. $50.00.

Ancient Aleut Personal Names = Kadaangim Asangin / Asangis : Materials from the BillingsEexpedition 1790-1792, edited and interpreted by Knut Bergsland (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1998), 202 pp., paperback, $16.00, ISBN1555000657,Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. A linguist interprets 1,140 names from a census taken by the expedition, giving a glimpse of Aleut culture and values otherwise lost through the introduction of Christian names at about the same time.

Anders, Joyce J., as told to Rosalie E. L'Ecuyer. Anders of Two Rivers : A California Family Homesteads in Alaska (Fairbanks, AK : Jenny M. Publishers, 1997), 121 pp., paper, $9.95 plus $4.00 postage and handling, ISBN0965584402, PO Box 10901, Fairbanks, AK 99710. wln97-248007. Story of Anders family who, beginning in 1959, homesteaded in Two Rivers, a small community outside of Fairbanks.

Anderson, Douglas. Gold in Trib 1 Flying, Hiking and Gold Prospecting Adventure in Wild, Present - Day Alaska (Anchorage, AK : Publication Consultants, 1997), 195 pp., $12.95, ISBN188812511X, PO Box 221974. Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. wln97-12031. Two modern adventurers prospect for gold in the Ladue River region of interior Alaska.

Anderson, James "Andy," as told to Jim Rearden. Arctic Bush Pilot : From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness (Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, 2000), 255 pp., paper, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN 0945397836, P.O. Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Memoirs of a former Navy pilot who pioneered bush plane service in the Koyukuk River area in the 1950s and 1960s.

Andresen, Decema Kimball. Memories of Latouche (Anchorage: Publication Consultants, 1997), 38 pp., paper, $8.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 1-888125-17-9, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. wln98-011484. The author grew up at the Prince William Sound copper mine on Latouche Island.

Andrews, Susan B. and John Creed. Authentic Alaska : Voices of its Native Writers (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1998), 177 pp., cloth, $35.00, ISBN0803210418, 312 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. Anthology of writing by over 40 contemporary Natives attesting to a spirit of survival despite the turmoil of cultural upheaval, bearing witness to significant change among their people.

Annabel, Russell. Alaskan Adventures: Volume I -The Early Years (Huntington Beach CA: Safari Press, 1996), 280 p., cloth, $50.00 plus postage (15621 Chemical Lane, Bldg. B, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1506). First of a projected four-volume series which will collect the noted outdoor writer's hunting stories, from the 1930s to 1970s. [Already out of print, per call to publisher in October 1996.]

Arctic Information and Data : a Guide to Selected Resources compiled and edited by Martha Andrews and members of the US Polar Information Working Group. 2nd edition (Fairbanks, AK : Arctic Research Consortium of the United States, 1996), 56 p., paper, (ARCUS, 600 University Avenue, Suite 1, Fairbanks, AK 99709).. wln96-145821. Lists libraries, resource people and basic bibliographic sources for the study of the Arctic.

Armstrong, Robert H., and Marge Hermans. Alaska's Natural Wonders : a Guide to the Phenomena of the Far North (Portland : Alaska Northwest Books, 2000), 94 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 0882405268, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Natural history and folklore of glaciers, aurora borealis, earthquakes, volcanoes, bore tides and more.

Arts and Architecture in Alaska's Past: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Historical Society, Sitka, Alaska, November 9-12, 1989 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1996), 150 p., comb-bound, ISBN 0-940521-075, $16.00 for members, $19.00 for non-members, plus $2.00 postage (PO Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299). wln97-057178.

Aspen, Jean. Arctic son : Fulfilling the Dream (Birmingham, AL : Menasha Ridge Press, 1995), ISBN 0897321731, $19.95, 3169 Cahaba Heights Road, Birmingham, AL. Living in the Brooks Range, the author passes wilderness values on to the next generation; complements her 1988 book, Arctic Daughter: a Wilderness Journey. LC 94-43621

Associated General Contractors of Alaska. Alaska's Builders: 50 Years of Construction in the 49th State (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, 1998), 239 pp., paper, $29.95 plus postage, ISBN188812539X, P.O. Box 221974, Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. An illustrated tribute to "the proud tradition and contributions of the builders of Alaska."

Averill, Lloyd J., and Daphne K. Morris. Northwest Coast Native and Native-style Art : a Guidebook for Western Washington (Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, 1995), 215 p., paper, $19.95, ISBN0295974680 (PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). LC95-21962. Includes Washington dealers who carry Alaska native arts and crafts.

Backhouse, Frances, and Adrian Dorst. Hiking with Ghosts : the Chilkoot Trail, Then and Now (Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 1999), 129 pp., paper, $18.95 plus postage, ISBN 1551922762, 9050 Shaughnessy Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 6E5. Overview of favorite hiking trail then and now.

Backhouse, Frances. Women of the Klondike (Vancouver : Whitecap Books,1995), 212 p., paper, ISBN 1551103753, $16.95, 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 2C4. Account of women who joined the gold rush to the Klondike at the turn of the century. wln95-214022.

Bader, Chris. Strange Northwest : Weird Encounters in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington  (Surrey, B.C.; Blaine, WA: Hancock House, 1995), 144 p., ISBN 0888393598, paper, $11.95, 1431 Harrison Avenue, Blaine, WA 98230-5005. Bizarre tales from newspapers that feature Bigfoot, aliens, UFOs among others. cn95-9101519.

Bailey, Ronald T. Frozen in Silver: The Life and Frontier Photography of P. E. Larson (Athens, OH : Swallow Press, 1998), 287 pp., cloth, ISBN0804009996, $44.95 plus postage, or paper, ISBN0804010005, $24.95 plus postage, Scott Quadrangle, Athens, OH 45701. Swedish immigrant, P. E. Larss (later Larson), became a frontier photographer, working his way West through Minnesota, California, and British Columbia before joining the Klondike Gold Rush and making his fortune. He later set up his studio in Nevada and eventually settled in Oregon.

Balzar, John. Yukon Alone : the World's Toughest Adventure Race (New York : Henry Holt, 2000), 304 pp., cloth, $25.00, ISBN 0805059490. "An inside look at the world's most grueling contest follows participants in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race on a 1,023-mile race across frozen rivers, icy mountain passes, and state-sized tracts of uninhabited land to complete the course."

Barer, Burl, Murder in the Family (New York : Kensington Pub. Corp., 2000), 319 pp., paper, $6.50, ISBN 0786011351, 850 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Recounts 1987 killings of mother and two children in Anchorage and subsequent arrest and trial of killer, a relative of the Newman family.

Barney, Amy Lou. Amy Lou's Alaska : An Intimate Portrait by Photographer and Pilot Amy Lou Barney/ photographs by Amy Lou Barney; text by Renee Guerin (Juneau AK: A .L. Barney, 1997), 73 pp., paper, $ , PO Box 20886, Juneau, AK 99802. Wln97075790. Selection of over a hundred black and white images the reflect the rich diversity of Alaskan life from Ketchikan to Goodnews Bay, 1937-1951.

Barry, Mary J. A History of Mining on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, revised edition, (Anchorage: M.J.P. Barry, 1997), 296 pp., paper, ISBN 0-9617009-5-5, $30.00 plus postage, 323 West Harvard Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC 96-095346. Expanded edition of the author's 1973 classic.

Barry, Mary J. Jack and Nellie Brown : Pioneer Settlers of Anchorage, Alaska (Anchorage : MJP Barry, 2000), 142 pp., paper, $25.00 plus postage, ISBN 0961700971, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Life stories of the first permanent residents of Anchorage, who arrived on their honeymoon in 1912 and stayed until their deaths six decades later.

Barry, Mary J. Seward, Alaska: A History of the Gateway City, Volume III: Growth, Tragedy, Recovery, Adaptation, 1924-1993 (Anchorage: MJP Barry, 1995), 400 p., paper, ISBN O961700947, $37.50 plus postage, 323 West Harvard Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC 86-071202.

Barske, Dianne. Mostly Music : the Story of Lorene C. Harrison, Alaska's Cultural Pioneer (Anchorage : Publications Consultants, 2000), 248 pp., paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 1888125616, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Life story of Anchorage's first music teacher, who has actively served the community for seven decades.

Barsukov, Ivan. Innokentii mitropolit Moskovskii i Kolemenskii : bpo ego sochineniiam, psimam i razskazam sovremennikov (Italy: FimaAlesia Press, 1997), 769+ pp., price unknown, ISBN5871630111. wln97-321736. In Russian; originally published in 1883. Life of Veniaminov who became St. Innocent, reprinted to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the saint's birth. Facsimile edition commissioned by the Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Innocent, Moscow, and financed by the Yakutia House and government of the Yakutia Republic.

Beairsto, Shelagh, project coordinator, Rampart House, Stories Told by Our Elders: Stories Collected, Edited and Published by the Students at Te'sek Geht'roonatun Zzeh College (Old Crow: Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Lands & Resources Department, 1993), 70 pp., paper, P.O. Box 102, Old Crow, YT Y0B 1N0. Students of Old Crow College interview elders and visit the site of this abandoned border community on the Porcupine River.

Beck, Mary Giraudo. Ka'gun'da : George James Beck, Alaskan Pioneer Teacher, Missionary, Leader (Ketchikan : Rocky Point Publishing, 1999) 142 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN0966947819, 2855 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan AK 99901. Biography of a teacher who began his Alaska career at the Presbyterian Sitka Training School in 1895.

Belov, M. I. Russians in the Bering Strait, 1648-1791, / translated by Katerina Solovjova and edited and with an introduction by J. L. Smith (Anchorage : White Stone Press, 2000), 138 pp., cloth, $15.00 plus postage, ISBN 0962672726, 2314 Marian Bay Circle, Anchorage, AK 99515. Originally published in Moscow in 1956, Belov's book was titled Arctic Voyages from Ancient Times to the Middle of the Ninetenth Century. Added as appendices are four other newly translated short historical pieces about Russian eighteenth century voyages to North America.

Bender, Norman J. Winning the West for Christ: Sheldon Jackson and Presbyterianism on the Rocky Mountain Frontier, 1869-1880 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996), 265 pp., cloth, ISBN 0-8263-1670-0, $40.00 plus postage, 1720 Lomas Avenue, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1591. LC96-004421. The early career of Alaska's most famous Protestant missionary, up to the time when he started his Alaska mission work.

Benice, Ronald J. Alaska tokens / Lake Mary, FL : Token and Medal Society (POB 951988, Lake Mary, FL 32795), 1994. First issued in 1980, this is the 2nd edition of book about Alaskan numismatics, much expanded. It is "specifically about unofficial monetary substitutes, or tokens, issued and used in Alaska before statehood." Well organized, authoritative with some Alaska territorial history. ISBN0918492106. LC93-61240. $39.95.

Bennett, Bo. Rods & Wings : a History of the Fishing Lodge Business in Bristol Bay, Alaska (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, 2000), 384 pp., cloth, $39.95 plus postage, ISBN 1888125624, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. History of the role of float planes and their pilots in developing world-class sport fishing in southwestern Alaska.

Bercee, Loverne. A Story of Glacier Valley : True Tales from the Top of Mt. Alyeska, Girdwood, Alaska (Anchorage : Professional Colorgraphics Printing & Publishing, Inc., 1998) 119 pp., paper, $12.50 + postage, P.O. Box 465, Girdwood, AK 99587. A compilation of personal stories about life in Girdwood and Mt. Alyeska, including the 1964 earthquake.

Berger, Thomas R. Village Journey: The Report of the Alaska Native Review Commission (New York: Hill & Wang, 1995), 201 p., paper, ISBN 080901579X, $10.95 plus postage, 19 Union Square West, New York, NY 10003. Reprint of the 1985 edition with a new six-page preface by the author. LC 94049572.

Bergsland, Knut. Aleut dictionary: unangam tunudgusii: an unabridged lexicon of the Aleutian, Pribilof, and Commander Islands Aleut languages / Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska (POB 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680), 1994. 739p. A major work of scholarship divided into two major parts: basic words and derivatives and suffixes, plus many appendices which explain and demonstrate Aleut culture and contacts with outsiders in the age of exploration. ISBN1555000479. LC92-44852. $37.50.

Bergsland, Knut. Aleut Grammar = Unangam Tunuganaan Achixaasixˆx : a descriptive reference grammar of the Aleutian, Pribilof, and Commander Islands Aleut Language (Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center), 360 pp., paper, University of Alaska Fairbanks, PO Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. LC97-38814. Series: Alaska Native Language Center Research Papers, no. 10.

Bergsland, Knut, editor and interpreter. Ancient Aleut Personal Names = Kadaangim Asangin/Asangis : Materials from the Billings Expedition, 1790-1792 (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1998), 202 pp., paper, $16.00 plus $4.50 postage, ISBN 1555000657, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. A glimpse of Aleut culture through an examination of Russian-American tax records.

Black, Lydia, ed. A Good and Faithful Servant : the Year of Saint Innocent : an exhibit commemorating the bicentennial of the birth of Ioann Veniaminov, 1797-1997, edited by Lydia Black, assisted by Katherine L. Arndt (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Fairbanks & Alaska State Veniaminov Bicentennial Committee, 1997), 87 pp., paper, $10.00 plus $4.00 postage. wln98-053250. Catalog for an exhibit commemorating the bicentennial of the birth of Ioann Veniaminov, early Russian missionary, translator, architect and finally, head of the Orthodox Church of Russia.

Black, Lydia. A History and Ethnohistory of the Aleutians East Borough (Fairbanks : Limestone Press, 1999) 385 pp., cloth, $37.50 + $4.00 postage, ISBN 189590126X, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks AK 99775-0860. Provides a comprehensive view of the history of each Borough community and its economic development.

Bleakley, Geoffrey T. A History of the Chisana Mining District, Alaska, 1890-1990 (Anchorage: National Park Service, 1996), 148 pp., paper, order from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park/ Preserve, PO Box 439, Mile 105.5 Old Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573. Includes a list of names for the district from the 1920 census.

Blender, Emmalee. Streets to the Past : The Historic Street Name Guide for Petersburg, Alaska (Petersburg : Clausen Memorial Museum, 1999) 132 pp., paper, $11.00 + postage, P.O. Box 708, Petersburg AK 99833. Illustrated with photographs; most are of fishing boats, which seems appropriate for this southeast Alaskan fishing community.

Boaz, Franz. Wealth of thought: Franz Boaz on Native American art / edited by Aldona Jonaitis / Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994. Edited by the director of the University Museum at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, this volume brings together the writings of the well-known ethnologist who focused much of his energy on the Pacific Northwest. ISBN0918492106. LC94-61240. $50.00hbd.; $24.95pbk .

Bockstoce, John. Whales, Ice and Men (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1995), 400 p., paper, ISBN 0295974478, $29.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. "Reprint with corrections" of this classic illustrated account of Yankee whaling in the western Arctic. wln96-037177

Bodeau, Jean. Katmai : National Park and Preserve, Alaska (Anchorage : Alaska Natural History Association : Greatland Graphics, 1992), 205 pp., paperback, $14.95 + $3.00 shipping, ISBN0936425164, Alaska Public Lands Information Center, 605 West Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Complete guide to one of the nation's premiere national parks, including photos, maps, and supplemental information on four adjacent conservation areas.

Bolkhovitinov, Nikolai N. Russian-American Relations and the Sale of Alaska, 1834-1867, translated and edited by Richard A. Pierce, (Fairbanks: Limestone Press, 1996), 394 pp., cloth, $35.00 plus $3.50 postage, ISBN 1895901065, P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Cn97016077. First published as Russko-Amerikanskie otnosheniiai prodazha Aliaki, 1834-1867 in 1990, study details the antecedents and the execution of the sale of Russian America to the United States. Extensive bibliography and documentation; no. 45 in Alaska History series.

Book of the Tongass, edited by Carol Servid and Don Snow (Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 1999) 297 pp., paper, $18.95 + postage, ISBN 1571312269, 1-800-520-6455. Thirteen Alaskans describe the region's spectacular forest and wildlife, its economic opportunities, and in two pieces by Tlingit storytellers, its oral history.

Boucher, Caroline. Empreinte : presence francophone au Yukon (1825-1950); t.1: Liste alphabetique; t.2 Recueil historique (Whitehorse, YT : Association Franco-Yukonnaise, 1997), 2 vol., paperbound, $17.50US, ISBN2922348008 (v.1), ISBN2922348016 (v.2), C.P. 5205, Whitehorse, YT Y1A4Z1. Wln98089285. Name list and biographies of French-speaking settlers in the Yukon, with the source of the information noted after each entry.

Bowermaster, Jon. Birthplace of the Winds : Adventuring in Alaska's Islands of Fire and Ice (Washington, DC : Adventure Press/National Geographic), 264 pp., cloth, $26.00 plus postage, ISBN 0792275063, 1145 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036-4688. Four adventurous kayakers explore the Islands of the Four Mountains in the middle of the Aleutians.

Bowers, Don. Back of the Pack : An Iditarod Rookie Musher's Alaska Pilgrimage to Nome (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, 1998), 395 pp., paperback, $17.95, ISBN1888125241, P.O. Box 221974, Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. With no mushing experience and little money, the author started from scratch to put together a dog team and run the Iditarod.

Boyd, Robert T. The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence : Introduced Infectious Diseases and Population Decline Among Northwest Coast Indians, 1774-1874 (Vancouver : UBC Press ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1999) 403 pp., cloth, $50.00 + postage, ISBN 0295978376, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. Examines the introduction of infectious diseases among the Indians of the Northwest Coast culture area (present-day western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, and southeast Alaska) in the first century of contact and the effects of these new diseases on Native American population size, structure, interactions, and viability. The emphasis is on epidemic diseases and specific epidemic episodes.

Braarud Fine Art. Sydney Laurence (1865-1940) - Anecdotes, Myths, Opinions: A Collection of Laurence Paintings for Sale (LaConner, WA: Braarud Fine Art, 1996), 31 pp., paper, PO Box 717, LaConner, WA 98257. wln98-644872. Essay and 20 color reproductions of paintings by this Alaskan.

Bradley, Charles C. Aleutian echoes / Fairbanks AK: University of Alaska Press, 1994. 275p. Experiences of member of 10th Mountain Infantry Division and North Pacific Combat School assigned to Aleutians in 1944 to train men in survival.. Artist, Bradley's confrontation with the environment is combined with his interest in natural history and the beauty he finds. Includes rare color photos of the Aleutian campaign. ISBN0912006749hbd; 0912006757pbk. LC94-17938. $35.00; $25.00pbk.

Branson, John B. Bristol Bay, Alaska, From the Hinterlands to Tidewater: A Grassroots Pictorial, 1885-1965 (Anchorage : Alaska Support Office, National Park Service, 1998), 119 pp., paper, ISBN0941555046, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Limited edition album of annotated photographs and newspaper clippings, compiled and reproduced by the Ranger-Historian for Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.

Breece, Hannah. School Teacher in Old Alaska: the Story of Hannah Breece (New York: Random House, 1995), 302 p., ISBN 0679441344, $23.50, 400 Hahn Road, Westminster, MD 21157. Forty-five when she came to Alaska in 1904, Hannah Breece's memoirs, rewritten by her grandneice Jane Jacobs, tell of teaching in the wilderness until 1918. LC 95-2486.

Brewster, Mary. "She Was a Sister Sailor": The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster, 1845-1851 / edited by Joan Druett (Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1992), 449 p., cloth, $39.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0913372609, (order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501). LC94-111649.

Brice, Jennifer. The Last Settlers, photos by Charles Mason (Pittsburgh : Duquesne University Press, 1998), 171 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN820702900, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. Begun by the authors, both Alaska residents, in 1991, the examination of the lives of two twentieth-century pioneer families became a documentation of the end of the American migration to the frontier. One of the families settled near Lake Minchumina, the other near the Ahtna village of Slana.

Brinck, Wolfgang. The Aleutian Kayak : Origins, Construction, and Use of the Traditional Seagoing Baidarka (Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press, c1995.), xi, 176 p., ISBN 0070078939 (alk. paper), $19.95, P.O. Box 220, Camden, ME 04843. How to design and construct an authentic baidarka in your basement or garage for $200. LC 94-43165.

Bringhurst, Robert. A Story as Sharp as a Knife : the Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2000), 527 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN 080321314X or paper, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 0803261799, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. A translation and study of stories, poems, and history collected by ethnographer John Swanton.

Bringhurst, Robert. Nine Visits to the Mythworld : Ghandl of the Qahahl Llaanas (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2000), 224 pp., cloth, $29.95 plus postage, ISBN 0803213166, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. A month of stories told by "the blind poet of Sunshine and Sealion Town," collected by ethnographer John Swanton in 1900 and 1901 in the Queen Charolotte Islands.

Brower, Charles D. Fifty years below zero: a lifetime of adventure in the Far North / [Fairbanks, AK]: University of Alaska Press, 1994. 324 p. In 1883, Charles Brower came to the Arctic to investigate coal mining possibilities near Cape Lisburne. Except for occasional trips, he remained within the Arctic Circle for the rest of his life. He shares the high adventure, telling what he learned about whaling, pioneering and about the native people with whom he lived. Reprint of 1942 edition with new preface by Terrence Cole. ISBN0912006684 (acid-free paper). LC94-9812. $20.00.

Brown, Stephen Gilbert. Words in the Wilderness : Critical Literacy in the Borderlands (Albany : State University of New York Press, 2000), 229 pp., paper, $17.50, ISBN 0791444058, or cloth, $54.50, ISBN 0791444058, order from Cook Inlet Book Company. Study of literacy; blends vivid personal accounts and theoretical analysis in this account of teacher's experience teaching to Athabascan Indians in Alaska.

Brown, Steve. Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the Eighteenth through the Twentieth Century (Seattle : Seattle Art Museum and University of Washington Press, 1998), 216 pp., cloth, $70.00 plus postage, ISBN0295976578, or paper, $40.00 plus postage, ISBN0295976586, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Lavishly illustrated museum exhibit catalog.

Brown, Steven C., editor. Spirits of the Water : Native Art Collected on Expeditions to Alaska and British Columbia, 1774-1910 (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000), 207 pp., paper, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN 0295979860, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Catalog for an exhibit organized by Fundacion "la Caixa" of Barcelona, Spain; originally published in Spanish.

Brown, Steven C. Sun Dogs & Eagle Down : the Indian Paintings of Bill Holm (Seattle, WA : Vancouver : University of Washington Press : Douglas & McIntyre, c2000), 198 pp., $35.00, cloth, ISBN 29597947X, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Comprehensive collection paintings of North American Indian life, including many from the Pacific Northwest.

Brown, Tricia. Fairbanks : Alaska's Heart of Gold, a Traveler's Guide / photographs by Roy Corral (Portland, OR : Alaska Northwest Books, 2000), 94 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 0882405284, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. "Alaska Pocket Guide" to Alaska's second largest city.

Brown, Tricia. The World-Famous Alaska Highway : a Guide to the Alcan and Other Wilderness Roads of the North (Golden : Fulcrum Pub., c2000), 287 pp., paper, $21.95 plus postage, ISBN 1555914462. Traveler's guide for driving the Alcan and other Alaska highways, noting historic sites, attractions, recreation, and automotive concerns.

Brown, William E. Denali : symbol of the Alaskan wild : an illustrated history of the Denali-Mount McKinley region, Alaska / Virginia Beach : Donning (184 Business Park Drive, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23462), 1993. Author served as an historian for the National Park Service for thirty years; includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN089858608. LC93-569. $29.95.

Bryce, Robert M. Cook & Peary : The Polar Controversy, Resolved (Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 1997), 1133 pp., cloth, $50.00, ISBN 0811703177, 5067 Ritter Road, Machanicsburg, PA 17055. LC96-38215. Complete account of these two explorations, presenting all of the relevant evidence in order to yield a definitive resolution to the Polar Controversy: which one reached the North Pole first?

Buchholdt, Thelma. Filipinos in Alaska, 1788-1958 (Anchorage : Aboriginal Press, 1996), 187 p., paper, $18.00, ISBN0965541509, (600 Barrow St., Suite 402, Anchorage, AK 99501). LC96-949940. An Asian Alaskan Cultural Center history in Alaska documentation project. This is the first book that traces history and culture of the Filipinos in Alaska from the record of the first merchant seaman in the last quarter of the Eighteenth Century through the community just before Statehood.

Bruemmer, Fred. Arctic memories: living with the Inuit. / Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993. 160p. Writer and photographer recounts his visits and experiences in Arctic Native communities during the last 30 years; includes a chapter on Diomede Island. Many color photographs. ISBN1550134612. cn93-93759. $32.95.

Bunyan, Ian. No ordinary journey : John Rae, Arctic explorer, 1813-1893 / Montreal : McGill - Queen's University Press; Edinburgh : National Museums of Scotland, 1993. 116p. Essays in the life of a nineteenth century Scottish physician in the Canadian Arctic. ISBN0948636394. LC93-186021. $44.95.

Burch, Ernest S., Jr., The Inupiaq Eskimo Nations of Northwest Alaska (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1997), 425 pp., cloth, ISBN 0-912006-95-1, $49.95 or paper, ISBN 0-912006-96-X, $31.95 plus $3.50 postage, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. LC98-014682. "Social geography of this far corner of the continent as it was during the early historic period."

Burch, Ernest S., Jr. The Inupiaq Eskimo Nations of Northwest Alaska (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1998), 473 pp., cloth, ISBN0912006951, $49.95 plus $3.50 postage, or paper, ISBN091200696X, $31.95 plus $3.50 postage, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. A social geography which contends that autonomous societies equivalent to nations existed in this area until the late nineteenth century. Won the 1999 Benjamin Franklin Award (for books published in 1998, sponsored by the Publishers Marketing Association for excellence in editing and design) for the multicultural category.

Busch, Briton C., and Barry M. Gough, editors. Fur Traders from New England : the Boston Men in the North Pacific, 1787-1800, The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis & James Gilchrist Swan (Spokane : Arthur H. Clark, 1997), 137 pp., cloth, $29.50 plus postage, ISBN 0870622617, P.O. Box 14707, Spokane, WA 99214. Annotated documents and excerpts from the early fur trade.

Buzzell, Rolfe G. Flat and Iditarod 1993-1995 Oral History Interviews (Anchorage: Bureau of Land Management and Department of Natural Resources, 1997), 288 pp., comb-bound, order from Office of History and Archaeology, 3601 C Street, Suite 1278, Anchorage, AK 99503-5921. wln98-096752. Summaries of interviews with seven individuals associated with these southwest Alaskan mining communities.

Buzzell, Rolfe G., and Darrell L. Lewis. Historic Building Survey Report, Flat, Alaska (Anchorage: Bureau of Land Management and Department of Natural Resources, 1997), 187 pp., comb-bound, Office of History and Archaeology, 3601 C Street, Suite 1278, Anchorage, AK 99503-5921. wln98-096353.

Byrd, Richard E. To the Pole : the Diary and Notebook of Richard E. Byrd, 1925-1927, edited by Raimund E. Goerler (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio State University Press, 1998), 161 pp., cloth, $19.95, ISBN0814208002, 1070 Carmack Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210, 800 437-4439. Did Byrd really fly over the North Pole first? The editor, OSU archivist, discovered these in 1996 while cataloging Byrd's papers. But they seem to only muddy the waters even more rather than clarifying the controversy.

Caldwell, Francis E. Cassiar's Elusive Gold (Victoria : Trafford Publishing, 2000), 156 pp., paper, $13.95 plus postage, ISBN 1552123375, 2333 Government Street, Suite 6E, Victoria, BC V8T 4P4. Story of British Columbia's nineteenth century Cassiar gold rush.

Carlton, Rosemary. Sheldon Jackson, The Collector (Juneau : Alaska State Museums, 1999) 95 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, Sheldon Jackson Museum, 104 College Drive, Sitka AK 99835. A study of Jackson, the nineteenth-century Presbyterian missionary, as a collector of Alaskan Native artifacts.

Campbell, John Martin. North Alaska Chronicle: Notes from the End of Time (Santa Fe : Museum of New Mexico Press, 1998), 160 pp., cloth, ISBN0890133530, $45.00 plus postage, or paper, ISBN0890133549, $29.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 2087, Santa Fe, NM 87504. Traditional Nunamiut culture and lifeways depicted through the eyes of Anaktuvuk Pass resident Simon Paneak; includes drawings and historical photographs.

Capra, Doug. A Handful of Pebbles: Stories from Seward History (Seward: Yankee Sourdough Publications, 1995), 60 p., paper, ISBN 096465170X, $8.00 + $2.00 postage, P.O. Box 1574, Seward, AK 99664. "Six stories from Sewards' past interspersed with fifteen historic photographs of people and scenes." WLN 95-93678.

Carroll, Suzanne, editor. Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths Reported in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 1940-1949 (Fairbanks : Fairbanks Genealogical Society, 2000), 237 pp., comb-bound, $29.00 postpaid, P.O. Box 60534, Fairbanks, AK 99706-0534. Even the names of the deceased in the "Notices to Creditors" classified ads are included among some 15,000 entries.

Carter, Robert Randolph. Searching for the Franklin Expedition : the Arctic Journal of Robert Randolph Carter, edited by Harold B. Gill, Jr. and Joanne Young (Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1998), 201 pp., cloth, $33.00, ISBN1557503214, U.S. Naval Institute, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402. A day by day account of the 1850-1851 expedition in search of the British naval captain, his two ships, and 129 men of the Royal Navy who had vanished into a frozen region of northern Canada on a quest for the Northwest Passage in 1845.

Catton, Theodore. Inhabited Wilderness : Indian, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska (Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1997), 287 pp., cloth, ISBN0826318266 or paper, ISBN0826318274. LC97004873. Evolution of public policy and intellectual underpinnings of Alaska land, noting the contradictions in the desire to preserve the natural "wilderness" which in reality is some of the oldest inhabited land in North America.

Chandonnet, Ann. Alaska's Arts, Crafts & Collectibles (Anchorage : Chandonnet Editing and Research : distributed by Todd Communications, 1998), 193 pp., paperback, $20.55, ISBN0966299906, 203 West Fifteenth Avenue, Suite 102, Anchorage, AK 99501. A comprehensive combination of directory and dictionary, the alphabetic listing of "materials, art forms, and motifs" provides a definition of the form or material then lists other information, for example sources, designers, practitioners, and manufacturers, but lacks contact information. Useful appendixes and index.

Chandonnet, Ann. Anchorage : Early Photographs of the Great Land (Skagway : Wolf Creek Books, 2000), 128 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 0968195563, Box 0769, Skagway, AK 99840. Short pictorial history of Alaska's largest city.

Chaput, Don. Nellie Cashman and the North American Mining Frontier (Tucson: Westernlore, 1995),186 p., ISBN 0870260936, $19.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 35305, Tucson, AZ 85740. Biography of a tough frontier woman who, after thirty years in the desert Southwest, joined the Klondike gold rush and spent twenty-five years in Alaskan gold camps. LC 95-60928.

Chaussonnet, Valerie, editor. Crossroads Alaska: Native Cultures of Alaska and Siberia (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995), 112 p., paper, ISBN 1560986611, $19.95 plus postage, order from Dept. 900, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17294-0900. Catalog for an exhibit derived from the Smithsonian's Crossroads of Continents exhibit. LC 950804.

Chisholm, Colin. Through Yup'ik Eyes : an Adopted Son Explores the Landscape of Family (Portland : Alaska Northwest Books, 2000), 304 pp., cloth, $23.95 plus postage, ISBN 0882405330, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Journey of discovery about his heritage takes author to distant places from his home in California, including Kotlik, Alaska, as he explores his mother's origins.

Christensen, Ione J. Chilkoot: The Gold Rush Trail (Whitehorse : Cameras North, 1994), 32 pp., paper, $6.95 plus $6.00 postage, order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B2. Album of contemporary color photographs taken along the trail.

Clark, A. McFadyen. Who Lived in this House?: A Study of Koyukuk Semisubterranean Houses, Mercury Series, (Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1996), 282p., paper, $24.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0660159589, (distributed by University of Washington Press, PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). Study of a house style shared by Inupiat Eskimos and Koyukon Athabaskan Indians in the northwestern interior of Alaska.

Clark, Donald W. The Early Kachemak Phase on Kodiak Island at Old Kiavak (Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1997), 129 pp., paper, $21.95 plus postage, ISBN 0660159678. Report describes the University of Wisconsin's 1963 excavations on Kodiak Island.

Clark, Donald W. Fort Reliance, Yukon: An Archaeological Assessment , Mercury series no. 150 (Hull, PQ: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1995), 247 p., paper, ISBN 0660140322, $24.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 3100, Station B, Hull, PQ J8X 4H2. Report on excavation of a site just downstream from Dawson. cn95-980029.

Clark, Donald W., and A. McFadyen Clark. Batza Te'na : trail to obsidian : archaeology at an Alaskan obsidian source / Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1993. 315p. Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey, Paper 147: reports of findings from 4 years of extensive archaeological surveys and excavations at Alaska's most important source of obsidian, including tool making sites, campsites, and traces of trading networks throughout Alaska and Northwestern Canada. Highly technical. ISBN066014016. $27.95.

Clark, Lee Ben. Mission Improbable : Using Fantasy Documents to Tame Disaster (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999) 217 pp., cloth, $25.00 + postage, ISBN 0226109410, 1-800-621-2736. Contains a lengthy section on the planning and the reality of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.

Clayton, Patti H. Connection on the Ice : Environmental Ethics in Theory and Practice (Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998), 303 pp., cloth, $69.95, ISBN1566396158, or paperback, $24.95, ISBN1566396166, University Services 083-42, 1601 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19122-6099. On Friday, October 7, 1988, Roy Ahmaogak of Barrow, Alaska, discovered three young gray whales trapped in ice off the Arctic coast. The three-week rescue operation that followed cost more than a million dollars and grew to include a host of corporate, governmental, scientific, and individual participants.

Clemens, Janet and Chris Allan. World War II in Alaska : A Resource Guide for Teachers and Students (Anchorage : Alaska Support Office, National Park Service, 1999) 14 pp., comb-bound, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage AK 99503. Selected bibliographies on twelve different themes form the core of this booklet; Alaskan libraries and museums with WWII materials are also listed, as are selected internet sites.

Clemens, Janet and Frank Norris. Building in an Ashen Land : Katmai National Park and Preserve Historic Resource Study (Anchorage : National Park Service Alaska Support Office, 1999) 204 pp., paper, Lake Clark Katmai Studies Center, 4230 University Dr., Ste. 311, Anchorage AK 99508. An illustrated history of this unique western Alaskan park unit.

Clifford, Howard. Alaska/Yukon Railroads : An Illustrated History, Steven Hauff, editor, (Arlington, WA : Oso Publishing, 1999) 248 pp., cloth, $42.95 + postage, ISBN 096475214X, 31328 N. Brooks Creek Road, Arlington WA 98223. Originally published in 1981 as Rails North: The Railroads of Alaska and the Yukon, this new edition adds fifty pages and incorporates "a significant amount of new research material."

Clifford, Howard, editor, Correspondence of a Crook: An Insight into the Life of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith (Seattle: Sourdough Enterprises, 1997), 24 pp., paper, $5.75 plus postage, ISBN 091180305X, 16401 3rd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98166. wln97-270077. Pages from the notorious Skagway outlaw's scrapbook, originally published in the Alaska-Yukon Magazine in 1907 and 1908.

Clifford, Howard, editor, Soapy Smith, uncrowned king of Skagway (Seattle: Sourdough Enterprises, 1997), 24 pp., paper, $11.95 plus postage, ISBN 091180305X, 16401 3rd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98166. LC97-185263. Gambler and saloon keeper who ruled Skagway during the early tumultuous years of the Kondike gold rush, was a complex and hard to understand individual.

Coates, Ken, and Carin Holroyd. A Traveller's Guide to Northern British Columbia (Prince George, B.C. : Caitlin Press, 1995), 285 p., ISBN 0920576567, $19.95 Can, Harbour Publishing P.O. Box 219, Madeira Park, B.C., Canada, VON2HO. Guidebook by noted historian. LC 95-232984.

Cobb, Norma, and Charles W. Sasser. Arctic Homestead : the True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds (New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000), 300 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN 0312261985, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. A man, woman and 5 children homestead in the Minook Valley north of Fairbanks in 1973.

Cochrane, Marjorie. Between Two Rivers: The Growth of Chugiak-Eagle River (Chugiak: Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society, 1997),208 pp., paper, ISBN 0943712122, $9.95 plus $3.00 postage, PO Box 670573, Chugiak, AK 99567. wln98-456337. Reprint of 1982 local history, with added section "The Eagles Return to Yukla Valley" by Lee Jordan.

Cochrane, Marjorie. Between Two Rivers : the Growth of Chugiak-Eagle River, Alaska, updated edition (Anchorage : Alaska State Historical Commission, 1997 1983), 192 pp., paperback, $19.95, ISBN0943712122, 3601 C Street, Suite 1278, Anchorage, AK 99503-5921. The fiftieth anniversary of its founding serves as the occasion for the revision and reissue of this long out-of-print 1982 work, with an added update, "The Eagles Return to Yukla Valley."

Cohen, Stan. 8.6: The Great Alaska Earthquake, March 27,1964 (Missoula: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1995),140 p., paper, ISBN 092952196X, $12.95 + $4.00 postage, 713 South Third St. West, Missoula, MT 59801. Includes over 200 photographs, some in color, of effects of this devastating earthquake. LC 95-67027.

Cohen, Stan. The Alaska Flying Expedition: The U.S. Army's 1920 New York to Nome Flight (Missoula, MT : Pictorial Histories Publications, 1998), 112 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN157510041X, 713 South Third, Missoula, MT 59801. Tells the story of the three-month round-trip flight in a log of each leg, accompanied by surviving photographs of the journey.

Cohen, Stan. Highway on the sea: a pictorial history of the Alaska Marine Highway System / Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1994. 48p. Photographs and brief history tell the story of the State ferries, 1950s to present. ISBN 0929521870. wln94-250729. $7.95

Cohen, Stan. A Klondike Centennial Scrapbook (Missoula: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1996), 184 p., paper, $24.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN1575100142X (713 South Third St. West, Missoula, MT 59801). "Movies, music, guides, photographs, artifacts and personalities of the great Klondike gold rush," many drawn from the collection of Candy Waugaman of Fairbanks.

Cole, Dermot. Fairbanks : A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds (cloth)/Fairbanks : The Golden Heart of Alaska (paper) (Fairbanks: Epicenter Press, 1999) 224 pp., cloth, $22.95 + $5 postage, ISBN 0945397798, or paper, $14.95 + $5 postage, ISBN 0945397739, Box 82368, Kenmore WA 98028-0368. Written by a long-time columnist for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, this is part of the publisher's "City History Series."

Cole, Douglas. Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Artifacts (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995), 373 p., paper, ISBN 0806127775, $15.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 787, Norman, OK 73070-0787. Reprint of 1985 edition, with a new preface by the author. LC 95-035735.

Cole, Terrence. The Cornerstone on College Hill : an illustrated history of the University of Alaska Fairbanks/ Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1994. 393p. Written in honor of the 75th anniversary of UAF's founding, this illustrated history commemorates the traditions and unique education of the last traditional land grant college established in the United States. ISBN19931123150457.8. LC93-40545. $35.00.

Collins, Miki and Julie Collins. Riding the Wild Side of Denali : Alaskan Adventures with Horses and Huskies (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1998), 224 pp., paperback, $14.95 + $5.00 postage, ISBN094539764X, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Twin sisters living a traditional lifestyle in the vast Interior wilderness describe their experiences with their sled dogs and uniquely sturdy Icelandic horses.

Conkle, LeNora. Hunting: The Way it Was in our Changing Alaska; an Alaskan Master Guide's Years of Hunting on the Pact Ice for the Great White Bear-and Hunts for Grizzly and Brown Bears and all Alaska Big Game (Anchorage, AK :Publications Consultants, 1997), 216 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN188812508X, PO Box 221974, Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. LC96-070834. Big Game hunting in the 1950s,'60s, and '70s in Alaska.

Cook, Ann Mariah. Running North : A Yukon Adventure (Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 1998), 312 pp., cloth, $21.95, ISBN1565122135, or paperback, $12.95, ISBN1565122534, or large print (Wheeler Pub.), ISBN156895638X, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, P.O. Box 2225, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2225. Account of how the author, her husband, and their young daughter moved to Alaska to run the Yukon Quest, the toughest sled dog race in the world.

Cook, James. The Journals of Captain James Cook, edited by John C. Beaglehole (Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer in association with Hordern House, 1999) four volumes plus a portfolio of charts and views, $1070.00 + postage, ISBN 0851157440, P.O. Box 41026, Rochester NY 14604-4126. Reissued by arrangement with its original publisher, the Hakluyt Society, this indexed and annotated edition of Cook's three voyages has long been out of print. Only the third voyage, published here in two volumes totaling more than 1600 pages, passed through Alaskan waters.

Cook, Linda. Elmendorf Air Force Base, Volume I : Historic Context of World War II Buildings and Structures ([Anchorage : Alaska Support Office,] National Park Service, 1999) 106 pp., paper, 2525 Gambell Street, Anchorage AK 99503-2892. Illustrated history of this Anchorage Air Force installation and a survey of its buildings, except for those built between 1940-45, which will appear in Volume II.

Cook, Linda and Frank Norris. A Stern and Rock-Bound Coast: Kenai Fjords National Park Historic Resource Study (Anchorage : National Park Service, Alaska Support Office, 1998), 429 pp., paper, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. One in a series of publications describing the prehistory and history of National Park units in Alaska. This study develops a broad historic context for the outer coast, its heroes, and their contributions to the region's history.

Cooper, Doreen C. Archeological Investigations in Skagway, Volume 7: Residential Life on Block 39 (Skagway : U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1998), 380 pp., paper, request from Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, P.O. Box 517, Skagway, AK 99840. A study of cultural remains from a now-vacant lot in the gold rush boom town.

Corbin, Wilford. A World Apart : My Life Among the Eskimos of Alaska (Homer : Wizard Works, 2000), 274 pp., paper, $19.95 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN 1890692034, P.O. Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603. A young North Carolina couple comes north to teach in Wales and Scammon Bay during the 1950s.

Crowell, Aron. Archaeology and the Capitalist World System: a Study from Russian America, with an appendix by Donald W. Clark (New York: Plenum Press, 1997), 286 pp., hardbound, $54.95, ISBN0306456699, 233 Spring Street, New York NY 10013-1578. LC97-40644. Look at the disruption of an indigenous culture caused by the incursion of capitalism, focusing on findings from excavation of the 1780s fur trading site of Three Saints Harbor, Kodiak Island and contemporary eyewitness reports.

Cruikshank, Julie. The Social Life of Stories: Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1998), 211 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN0803214901, 312 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. A study of indigenous oral narratives and their roles in Yukon Native society, by a professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia. 

Cuppage, Francis E., M.D. James Cook and the Conquest of Scurvy (Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994), $55.00 + postage, 163 p., ISBN 0313291810, P.O. Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881-5007. A study of Captain James Cook's use of fresh plants to defeat scurvy, the dreaded disease of explorers, in the eighteenth century. LC 94-003050.

Dalby, Ron. The Alaska guide / Golden, CO : Fulcrum Publishing, 1994. 224 p. Describes different regions, noting transportation, accommodations, festivals and special events, wilderness areas and wildlife, and outdoor activities for each; no maps, but good explanations. ISBN1555911315. LC93-41008. $16.95.

________. The Alaska Highway: an insider's guide / Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Pub., 1994. 203p. Road to Alaska, why drive to Alaska, kind of vehicles, preparation of vehicles, what to bring, choosing a route and the guide to routes. Sample itineraries and routing. ISBN1555911714. LC93-13870. $15.95.

Dahlheim, Marilyn E., David K. Ellifrit, and Jack D. Swenson. Killer Whales of Southeast Alaska : a Catalogue of Photo-identified Individuals (Seattle, Wash, : National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, c1997). 79 pp., 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. wln97283694. Photographs of 250 identified individual killer whales documented in SE Alaska between 1984 an 1996.

Darack, Ed. 6194, Denali Solo (Davis, CA : Ed Darack Photography, 1995), 168 p., paper, $14.00, ISBN 1884980805 (PO Box 2091, Davis, CA 95617). LC94094043. Lone climber conveys not only what it is like to explore Mt. McKinley and gain the peak (6194 meters above sea level), but also what extreme adventures such as this can teach us about ourselves.

Darnell, Frank, and Anton Hoem. Taken to Extremes : Education in the Far North (Oslo, Norway : Stockholm, Sweden : Scandinavian University Press, 1996), 299 p., cloth, $37.00, ISBN8200225887 (North American Office, 875 Massachusetts Ave., Ste. 84, Cambridge, MA 02139). wln96268682. Examines the history of education and the contemporary issues of schooling in the circumpolar countries outside of Russia.

Dauenhauer, Richard. Conflicting Visions in Alaskan Education (Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Veniaminov Bicentennial Project, 1997), 48 p, paper, $5.00, ISBN1877962317. wln98053239. Revised and updated to be published during the bicentennial of Veniaminov's birth, the author compares the life, work, and attitudes towards religion and culture of two prominent men in Alaska's history: Sheldon Jackson and John Veniaminov.

Dauenhauer, Richard and Nora Marks. Haa Kusteeyi, our culture: Tlingit life stories / Seattle: University of Washington Press; Juneau: Sealaska Heritage Foundation, 1994. This third volume of the series, "Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature," features life histories of more than 50 men and women, including a section on the founders of the Alaska Native Brotherhood. Includes a lengthy introduction which explains the milieu in which the subjects of these life histories came of age. ISBN0295974001hbd, 029597401Xpbk. LC94-28657. $50.00hbd, $24.95pbk.

Daugherty, Paula M. and Becky M. Saleeby. Elmendorf Air Force Base Homestead Study (Anchorage : National Park Service, Alaska Support Office, 1998), 82 pp., paper, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Illustrated history of the cultural remains of civilian homesteads which were incorporated into Elemendorf Air Force Base, near Anchorage, in the early 1940s. 

Davidson, George. The tracks and landfalls of Bering and Chirikof on the northwest coast of America / Fairfield, Washington : Ye Galleon Press, 1994. 44 p. Reprint of 1901 publication which attempts to identity the landfalls of Bering and Chirikof in the 18th century. ISBN0877705275. LC94-2736. $9.95.

Davidson, George. Tracks and Landfalls of Bering and Chirikof on the Northwest Coast of America (Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1994), 44 p., ISBN 0877705275, $9.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 287, Fairfield, WA 99012. Reprint of 1901 account identifying landfalls of the eighteenth-century explorers. LC 94-002736.

Davis, Richard C. Lobsticks and Stone Cairns : Human Landmarks in the Arctic (Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1996), 326 p., paper, CN$29.95, ISBN1895176697 (2500 University Drive N. W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4). cn96-910557. Profiles of Arctic explorers and their activities in the Canadian Arctic from the sixteenth century to those who are still active today.

Davis, Robert M. Alaska Tales: Flying is Fun? (Juneau, AK : LapCat Publications, 1994), 62 p., paper, $8.95, ISBN0964199807 (PO Box 20465, Juneau, AK 99802-0465). LC 94-096150. Anecdotes from the author's thirty years of travel around the state from the 1960s through the 1990s when he worked first for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and then the Alaska Department of Education.

Davis, Robert M. Alaska Tales 2 : Goin' With the Floes (Juneau, AK : LapCat Publications, 1994), 127 p., paper, $9.95, ISBN0964199815 (PO Box 20465, Juneau, AK 99802-0465). LC95-076138. More unique Alaskan experiences!

DeArment, Robert K. Alias Frank Canton (Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 1996), 402 p., cloth, $29.95, ISBN0806128283 (PO Box 787, Norman, OK 73070-0787). LC95-38758. His many adventures in the West included experiences as a peace officer and gold prospector in the Circle and Rampart areas during the Klondike gold rush.

DeArmond, Robert N. From Sitka's Past (Sitka: Sitka Historical Society, 1995), 259 p., paper, $34.95 plus postage, ISBN0964485214 (330 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835). wln95-071507. A selection of 49 newspaper columns on historical topics, by a noted journalist and historian.

DeArmond, Robert N. A History of the Kettleson Memorial Library, the Public Library of Sitka, Alaska, 1923-1998 (Sitka : [Kettleson Memorial Library], 1998), 36 pp., paper, 320 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835-7553. Illustrated history of the library, its various locations, and the people who made it possible.

DeArmond, Robert N. Old Gold: Historical Vignettes of Juneau, Alaska, edited by June Hall and Renee Guerin, 2nd revised edition (Juneau : Gastineau Channel Historical Society and KINY, 1997), 68 pp., $15.95 plus postage, order from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801. A new edition of the 1985 collection written to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of radio station KINY.

DeArmond, Robert N. The USS Saginaw in Alaska Waters, 1867-1868 (Kingston, Ont. ; Fairbanks : Limestone Press : University of Alaska Press [distributor], 1997), 145 pp., cloth, $22.00, ISBN1895901103 (Alaska history no. 46), P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. The first U.S. warship built on the Pacific coast sails the inner waterways of Southeast Alaska to explore and survey, but ends up taking punitive actions against several Tlingit settlements.

DeArmond, Robert N. A Voyage in a Dory : From Sitka to Tacoma by Oars, Sail and Tow Rope (Sitka : Arrowhead Press, 1999) 88 pp., paper, $13.95 + postage, ISBN 1929292007, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau AK 99801, 1-800-478-1000. The Southeast Alaska historian describes his 1931 adventure.

DeArmond, R. N. Movie Man : the Life and Times of William David Gross, 1879-1962, editing and epilogue by Karleen Alstead Grummett, [Sitka : R. N. DeArmond, 2000?], 34 pp., paper. Biography of a Jewish immigrant who arrived in Alaska during the Gold Rush and built a movie theater chain headquartered in Juneau.

DeArmond, Robert N. and Patricia Roppel. Baranof Island's Eastern Shore: "The Waterfall Coast" (Sitka : Arrowhead Press, 1997), 63 pp., paper, $10.00 plus $4.00 postage, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. A guide to the history of part of a large island in southeast Alaska, illustrated with maps, charts, and historical photographs.

DeArmond, R. N., and Patricia Roppel. Baranof Island's Eastern Shore; "The Waterfall Coast" (Sitka, Alaska : Arrowhead Press) 66 pp., paper, $10.00 plus $4.00 postage. wln98-218608. Description of each area along this island shoreline - includes primarily historic and geographic information illustrated with b&w photographs and maps.

De La Hunt, Jill. Exploring the Alaska-Yukon bordercountry: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Kluane National Park Reserve, Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge / photography and sidebars by John W. Page / Minocqua, WI : NorthWord Press, 1994. (Available from Alaska Natural History Association, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 85, Anchorage, AK 99501) Presents a brief overview of history, geology, and ecology of the region followed by a special section on each park or reserve. Excellent photography, with author's perspectives and comments. ISBN1559714301 (hbd); 1559714387pbk. LC94-19315. $29.95 hbd; $19.95pbk.

De Laguna, Frederica. Fog on the Mountain (Homer: Kachemak Country Publications, 1995), 275 p., paper, $14.95 + postage, P.O. Box 2386, Homer, AK 99603. Reprint of a murder mystery by the eminent anthropologist, originally published for the Doubleday Crime Club in 1938. LC 9575337.

De Laguna, Frederica. Travels Among the Dena : Exploring Alaska's Yukon Valley (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000), 369 pp., cloth, $50.00 plus postage, ISBN 029597902X, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5094. Archeological reconnaissance of the middle and lower Yukon River in 1935, illustrated with photos and maps and integrated with reports of earlier explorers.

Debets, G. F. The Paleo-Anthropology of the Early Eskimos (Ipiutak and Tigara), translated by Richard L. Bland (Anchorage: National Park Service, Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 1999) ca. 75 pp., comb-bound, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage AK 99503-2892. Translation of a 1986 study of human remains collected by Froelich Rainey and Helge Larsen at Point Hope between 1939 and 1941.

Decaneas, Antony. Bradford Washburn : Mountain Photography (Seattle, Wash. : The Mountaineers, 1999) 142 pp., cloth, $60.00 + postage, ISBN 0898866898, or paper, $29.95 + postage, ISBN 0898866901, 1001 S.W. Klickitat Way, Suite 201, Seattle WA 98134. Traveling the world for eight decades, mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn has documented the landscape around the world. This has black and white aerial photographs taken mainly in Alaska, but also some from the Swiss Alps and the American Southwest.

Decker, Julie. Icebreakers : Alaska's Most Innovative Artists (Anchorage : Decker Art Services, 1999) 332 pp., cloth, $65.00 + $8 postage, ISBN 0967070902, P.O. Box 101403, Anchorage AK 99510. Highlights the work of 54 Alaskan artists with biographical information, examples of their work, and many photographs, some color. Also includes essays on art in Alaska.

Degnan, Frances Ann. Under the Arctic Sun : The Life and Times of Frank and Ada Degnan (Unalakleet: Cottonwood Bark, 1999), 365 pp., paper, $19.98 + postage, ISBN 0966965000, P.O. Box 33, Unalakleet AK 99684-0033. Memories, interviews and photographs of the Unalakleet area.

Denfeld, Colt. The Akutan Whaling and Naval Fueling Station: A History (Anchorage: Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1996), 22 pp., paper, PO Box 898, Anchorage, AK 99506-0898. wln97-017044. Illustrated account of an Aleutian outpost.

Denfeld, D. Colt. The Cold War in Alaska: A Management Plan for Cultural Resources, 1994-1999 (Anchorage: Alaska District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1994), 327 p., paper, P.O. Box 898, Anchorage, AK 99506-0898. Inventory and history of military construction from the early 1950s through the 1980s. LC 95-166055.

Denton, Pedro. Boats of Alaska : An Artist's Guide to Alaska's Commercial Fishing Boats (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, 1998), 80 pp., paperback, $24.95, ISBN1888125284, P.O. Box 221974, Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. The author's paintings cover basic fishing activities along Alaska's coast, depicting boats at work in their natural environments.

Dick, Gerri and Dean Littlepage. Yukon River Guide : a Journey Through Time : From Dawson City to Circle (Anchorage : Alaska Natural History Association, 1998), 63 pp., paperback, $17.95, ISBN0930931211, 401 West First Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Describes the upper river and its land, the geography and natural history, checklists of gear and of birds, plus 20 maps to follow the route.

Dickey, Robert M. Gold Fever: A Narrative of the Great Klondike Gold Rush, 1897-1899, edited by Art Petersen, (Auke Bay, Alaska: Klondike Research, 1997), 279 pp., paper, $29.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 096579380X.LC97-067328. A missionary's adventures during the gold rush, illustrated with photographs.

Dickinson, Christine Frances, and Diane Solie Smith. Atlin: The Story of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush (Atlin: Atlin Historical Society, 1995), 379 p., paper, , CN$18.99 plus CN$6.00 postage, ISBN0771082509 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YIA 2B2). wln96-287573. While thousands of prospectors were attempting to reach the Klondike, gold was discovered near Atlin Lake in northwestern British Columbia.

Dikov, N. N. Asia at the Juncture with America in Antiquity (The Stone Age of the Chukchi Peninsula), translated by Richard L. Bland(Anchorage: National Park Service, 1997), 248 pp., paper, Beringia Program, National Park Service, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. wln98-035041. Translation of a 1993 work on the archaeology of Chukotka.

Dikov, N. N. Mysteries in the Rocks of Ancient Chukotka (Petroglyphs of Pegtymel'), translated by Richard L. Bland (Anchorage : National Park Service, Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 2000), 171 pp., paper, request from 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Translation of a 1971 study of prehistoric arctic rock art in the Russian Far East.

Dillon, Patrick. Lost at Sea : an American Tragedy (New York : Dial Press, 1998), 264 pp., cloth, $23.95, ISBN0385314213, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. A journalist examines how the Americus/Altair disaster is indicative of the problems with American fishing, an industry that annually tops the list of "Most Dangerous Occupations," and what has been done in the tragedy's aftermath.

Divin, V. A. To the American Coast: The Voyages and Explorations of M. S. Gvozdev, the Discoverer of Northwestern America, (K beregam Ameriki: plavaniia i issledovaniia M.S. Gvozdeva, pervo otkryvatelia Severo-Zapadnoi Ameriki) translated by Anatoli Perminov and edited by J. L. Smith (Anchorage: White Stone Press, 1997), 138 pp., cloth, $15.00 postpaid, ISBN 0962672718, 3600 East 67th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99507. LC97-061615. A translation of the 1956 Moscow edition, this book recounts the Russian discovery of Alaska in 1732 by Mikhail S. Gvozdev.

Dixon, E. James. Bones, Boats & Bison : Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America (Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1999) 322 pp., cloth, $49.95 + postage, ISBN 0826320570, or paper, $24.95 + postage, ISBN 0826321380, 1-800-249-7737. This revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America. E. James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big-game hunters following mammoths across the Bering Land Bridge and paints a vivid picture of marine mammal hunters, fishers, and general foragers colonizing the New World.

Dixon, Michael P. Alaska Bound: Life of Travels and Adventure in the Far North (Douglas, AK : Dixon Paperback, Co., 1996), 180 p., paper, $13.95, ISBN0963998102 (PO Box 240804, Douglas, AK 99824-0804). LC94-093811. Essays by author who traces some of the routes explored by Jack London.

Dobrowolsky, Helen. Law of the Yukon: A Pictorial History of the Mounted Police in the Yukon (Whitehorse: Lost Moose Publishing Co., 1995), 192 p., ISBN 0969461283 (paper.), ISBN 0969461267 (cloth), $39.95 plus postage, 58 Kluane Crescent, Whitehorse, YT YIA 3G7. cn95-910263.

Dolitsky, Alexander B., editor. Tales and Legends of the Yupik Eskimos of Siberia, translated by Henry N. Michael (Juneau : Alaska-Siberia Research Center, 2000), 147 pp., $18.00, paper, ISBN 0965389138, P.O. Box 34871, Juneau, AK 99803. Fifty-nine tales, legends, and myths translated with a short note on the source.

Donald, Leland. Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 379 pp., cloth, $40.00 plus postage, ISBN 0520206169, University of California Press c/o California/Princeton Fulfillment Services, Inc., 1445 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ 08618. LC96-046162. Ethnographic and historical analysis of slavery in traditional Northwest Coast cultures; includes comparison of the status of slaves with that of war captives.

Doogan, Mike. Fashion Means your Fur Hat is Dead : a Guide to Good Manners and Social Survival in Alaska illustrated by Dee Boyles. (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, c1996), 157 p., paper, $14.95 plus $4.00 shipping, ISBN 0945397542 (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC96-86224. Anchorage Daily News columnist and humorist presents his version of an Alaska "code of conduct."

Dorden, Mary Lou, and Deborah Nicholson, edited by Anne Kessler and Naomi Stockdale. Women and minorities in Alaskan aviation / Juneau, AK : Alaska Department of Education (Equity Project, 801 W. 10th St., Ste. 200, Juneau, AK 99801), 1994. 69p. This curriculum guide covers early aviation, careers in aviation, and aviation safety. Each section includes a biography of a woman and a minority person in that field and provides curriculum activities. wln94-304149. $6.00.

Dorsey, Kirkpatrick. The Dawn of Conservation Diplomacy : U.S.-Canadian Wildlife Protection Treaties in the Progressive Era (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998), 311 pp., cloth, $35.00, ISBN0295976764, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Contends that successful conservation treaties came only after conservationists learned to use scientific evidence, public sentiment, and economic incentives in their campaigns for protective legislation.

Douglass, Don, and Reanne Hemingway-Douglass. Exploring the Inside Passage to Alaska : a Cruising Guide from the San Juan Islands to Glacier Bay (Bishop, CA : Fine Edge Productions, c1995), 399 p., ISBN 0938665332 $29.97, Route 2, Box 303, Bishop, CA 93514. General guide for skippers; gives local knowledge for exploring coasts: maps, anchorages. LC9447529.

Douglass, Don, and Reanne Hemingway Douglass. Exploring Southeast Alaska : Dixon entrance to Skagway : Details of Every Harbor and Cove : Itineraries of the Inside Passage San Juan Islands to Glacier Bay (Anacortes, WA : Fine Edge Productions, c2000), 543 pp., paper, $59.95 plus postage, ISBN 0938665588, 13589 Clayton Lane, Anacortes, WA 98221. Guidebook with great details for the Southeast Alaska cruising community.

Driscoll, Cynthia Brackett. One Woman's Gold Rush: Snapshots from Mollie Brackett's Lost Photo Album, 1898-1899 (Kalamazoo: Oak Woods Media, 1996), 128 p., paper, $12.00, ISBN 088196007 (PO Box 19127, Kalamazoo, MI 49019). LC96-12942. Skagway and Atlin history with photos taken by the daughter-in-law of Skagway's wagon-road builder.

DuFresne, Jim. Hiking in Alaska (Hawthorn, Vic. : London : Lonely Planet, 2000), 304 pp., paper, $19.99 plus postage, ISBN 1864500387, available at Cook Inlet Book Company. Overview of hiking trails for each region, giving background, permits needed, transportation options, and what might be seen.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment : From Prehistory to the Present (New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999) 608 pp., cloth, $75.00 + postage, ISBN 0810936895, 100 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10011. Illustrated, comprehensive study of jewelry, beadwork, clothing, and ceremonial objects from ancient times to the present, made by indigenous peoples throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico. Two chapters (approximately 15% of the book) directly address Arctic and Sub-Arctic Native cultures, each of which includes parts of Alaska.

Duesenberg, H. Milton. Alaska Highway Expeditionary Force: A Roadbuilder's Story (Clear Lake, IA: H & M Industries, 1995), 196 p., $32.95 cloth or $24.95 paper plus $2.75 postage, P.O. Box 252, Clear Lake, IA 50428. Illustrated account of the building of the Alaska Highway in the 1940s, based on interviews with private contractors who worked on the project. LC 94-076660.

Dumond, Don E., and James W. VanStone. Paugvik : a Nineteenth-Century Native Village on Bristol Bay, Alaska (Chicago : Field Museum of Natural History, 1995), 109 p., $23.00, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496. (One of series: Fieldiana: Anthropology, new series, No. 24. Results of archaeological excavations at an important settlement on the Alaska Peninsula. wln95-187739.

Duncan, Kate, with Eunice Carney. A Special Gift : the Kutchin Beadwork Tradition (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1997), 104 pp., paper, $19.95, ISBN0912006889, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 9975-6240. LC97-041710. Reissue of 1988 title that covers history of Alaska and Yukon Athapaskan beadwork, including regional differences with examples and patterns of contemporary beadwork; new foreword by Doris Ward and new introduction.

Dunn, John Asher. Sm'algyax : a Reference Dictionary and Grammar for the Coast Tsimshian Language (Seattle : University of Washington Press ; Juneau : Sealaska Heritage Foundation, 1995), 259 pp., paperback, $37.50, ISBN0295974192, Sealaska Heritage Foundation, One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 201, Juneau, AK 99801-1249. Facsimile reprint of John Dunn's classic, previously two-volume, work published by the Canadian Museum of Civilization in the late 1970s.

Durbin, Kathie. Tongass : Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest (Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, c1999), 328 pp., paper, $19.91 plus postage, ISBN 087071466X , 101 Waldo Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-6407. Environmental advocate's account of the history of two pulp mills in Southeast Alaska that harvested low-cost timber from the Tongass National Forest from their establishment after World War II to the present and the ecological, political, and social consequences of their rise and fall.

Durr, R. A. Down in Bristol Bay : High Tides, Hangovers, and Harrowing Experiences on Alaska's Last Frontier (New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999) 219 pp., cloth, $23.95 + postage, ISBN 0312205295, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Sixties dropout from East Coast academia becomes a fisherman and Alaskan.

Dykstra, Monique. My Heart on the Yukon River: Portraits from Alaska and the Yukon (Pullman, WA : Washington State University Press, 1997), 126 pp., paper, $24.95, ISBN 0874221579, PO Box 645910 Pullman, WA 99164-5910. LC97-26116. Photographer Dykstra canoes down the Yukon recording tales of some who live there; 45 black and white portraits.

Dzugan, Jerry and Dan Falvey. Spawn, Spat, and Sprains : a Manual for Aquaculture Safety in Alaska (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Sea Grant College Program, 1998), 84 pp., paperback, $6.00, ISBN1566120551, P.O. Box 755040, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5040. Provides illustrated information on safety risks and methods of risk reduction for aquaculture employees.

The Early History of the Alaska Permanent Fund : Perspectives on the Origins of Alaska's Oil Savings Account (Juneau, AK : Permanent Fund Corporation, 1997), 76 pp., P.O. Box 4-1000, Juneau 99802. wln97100468. CONTENTS: A founder's reflections on the early days of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation / by Elmer Rasmuson -- The creation of the Alaska Permanent Fund: a short history / by Joan Kasson -- The Permanent Fund Dividend Program: Alaska's noble experiment / by Clifford John Groh and Gregg Erickson -- Alaska's Permanent Fund: legislative history, intent and operations / by the Rural Research Agency, Alaska State Senate.

The Economics of a Disaster : the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill / Bruce M. Owen...[et al.].(Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 1995), 200 p., ISBN 0899309879, $55.00, Imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Rd. W. Box 5007, Westport, CT, 06881. Economic analysis of question of oil spill affects on the price of seafood. LC 95-3782.

Ellis, Pat. From Fish Camps to Cold Storages; a Brief History of the Petersburg Area to 1927 ([Petersburg, AK : Clausen Memorial Museum, 1998), 102p., $8.00 + postage. Order from: P.O. Box 708, Petersburg, AK 99833. Covers Petersburg's first thirty years.

Ellis, Robert E. (Bob) and Margaret R. (Peg) Ellis. What … No Landing Field? : Adventures of an Alaska Seaplane Pilot, edited by Elizabeth Richardson (Ward Cove : E.S. Richardson, 1998), 167 pp., paperback, $24.95, ISBN0966039610, E.S. Richardson, P.O. Box 662, Ward Cove, AK 99928. This reissue of the original 1969 edition tells the story of a pioneer Alaska aviator and founder of Ellis Air Lines and life in the Alaska Territory.

Emanuel, Richard P. The Golden Gamble, Volume 24, Number 2 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1997), 96 pp., paper, $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 1566610362, P.O. Box 93370PR, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. wln97-282675. Pictorial account of the gold rush era and the changes it brought to Alaska and the rest of the Pacific Northwest.

Emanuel, Richard P. Living Off the Land, Volume 27, Number 4 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 2000), 96 pp., paper, $21.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN 1566610508, P. O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. A look at traditional and modern subsistence practices throughout Alaska.

Emanuel, Richard P. Steve McCutcheon's Alaska, Volume 25, Number 1 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1998), 96 pp., paper, $21.95 plus $4.00 postage, P.O. Box 93370PR, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. Tribute to a life-long Alaskan and photographer with selections from sixty years of photographs. Anchorage Museum of History and Art now holds these images in their collections.

Engfer, Julie and Michelle Roberts, editors, International Symposium on Mining (Circa 1850-2000 and Beyond): Proceedings Publication (Fairbanks: Festival Fairbanks, 1997), 349 pp., paper, $33.00 postpaid, P.O. Box 74086, Fairbanks, AK 99707. Papers delivered at the conference held in Fairbanks September 9-14, 1997; includes much history from the gold rush era.

Enrico, John James and Wendy Bross Stuart. Northern Haida Songs (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1996), 519 p., cloth, $85.00, ISBN0803218168 (312 North Lincoln Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484). LC96-4211. An ethnomusicologist and a linguist collaborate in this major study of Haida music and folk songs.

Eppenbach, Sarah. Baked Alaska : Sweet Comforts of the North Country (Anchorage, AK: Alaska Northwest Books, 1997), 96 pp., cloth,$16.95, ISBN 088240492X, order from PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210. LC97-010544. Seventy Alaskan recipes for baking tea breads, muffins, custards, cobblers, pies, scones, and cookies.

Expressions of experience: art by interior Alaskans / edited by M. B. Michaels / Sky High Publications, POB 40045, Clear, Alaska 99704, 1994. 73p.

The Exxon Valdez Disaster : Readings on a Modern Social Problem, 2nd ed., edited by J. Steven Picou [et al.] (Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 1999) 337 pp., paper, $45.95 + postage, ISBN 0787256854, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. The communities caught in the path of the oil spill or lying within easy reach of it were damaged in unmistakable if subtle ways. This textbook gathers papers from sociological viewpoints, allowing us a many-dimensioned look at one of the most important environmental disasters of modern times.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill : Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters , edited by Peter G. Wells, James N. Butler, and Jane Staveley Hughes (Philadelphia : ASTM, 1995), 949 p., bound, ISBN 0803118961, $100, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA. "Papers presented at the Third Symposium on Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment held in Atlanta, Georgia on 26-28 April 1993. LC95-25366.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium (1993 : Anchorage, Alaska)/ Proceedings of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium/ edited by Stanley D. Rice...[et al.] (Bethesda, MD : American Fisheries Society, 1996), 931 p., ISBN0913235954 (5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 110, Bethesda, MD 20814-2199). LC96-085358.

Fair, Susan W., and Rosita Worl, editors. Celebration 2000 : Restoring Balance through Culture / with contributions by Kenneth Austin (Juneau, AK : Sealaska Heritage Foundation, 2000), 206 pp., paper, $15.00 plus shipping, One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 201, Juneau, AK 99801-1249. Twenty-three major contributions by traditional and academic scholars on Southeast Alaskan topics including Alaskan history, language, culture, arts, and literature; contibutors include the editors as well as Walter Soboleff, Frederica de Laguna, Richard and Nora Dauenhauer, Steven C. Brown, Sergei Kan, Steve Langdon and many others.

Fairbanks (Alaska). Clay Street Cemetery burial list, Fairbanks, Alaska / Fairbanks, AK : The City, 1994. 33p. Alphabetical list of names, dates of birth, dates of birth and death, locations in cemetery. wln94-300708.

Fairy Tales and Myths of the Bering Sea Chukchi, edited by Alexander B. Dolitsky; translated by Henry N. Michael (Juneau, AK : Alaska-Siberia Research Center, 1996), paper, 125 p. $15.00 ISBN0965389103 (PO Box 34871, Juneau, AK 99803). wln96343021. Translation of 56 Chukchi folklore and stories first published in 1974 Russian edition, edited by E. Meletinski.

Fairy Tales and Myths of the Bering Strait Chukchi, edited by Alexander B. Dolitsky, 2nd edition (Juneau : Alaska-Siberia Research Center, 1997), 136 pp., paperback, $15.00, ISBN0965389111, P.O. Box 34871, Juneau, AK 99803. Intricate design, careful attention to cultural detail, expansive scope, and intriguing themes in more than 60 tales make it both educational and entertaining. Includes glossary and bibliography.

Falk, Marvin W. Alaska (Oxford: Clio Press, 1995), 219 p., cloth, ISBN 1851091416, $80.00 plus postage, Old Clarendon Ironworks, 35A Great C1arendon Street, Oxford OX2 6AT, UK. Part of the "World Bibliographical Series," compiled by the University of Alaska Fairbanks' rare books librarian. wln96-050662.

Farthest North: the quest for the North Pole / edited by Clive Holland. New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1994. 305p. Describes with eyewitness accounts various north polar expeditions from the early 1800's to 1993. Includes bibliographic references. ISBN0786701285. $23.00.

Feeney, Robert E. Polar Journeys: The Role of Food and Nutrition in Early Exploration (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1997),304 pp., cloth, ISBN 0841233497, $41.95 or paper, ISBN 0-912006-97-8, $27.95 plus $3.50 postage, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 9975-6240. LC97-049810. Biochemist presents case that explorers lived and died by the quantity of their food and the quality of their nutrition.

Fejes, Claire. Cold Starry Night (Fairbanks, AK : Epicenter Press, 1996), paper, $19.95 plus $4.00 shipping, ISBN0945397550 (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC96-043182. Excerpts and stories from this Alaskan artist's journal that she began in 1946, when she accompanied her husband to Fairbanks and then into the Bush.

Fejes, Claire. People of the Noatak. Volcano, CA : Volcano Press, 1994. Reprint of the 1966 edition. In the 1960s, artist Claire Fejes made five long visits to the people of two Eskimo villages--Noatak and Point Hope. Paintings and drawings. ISBN1884244009. LC93-47388. $18.95.

Ferrell, Ed, comp. and ed. Biographies of Alaska-Yukon pioneers, 1850 -1950 / Bowie, MD : Heritage Books, 1994. Alphabetically arranged, this uses newspapers and magazines as sources to present biographical materials on some of the early settlers of Alaska and the Yukon. ISBN0788400878. wln95-8587. $24.00.

Ferrell, Ed. Biographies of Alaska- Yukon Pioneers, 1850-1950, Volume 2 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1996), 371 p., paper, $29.50 plus $4.00 postage (1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 301, Bowie, MD 20716). LC95-105172. A second volume of four hundred biographies with source notes, most from the period 1880-1910, collected by a longtime resident of Juneau.

Ferrell, Ed. Biographies of Alaska-Yukon Pioneers, 1850-1950, Volume 3 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997), 353 pp., paper, $28.50 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN 0788407-015, 1540-E Pointer Place Ridge, Suite 301, Bowie, MD 20716. LC95-105172. A third volume containing four hundred biographies with source notes, written by a longtime resident of Juneau.

Ferrell, Ed. The Dangerous North (Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, Inc., 1998), 162 pp., paperback, $15.00, ISBN0788410652, 1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 301, Bowie, MD 20716, 1-800-398-7709. A collection of 26 accounts of death and survival that chronicle the harsh realities of life on the northern frontier.

Ferrell, Ed. Frontier Justice (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1998), 146 pp., paper, $17.50 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN078840881X, 1540-E Pointer Place Ridge, Suite 301, Bowie, MD 20716, 1-800-398-7709. Adventures in law and order from Alaskan history.

Ferrell, Ed. Strange Stories of Alaska and the Yukon (Fairbanks, AK : Epicenter Press, 1996), 160 p., paper, $13.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0945397518 (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC96-005220. "Unexplained phenomena with a northern twist-all the stories come from Alaska and Yukon of the 1880s to 1940s;" includes sources.

Ferrell, Nancy Warren. Barrett Willoughby, Alaska's forgotten lady / Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, 1994. 184p. Biography of noted Alaskan fiction writer of the 1920s through 1940s, by Juneau author. ISBN 09120067765. LC94-34537. $14.95.

Ferrell, Nancy Warren. Early Years of Juneau, Alaska (1880-1890)(Juneau : LapCat Publications, 1997), 24 pp., paper, $5.95 plus postage, ISBN 096419984X, Box 20465, Juneau, AK 99802. Brief illustrated history of the first decade in a mining camp that became Alaska's capital city.

Field, Carmen M. and Conrad J. Field. Alaska's Seashore Creatures : A Guide to Selected Marine Invertebrates (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1999) 94 pp., paper, $12.95 + postage, ISBN 0882405160, P. O. Box 10306, Portland OR 97296-0306. The authors, marine biologists and naturalists living in Homer, offer a pocket-sized field guide to many of the most commonly found invertebrates, where to find them, and tips on photographing them.

Fields, Leslie Leyland. The Entangling Net : Alaska's Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives (Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1997), 156 pp., cloth, $34.95, ISBN 0252022203; paper, $16.95, ISBN0252065654. LC 96-4492. The author, a fisher herself, writes about her experiences in Kodiak and includes the narratives of other women who reflect on their fishing careers in Alaska.

Fields, Wanda Marie. Now It Can Be Told : Stories of Alaskan Pioneer Ranchers (Anchorage : Publications Consultants, 2000), 311 pp., cloth, $80.00 plus postage, ISBN 1888125446, order from the author, P.O. Box 25, Kodiak, AK 99615. Arriving on Kodiak Island as Baptist mission houseparents in 1949, the author and her husband soon turned to cattle ranching. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs, this is the story of traditional Western ranching adapted to a very non-traditional location.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann, and Mary Meade. Agayuliyararput:/ Our Way of Making Prayer, Kegginaqut, Kangii-Illy/Yup'ik Masks and the Stories They Tell (Seattle, WA: Anchorage Museum of History and Art in association with University of Washington Press, 1996), 272 p., paper, $14.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0295975091 (PO Box 50097, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). LC95-025849. Text explaining Yup'ik masks and culture.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. Boundaries and passages: rule and ritual in Yup'ik Eskimo oral tradition / Norman, Oklahoma : University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. 389p. Describes the Yup'ik view of the world and the oral traditions that structure how life is lived. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN0806126043. LC93-23220. $27.50.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann, with William Tyson…[et. al.] Hunting Tradition in a Changing World : Yup'ik Lives in Alaska Today (New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2000), 310 pp., cloth, $52.00 plus postage, ISBN 0813528046, or paper, $22.00, ISBN 0813528054, 100 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8099. Continuation of earlier book Eskimo Essays reflecting on the societal and anthropological developments of the last ten years relating to peoples of Southwestern Alaska.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks: Agayuliyararput, Our Way of Making Prayer (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996), 320 p., cloth, $70.00, ISBN 0-295-97501-6 (PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). LC95-23296. Richly illustrated museum catalog for a major exhibit. Exceptional.

First Catch Your Moose : The Fairbanks Cookbook, 1909 (Fairbanks : Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, 1999), 113 pp., paper, $10.00 + postage, ISBN 0940457105, available from New Horizons Gallery, 519 First Avenue, Fairbanks AK 99701. A facsimile reprint of Fairbanks Cook Book of Tested Recipes, "Compiled by the Ladies of the Presbyterian Church" and published in 1909. Also includes historical photographs of early Fairbanks, additional hand-written recipes found in the original copy, and an introduction by Mary Childers Mangusso and Phyllis Demuth Movius.

First Fish, First People : Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim, edited by Judith Roche and Meg McHutchison (Seattle : One Reel in association with University of Washington Press, 1998), 199 pp., paperback, $24.95, ISBN0295977396, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Writers from two continents and four countries of the Pacific Rim write about "the fish of the gods" from both a historical and a contemporary perspective.

The first one hundred years : St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1894 - 1994 / written and edited by Father Michael Oleksa...[et al.]/ Juneau, AK (POB 20130, Juneau 99802) : St Nicholas Church and The Friends of St. Nicholas, 1994. 36 p. A history of the church, founded at the initiative of local Tlingit leaders in 1894, with many historical illustrations. wln95-10921. $5.00.

Firth, John. Yukon Quest : The 1000-Mile Dog Sled Race Through the Yukon and Alaska (Whitehorse, Yukon : Lost Moose, the Yukon Publishers, 1998) 277 pp., paper, $9.95 + postage, ISBN 1896758037, 58 Kluane Crescent, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Y1A 3G7. This insider's view of the legendary race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse includes anecdotes from all the races (1984-1997) plus all results and rules.

Fobes, Natalie. I Dream Alaska (Anchorage, Alaska Northwest Books, 1998), 96 pp., cloth, $16.95, ISBN0882405012, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306, 1-800-452-3032. The award winning writer and photographer presents an intimate and impressionistic vision of the Alaska she has documented in her fifteen years of adventures in the North.

Fobes, Natalie. Reaching home : Pacific salmon, Pacific people /essays by Tom Jay and Brad Matsen / Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1994. 143p. Good overview of salmon fisheries of the Pacific Rim, noting historical and current status and recounting the life cycle of this magnificent fish. Color photographs, bibliography, index. Author won the 1995 Pacific NW Booksellers Association book award for this volume. ISBN0882404490. LC94-25182. $34.99.

Fond Memories of Anchorage Pioneers : Personal Histories / written by Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo 15, Auxiliary 4.(Anchorage, Alaska : The Pioneers, 1996), 286p., cloth (Box 101041, Anchorage, AK 99510-1041). LC 95-083083. Sketches of members of the Anchorage organization that keeps alive the memories of Alaska's early settlers.

Fortescue, Michael D., Steven Jacobson, and Lawrence Kaplan. Comparative Eskimo dictionary with Aleut cognates / Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks (POB 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680), 1994. 614p. "Related words from the modern Eskimo languages are grouped together in comparative sets with English equivalents. Ten linguistic varieties are compared, including five Inuit dialect groups, the four Yupik languages, and Sirenikski" (an almost extinct Siberian language group). A true Circumpolar effort. ISBN1555000517. LC94-24177.

Foster, H., editor, Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume 6. British Columbia & the Yukon (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995), 583 p., $70.00 cloth, ISBN 0-8020-0789-9 or $45.00 paper, ISBN 0802071511, plus postage, Front Campus, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5SlA6.

Frank, Johnny and Sarah Frank. Neerihiinjik: Johnny Sarah Haa Googwandak = We Traveled from Place to Place: the Gwich'in Stories of Johnny and Sarah Frank, edited by Craig Mishler (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1995), 685 p., paper, , $29.00 plus postage, ISBN 1555000541, (PO Box 757680, U. A. Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680). LC95-004510.

Frederick, David C. Rugged justice : the ninth circuit court of appeals and the American West, 1891-1941/ Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994. Colorful history of circuit which includes the far West, Alaska and Hawaii. Includes one chapter on Anvil Creek (Judge Noyes et al.) plus a few other references. ISBN0520083814. LC93-1309. $40.00.

Freedman, Donna. Anchorage : City-Smart Guidebook (Santa Fe, N.M. : John Muir Publications, 1998) 195 pp., paper, $12.95 + postage, ISBN 1562613995, 1-800-888-7504. Written by a local author, this guide gives the feeling of having inside information on the city and all it has to offer. A portion of proceeds from the sales of this goes to the Alaska Center for the Book.

Freedman, Lew. Father of the Iditarod : The Joe Redington Story (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1999) 320 pp., paper, $16.95 + postage, ISBN 9945397755, P.O. Box 82368, Kenmore WA 98028. Biography of the man who almost single-handedly rescued long-distance Alaska dog mushing from extinction.

Freedman, Lew. Diamonds in the Rough : Baseball Stories from Alaska (Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, 2000), 247 pp., paper, $14.95 plus $4.95 postage, ISBN 0945397828, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. History of baseball under the northern lights, told by the sports editor for the Anchorage Daily News.

Freedman, Lew. Spirit of the Wind : the Story of Alaska's George Attla, Legendary Sled Dog Sprint Champ (Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, 2000), 223 pp., paper, $14.95 plus $4.95 postage, ISBN 0945397933, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Biography of the "Huslia Hustler," a new edition of George Attla : Legend of the Sled Dog Trail, published in 1993.

Freedman, Lewis. Wild Times in Wild Places Adventures on Alaska's Frontier (Anchorage, AK: Glacier Press, 1996), paper, 192 p., $14.95 (Available from Borders Books, 1100 East Dimond Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99515-2010). wln96-283355. Contemporary adventures of mountain climbing, mushing and braving the great outdoors of Alaska.

Freeman, Milton M.R., editor. Endangered Peoples of the Arctic : Struggles to Survive and Thrive (Westport, CN : Greenwood Press, 2000), 278 pp., cloth, $45.00, ISBN 0313306494, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881. Covers northern circumpolar indigenous peoples, including the two Alaska-related articles on the Inupiat and the Yupik, written by anthropologists.

Friday, Chris. Organizing Asian American labor : the Pacific coast canned-salmon industry, 1870-1942 / Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994. 276 p. Study of West Coast, concentrating on British Columbia, cannery labor market between 1870 and 1942 in relation to the social and political behavior and ties of Chinese, Japanese and Filipino workers. ISBN1566391393. LC93-29471. $34.95.

Garfield, Brian. The Thousand-Mile War : World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians / foreword by Terrence Cole (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1995, c1969), 456 p., ISBN 091200682X, $35.95 (cloth), ISBN 0912006838, $24.95 (paper), P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Revised and expanded classic: narrative history of the Aleutian campaign that was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1969; includes new chapters and bibliographic citations. LC 95-39358.

Garfield, Brian. Thousand Mile War (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1996), 456 p., $35.95 cloth, ISBN 0-912006-82-X; $24.95 paper, ISBN 0-912006-83-8, plus $3.00 postage, PO Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. LC95-039358. "Newly revised and expanded edition" of the classic account of World War II in Alaska, with new introduction by Terence Cole. [Small public libraries should have one edition of this title; earlier editions are still good!]

Garibaldi, Ann. Medicinal Flora of the Alaska Natives (Anchorage : Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute [ENRI], University of Alaska Anchorage, 1999) 199 pp., spiral, $25.00 postpaid, ENRI, attn. Judy Alward, 707 A St., Anchorage 99501. "A compilation of knowledge from literary sources of Aleut, Athabascan, Eyak, Haida, Inupiat, Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Yupik traditional healing methods using plants.

Gariepy, Henry. A Century of Service in Alaska, 1898-1998 : the Story & Saga of the Salvation Army in "the Last Frontier" (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. : The Salvation Army, USA Western Territory, 1998), 145 pp., paperback, 30840 Hawthorne, Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. The story of the compassionate service of the Salvation Army in Alaska.

Gaston, A.J. The ancient murrelet: a natural history in the Queen Charlotte Islands / London: T&AD Poyser, 1992. 249p. Only detailed study of this bird's history, its territory and behaviors. Very detailed and scientific; includes the natural history of the Queen Charlotte Islands which are the bird's habitat. ISBN0856610704. LC94-139923. $35.00.

Gates, Michael. Gold at Fortymile Creek: early days in the Yukon / Vancouver: UBC Press, 1994. 200p. Story of the search for gold in the Yukon before the great Klondike Gold Rush, 1873-1896; based on accounts of prospectors such as Swiftwater Bill, Chris Sonnickson, Jack McQuesten and George Carmack. ISBN0774804688(hbk); 0774804920 pbk . cn94-910199. $39.95; $19.95 pbk.

Gay, Joel, with Daryl Binney. Commercial Fishing in Alaska. Volume 24, Number 3 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, c1997), 112 pp., $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 1566610389, P.O. Box 93370PR, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. wln98077424. Brief descriptions of the great variety of fisheries in Alaska, including the major species of fishes and crabs and other shellfish.

George, Marilyn Jordan. Following the Alaskan Dream : My Salmon Trolling Adventures in the Last Frontier (Petersburg : The Author, 1999) 365 pp., paper, $24.95 + $4 postage, ISBN 0967163900, P.O. Box 1031, Petersburg AK 99833. R. N. DeArmond says the author "has written a gripping account of those years of fishing for salmon and halibut, of disasters at sea, and of raising a family under circumstances peculiar to Southeastern Alaska."

Gibbs, Jim. Alaskan Maritime (Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publications, 1997), 158 pp., paper, $29.95 plus postage, ISBN 0764300350, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC97-80089. Alaska's past and present still depend on seas routes: from Russian exploration and exploitation to the modern fishing and transportation of oil and other commodities.

Gill, Ian. Haida Gwaii : Journeys through the Queen Charlotte Islands (Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 1997), 150 pp., paper, $24.95, ISBN1551920689, 8680 Cambie Street, Vancouver, CB, V6P 6M9. cn96-910697. Three different, very personal journeys capture much of the history, culture, and enchantment of this remote place and its people.

Gillette, Gary H. The Yakutat Fish Train: An Historic Overview of the Yakutat and Southern Railroad Located in Yakutat, Alaska ([Juneau?] : Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Southeast Region, 1998), 19 pp., paper, 6860 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801-7999. Illustrated account of a ten-mile rail line which operated from 1903-1969, hauling raw fish to a cannery.

Ginsburg, Patty. Then and now : changes since the Exxon Valdez oil spill / Anchorage: Regional Citizens' Advisory Council, [1993]. 24p. RCAC, an independent non-profit organization formed after the Exxon Valdez oil spill to promote environmentally safe operation of the crude oil terminal in Valdez and the tankers it serves, relates the changes implemented and the gaps that still remain in reducing risks of major oil spills. wln94-235081.

Glines, Carroll V. Bernt Balchen : Polar Aviator (Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999) 310 pp., cloth, $29.95 + postage, ISBN 1560989068, 1-800-782-4612. He set polar flight records, organized a series of daring wartime air operations, and became a leader in Arctic aviation. But despite these achievements, Norwegian-American aviator Bernt Balchen saw his public image and military career repeatedly undermined by his one-time mentor, the famous and influential Admiral Richard Byrd.

Godesky, James. A Pictorial Guide to Skagway and its History (Juneau, Alaska: Golden North, 1995), 64 p., paper, $4.95, P.O. Box 329, Skagway, Ak, 99840. Overview of Skagway for the tourist: includes photographs and list of places to see . LC 94-239134.

Gold in Alaska: A Century of Mining History in Alaska's National Parks (Anchorage: National Park Service, 1997), 31 pp., paper, free on request from National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. wln98049271. Illustrated booklet featuring seven parks around the state.

Gold Panning : a Guide to Recreational Gold Panning on the Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Alaska ([Anchorage?] : United States Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, 1997), 26 pp., paperback, free, GPO 37-181834. Produced by a group from the Chugach National Forest and from the Bureau of Land Management, this guide gives all the necessary information on recreational panning for gold, including maps and panning sites.

Gold Rush Centennial Photographs, 1893-1916 : a Catalog of Selected Gold Rush Views at the Alaska State Library , compiled by India M. Spartz (Juneau, AK : Alaska State Library, Alaska Historical Collections, 1995), 15 p., paper, P.O. Box 110571, Juneau, AK 99811-0571. Highly selective sample of Gold Rush images found in this research collection. wln95-068910.

Goldschmidt, Walter R. and Theodore H. Haas, Haa Aani=Our Land: Tlingit and Haida Land Rights and Use (Juneau : Sealaska Heritage Foundation, in association with University of Washington Press, 1998), 219 pp., paper, $35.00 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN029597639X, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. A reprint of the 1946 federal government report "Possessory Rights of the Natives of Southeastern Alaska," adding the eighty-eight original Native witness statements, an introduction by Thomas F. Thornton, and reminiscences by Walter R. Goldschmidt. An important document in the history of Alaskan Native land claims.

Gorbatcheva, V. M. (Valentina Mikhailovna). The Peoples of the Great North : Art and Civilisation of Siberia / with Marina Federova ; avec le concours scientifique de Marine Le Berre Semenov ; translation from French, Mike Darton (New York : Parkstone Press, 2000), 216 pp., cloth, $55.00, ISBN 1859954790. Beautifully illustrated volume by ethnologists presents an overview of indigenous peoples, their traditional way of life, world concepts, and the influence of environment.

Gordon, Ruth. It Takes a Dog to Raise a Village (Minocqua, WI : Willow Creek Press, 2000), 185 pp., paper, $15.95, ISBN 1572233001. True stories of special dogs, including Patsy Ann, the official greeter of Juneau Alaska in the 1930s.

Gotthardt, Ruth Magrit, and Greg Hare. Tu Zil Man : Fish Lake : uncovering the past / Whitehorse, Y.T. : Kwanlin Dun First Nation, 1994. 36p. Yukon Heritage Branch Archaeologists document the history of Fish Lake, just 15 kilometers from Whitehorse. wln94-283418.

Gough, Barry. First Across the Continent: Sir Alexander MacKenzie (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), 264 pp., cloth, $29.95 plus postage, ISBN 0-8061-2944-1 or paper, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 0806130024, 4100 28th Avenue N.W., Norman, OK 73069-8218. LC97-002942. Volume 14 in the "Oklahoma Western Biographies" series. Reveals the international impact of Mackenzie's expeditions and his vital role in the history of the fur trade and the American West.  Gough takes the reader along with Mackenzie on his hazardous travels and voyages, using contemporary accounts to bring to life the problems and perils faced by the young explorer in his 1789 journey to the Arctic Ocean and his1793 journey to the Pacific, which predate the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Graburn, Nelson H. H., Molly Lee, and Jean-Loup Rousselot, Catalogue Raissonne of the Alaska Commercial Company Collection, Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996), 582 p., paper, ISBN0520097831, (University of California Press, Berkeley, CA 94720). LC95-042187. Illustrated catalog of Native artifacts includes a twenty-page essay by Molly Lee on the history of the Alaska Commercial Company.

The great land: reflections on Alaska / edited by Robert Hedin and Gary Holthaus / Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994. 317p. Collection of essays by writers who describe events, people and wildlife in Alaska, from Southeast to the Yukon. This is the second volume of writings on Alaska for these editors. ISBN0816514178hbd, ISBN0816514372pbk. LC93-43506. $37.50hbd; $17.95pbk.

Greenspun, Philip. Travels with Samantha (Berkeley, CA : ArsDigita Press, 2000), 368 pp., paper, $16.95, ISBN 1588750019. The print edition with many color photographs selected from an Internet original that documented the author's travels through North American, including his trek through Alaska.

Gregory, Glenn R. Never Too Late to be a Hero (Seattle: Peanut Butter Press, 1995), 352 p., ISBN 0897165713, paper, $17.95 plus $3.00 postage, order from Ulu Books, 557 Moosetrot Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99712. Memories of a bush pilot and trading post operator after World War II in Alaska's wilderness. LC 95-069876.

Grescoe, Paul. Alaska: the cruise-lover's guide / Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1994. 272p.A well-formatted, fact-filled guide to Alaska, with historical notes, tips on souvenir shopping and photography, guides to "special places," making this a cut-above the usual guide. ISBN0882404520. LC93-41276. $16.95.

Griffin, Joy. Alaska Earthquake 1964 : Where Were You? (Homer, AK : Wizard Works, 1996), paper, 271p., $15.95, ISBN0962154377 (PO Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603-1125). wln97-45519. "In 1994, the 30th anniversary of the quake, the Friends of the Homer Public Library asked residents for recollections of that day. These are their stories, just as they have told them."

Griffin, Joy. Home Sweet Homestead: Sketches of Pioneer Life in Interior Alaska (Anchorage: Alaska Press, 1995), 192 p., paper, ISBN 1886921024. $15.95 plus postage (educational supplement available for $6.00), P.O. Box 90565, Anchorage, AK 99509-0565. Homesteading story of a family "proving up" north of Fairbanks in the 1960s. wln95-231163.

Griffin, Kristen. Early Views : Historical Vignettes of Sitka National Historical Park (Anchorage : Alaska Support Office, National Park Service and Sitka National Historical Park, 2000), 127 pp., paper, request from National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Containing over seventy illustrations, many in color, this is a history of the smallest and oldest federal park unit in Alaska.

Grinnell, George Bird. Alaska 1899 : essays from the Harriman expedition / Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994. 136p. Grinnell's essays were written when he was a member of the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899) and are entitled "The Natures of the Alaska Coast Region" and "The Salmon Industry." These essays are reprinted with original page numbers as they appeared in v.1 and 2 of the final report of the Harriman Expedition published in 11 volumes. from 1901 to 1905. ISBN0295973773. LC9410519. $14.95pbk.

Guide to the Probate Records for Alaska, 1885-1960 , compiled by Steve McCarthy (Juneau : Alaska State Archives, 2000), 271 pp., comb-bound, request from Alaska State Archives, 141 Willoughby Avenue, Juneau, AK 99801. Lists almost 17,000 names and the judicial precincts where each case was heard; the records themselves are held at the State Archives in Juneau.

Hadman, Ballard. As the Sailor Loves the Sea (Victoria, B.C. : Trafford Publishing, 1999), 232 pp., paper, $18.95 + postage, ISBN 1552122867, Trafford Catalog #99-0037, 1-888-232-4444. Hadman's son adds a preface to this reprint of her 1951 classic about her life in Alaska.

Hahn, Otis and Alice Vollmar. Pay Dirt : Fortunes and Misfortunes of an Alaska Gold Miner (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1998), 158 pp., paperback, $14.95, ISBN0945397682, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. After spending much of his first fifty years dreaming of mining for gold in Alaska, the author turned his Minnesota farm over to his son and headed north to follow his dream.

Haigh, Jane. Denali : Early Photographs of Our National Parks (Whitehorse : Wolf Creek Books, 2000), 112 pp., paper, $9.95 plus postage, ISBN 0968195571, Box 31275, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5P7. A selection of black and white photographs of Denali National Park and Preserve, taken through the 1930s.

Haigh, Jane G., Kelley Hegarty-Lammers, and Patricia Walsh. Catch and Release : the Insiders' Guide to Alaska Men (Homer, AK : Ridgetop Press, 1997), 137 pp., paper, $12.95, ISBN092753025, PO Box 1521, Homer, AK 99603-1521. wln92-126522. Three Alaska women combine their 50 years of experience in Alaska to give you a humorous insiders' view to a unique species.

Hall, Edwin S., Jr. The Eskimo Storyteller : Folktales from Noatak, Alaska (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1998 1975), 491 pp., paperback, $25.95, ISBN1889996302, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. A paperback reissue of the classic authoritative account of the narrative history of place and people in Northwest Alaska.

Halliday, Jan. Native Peoples of Alaska : a Traveler's Guide to Land, Art, and Culture ((Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1998), 288 pp., paperback, $17.95, ISBN1570611009, 615 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. Activities and destinations described and detailed travel information provided.

Hare, Greg, and Sheila Greer. Desdele Mene : the archaeology of Annie Lake / Whitehorse, Y.T. : Carcross/Tagish First Nation, 1994. 29p. Excavations at ancient sites in Yukon territories. ISBN0969811209. wln94-276262.

Harkey, Ira. Noel Wien : Alaska Pioneer Bush Pilot (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1999) 307 pp., cloth, $34.95 + postage, ISBN 1889963151, or paper, $24.95 + postage, ISBN 188996316X, 1-888-252-6657. This reprint of the 1974 classic Pioneer Bush Pilot by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings understanding of both Wien and the Alaska he knew.

Harper-Haines, Jan. Cold River Spirits : the Legacy of an Athabascan-Irish Family from Alaska's Yukon River (Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, 2000), 192 pp., cloth, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 0945397852, P.O. Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Family history of the Harpers, beginning with author Harper-Haines' grandmother.

Harrington, Louise Brinck, and Mary C. Smith. I Never Did Mind the Rain: A Collection of Oral Histories from Southern Southeast Alaska (Ketchikan: Friends of the Ketchikan Public Library, 1995), 105 pp., paper, $9.95 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN 0-9648998-3-3, order from Alaskan Southeaster, P.O. Box 240667, Douglas, AK 99824. wln97-045480. Interviews with twenty-five Ketchikan residents, 1900-1950.

Haskell, William B. Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields, 1896-1898 : Thrilling Narrative of Life in the Gold Mines and Camps (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1998), 578 pp., cloth, $34.95, ISBN1889963011, or paperback, $18.95, ISBN1889963003 (Classic reprint series, no. 5), University of Alaska Press, P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Back in print after 100 years, this major autobiographical work of an eyewitness account of the Klondike stampede is now accompanied by a new preface by the series editor, Terrence Cole.

Haskell, William B. Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields 1896-1898 (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1997), 578 pp., cloth, ISBN 1889963011, $34.95, or paper, ISBN 1-889963-00-31, $18.98 plus $3.50 postage, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. LC97-39397. Reprint of an 1898 account which stands out from most of the instant guides to the Klondike produced during the rush, with a new preface by Terrence Cole and added index.

Haughton, Lonnie. Stalking the Side-Hill Salmon : Collection of Lonnie Haughton's Boating, Fishing and Hunting Stories from the Pages of the Alaska Fisherman's Journal (Port Protection, AK : Great Wave Publishing, 1996), 130 p., $12.95, ISBN0964063719 (22 Beach, Port Protection, AK 99950). LC96-75494. An Alaskan troller from the Southeast tells some good stories about his adventures.

Haycox, Stephen, James K. Barnett, and Caedmon A. Liburd, editors. Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805 (Seattle: Published for the Cook Inlet Historical Society by the University of Washington Press, 1997), 220 pp., paper, $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0295975830, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. LC96-037993. Overview of this regions' early history and European explorations.

Haycox, Stephen W. The Law of the Land: A History of the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Law in Alaska (Juneau : Alaska Department of Law, 1998), 258 pp., paper, P.O. Box 110300, Juneau, AK 99811-0300. Primarily a history of the office since statehood, but also includes an essay titled "Before Statehood: Law in the Territory of Alaska."

Haycox, Stephen W., and Mary Childers Mangusso, editors, An Alaska Anthology: Interpreting the Past (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996), 480 p., paper, $24.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0-295-97495-8 (PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). Revision of the 1989 anthology Interpreting Alaska's History; more than half the twenty-five essays are new in this edition.

Hayes, Derek. Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest : Maps of Exploration and Discovery--British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Yukon (Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1999) 208 pp., cloth, $40.00 + postage, ISBN 1570612153, 615 Second Avenue, Suite 260, Seattle WA 98104. Reproductions of 322 historic maps, from the 16th through the 20th centuries.

Hays, Otis, Jr.. The Alaska-Siberia Connection: The World War II Air Route (College Station: Texas A&M University, 1996),192 p., cloth, $34.95 plus postage,, ISBN 0-89096-711-3 (Drawer C, College Station, TX 77843-4354). LC96-017489. History of the Lend-Lease program that sent American warplanes to the Soviet Union.

Heacox, Kim. The Denali Road Guide : A Traveler's Guide to the Wildlife and Wilderness of Denali National Park (Denali National Park : Alaska Natural History Association, 1999) 52 pp., paper, $6.00 + postage, ISBN 0930931009, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. A revision of the author's 1986 book of the same title.

Hensel, Chase. Telling Our Selves: Ethnicity and Discourse in Southwestern Alaska (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996), 220 pp., cloth, , $49.95, ISBN 0-19-510255-X,or paper, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 0-19-509477-8, 2001 Evans Road, Cary, NC 27513. LC95-031923. Study of Yup'ik culture.

Herben, George. Picture Journeys: in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias : America's Largest National Park (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, c1997), 126 pp., cloth, $35.95, ISBN 0882404962; paper, ISBN0882404903, order from PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210. LC97-000848. Photos of a trip through the wilderness that includes McCarthy, Kennecott and many landscapes and wildlife.

Hess, Bill. Gift of the Whale : The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, a Sacred Tradition (Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1999) 227 pp., cloth, $40.00 + postage, ISBN 1570611637, 615 Second Ave., Seattle WA 98104. Booklist (9/1/99) says about this beautifully produced book, "The aboriginal right to hunt bowhead whales (an endangered species) remains controversial, but Hess' book presents a strong case for the cultural and spiritual side of the argument."

Hetteen, Edgar with Jay Lemke. Breaking Trail (Bemidji, MN : Focus Publishing, 1998), 282 pp., cloth, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN1885904991, 1375 Washington Avenue South, Bemidji, MN 56601. Autobiography of Hetteen, the "grandfather of snowmobiling," who founded two pioneer snowmobile companies and demonstrated his machines in a 1960 run from Bethel to Fairbanks.

Hickel, Walter J. Wit and wisdom of Wally Hickel / compiled and edited by Malcolm B. Roberts / Anchorage: Searchers Press, 1994. 239p. Former Governor's short takes reveal his wide range of interests, ideas, and opinions. ISBN0964431602. LC94-93929. $14.95.

Higgs, Andrew S., and Robert A. Sattler. History of Mining on Upper Fish Creek, Fairbanks, Alaska (Fairbanks: Fairbanks Gold Mining, Inc., 1994), 23 p., paper, order from Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation, State Historic Preservation Office, P.O. Box 107001, Anchorage, AK 99510-7001. History of the site of today's Fort Knox gold mine. wln95-052103.

Hilscher, Herb. The Heritage of Alaska (Anchorage : National Bank of Alaska, 1999) 28 pp., paper, request from Heritage Library, P.O. Box 100600, Anchorage AK 99510. This is a reprint of the 1971 edition. It contains dozens of scripts for television and radio spots which were narrated by Elmer Rasmuson and aired in the 1960s. Each short article is about an incident, character, or period in Alaskan history such as "The First Bells Cast in Alaska," "How to Start an Alaskan Library," or "Dr. Will Chase-Beloved Alaskan."

Hilson, Stephen E. Exploring Alaska & British Columbia (Shoreline, Wash. : Evergreen Pacific Publishing, Ltd., 1997), 111 pp., spiral bound, $69.95, ISBN094526559X, 18002 15th Avenue NE, Suite B, Shoreline, WA 98155-3838. Reprint of this historical reference atlas with annotated charts and color photographs.

Himmelheber, Hans. Where the Echo Began and Other Oral Traditions from Southwestern Alaska, translated by Kurt and Ester Vitt, edited by Ann Fienup-Riordan (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 2000), 224 pp., cloth, $39.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 188963038, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756420, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Based on fieldwork done in 1936-37 and originally published in German, this new compilation of ethnographic information includes legends, details of traditional activities, and marvelous candid photographs.

Hinckley, Ted C. The Canoe Rocks: Alaska's Tlingit and the Euramerican Frontier, 1800-1912 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1996), 458 p., cloth, ISBN076180210X, (4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706). LC95-046004.

Hinckley, Ted C. War, Wings, and a Western Youth, 1925-1945 (Raleigh, NC: Pentland Press, 1996), 165 p., cloth, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN1571970096 (5124 Bur Oak Circle, Raleigh, NC 27619). LC95-071348. Autobiography by an historian and university professor whose focus was late nineteenth and early twentieth century Alaskan history.

Hirschmann, Fred. Alaska / Portland, Oregon: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1994. 142p. Large book of beautiful color photographs. ISBN1558681604. LC 94-75556. $39.95.

Hirschmann, Fred. Alaska From the Air (Portland, Ore. : Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 1999) 143 pp., cloth, $39.95 + postage, ISBN 1558684662, P. O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Color photographs provide an aerial tour of Alaska with the author/photographer as guide.

Hoagland, Edward. Notes from the Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia , reprint of 1969 edition, (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1995), 273 p., ISBN 0871564130, paper, $12.00 + postage, 100 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94104. Travel diary and history of the Stikine River area. LC 94-032417.

Holland, Clive. Arctic exploration and development, ca. 500 B.C. to 1915 : an encyclopedia / New York : Garland Pub., 1994. 704p. Major reference volume for Arctic exploration and history. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. ISBN0824076486. LC92-42340. $125.00.

Holland, Clive, editor. Farthest North: The Quest for the Pole (on dust jacket: A History of Polar Exploration in Eye Witness Accounts (New York: Carroll & Graf, 1994), 305 p., ISBN 0786701285, cloth, $23.00 plus postage, 260 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. wln94-391798.

Holleman, Marybeth. Alaska's Prince William Sound (Portland : Alaska Northwest Books, 2000), 94 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 1882405292, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Guidebook to natural and human history of this Alaska region.

Hope, Andrew, III, and Thomas R. Thornton, editors. Will the Time Ever Come? : a Tlingit Source Book / (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Knowledge Network, Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks, c2000), 159 pp., paper, $15.00 plus postage, ISBN 1877962341. Source book on Tlingit culture, a result of the 1993 meeting in Haines that brought together representatives from the Tlingit tribes and clans from Alaska and Canada to exchange and collaborate on future initiatives.

Houston, C. Stuart, editor, Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822 (Toronto: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994), 403 p., ISBN 0773511814, cloth, $45.00 + $4.00 postage, 3430 McTavish Street, Montreal, PQ H3A lX9. Account of Sir John Franklin's expedition to the Canadian Arctic. LC 95-183518.

Howe, John R. Bear Man of Admiralty Island: A Biography of Allen E. Hasselborg (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1996), 250 pp., cloth, ISBN 0912006803, $25.00 or paper, ISBN 0912006811, $15.00 plus $3.50 postage, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. LC96-012930. Life story of a bear hunting hermit turned conservationist.

Huber, Thomas Patrick, and Carole J. Huber. The Alaska Highway : a Geographical Discovery (Boulder : University Press of Colorado, 2000), 168 pp., cloth, $49.00, ISBN 0870816004, or paper, $24.95, ISBN 0870815873, 5589 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 206C, Boulder, CO 80303. Personal travel diary with personal observations and local history; written by two geographers on their journey from Dawson Creek to Fairbanks.

Hudson, Ray. Moments Rightly Placed: An Aleutian Memoir (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1998), 223 pp., paper, $14.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN0945397496, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. A schoolteacher tells what he learned from the Native elders of Unalaska from the time he moved to that Aleutian town in 1964 until he left in 1992.

Hunting the Largest Animals : Native Whaling in the Western Arctic and Subarctic . Edited by Allen P. McCartney (Edmonton: Canadian Circumpolar Institute, University of Alberta, 1995), 345 p., ISBN 0919058957, paper, $56.00cn. (Occasional Paper No. 36, ISSN 0838-133X-36.) Papers presented at a symposium on native whaling, held at the Alaska Anthropological Association meeting in April, 1993, in Anchorage. cn95-910612.

I Danced with Joy : Bishop Michael H. Kenny Remembered, edited by Kathy VanderJack and Karla Donaghey (Juneau : VanderJack, 1998), 159 pp., paperback, $15.00 + $3.00 postage, order from Diocese of Juneau, 419 6th St., Juneau, AK 99801. Collection of personal remembrances of the lively Bishop of Juneau, who died suddenly in 1995.

An Index to The Beaver Magazine : October 1920 to December 1995/January 1996 (Winnipeg : Canada's National History Society, 1999) 453 pp., comb-bound, $125.00 + postage, 478-167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0T6. A detailed index to the Canadian history magazine that was published by the Hudson's Bay Company through August/September 1994, and now continues under the publisher of this index. Annual supplements to the index are also available for the years 1996, 1997 and 1998 for $6.00 each.

Industry Pioneers : Arco in Alaska, 1955-1999 (Anchorage : ARCO Alaska, 1999) 199 pp., cloth, $32.00 + postage, available from the Museum Shop, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 121 W. 7th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. This coffee table book describes the petroleum company's Alaskan activities and features many group photos of employees.

Inouye, Ron; Carol Hoshiko; and Kazumi Heshiki, Alaska's Japanese Pioneers: Faces, Voices, Stories--A Synopsis of Selected Oral History Transcripts (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1994), 60 p., paper, $5.95 + $3.00 postage, P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Stories of nineteen Alaskan pioneers of Japanese ancestry. wln94-369227.

Inuit women artists : voices from Cape Dorset / edited by Odette Leroux, Marion E. Jackson, and Minnie Aodla Freeman. Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre : Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994. 253p. Twelve women artists talk about their way of life and their art. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN0295973897. LC94-11711. $45.00.

Issenman, Betty Kobayashi. Sinews of Survival: The Living Legacy of Inuit Clothing (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1997), 274 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN 0-77480596X, distributed by University of Washington Press, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. cn97-910494. Beautifully illustrated, this volume brings together information on all aspects of Inuit clothing, its design and role in Inuit cultures; includes Inupiat and Yu'pik attire.

Ivanov, Viacheslav. The Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands and Its Relation to Native American Traditions-An Attempt at a Multicultural Society, 1794-1912 (Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1997), 61 pp., paper, ISBN0160487811, order from U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop SSOP, Washington, D.C., 20402-9238. Written to accompany a 1994 exhibit and based on extensive church records preserved at the Library of Congress.

Iversen, Eve. The Romance of Nikolai Rezanov and Concepcion Arguello : a Literary Legend and Its Effect on California History, edited with historical notes by Richard A. Pierce (Kingston, Ont. ; Fairbanks : Limestone Press : University of Alaska Press [distributor], 1998), 156 pp., paperback, $20.00, ISBN1895901227 (Alaska history no. 48), P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Includes "The Concha Arguello story : memory visits with old Vinnie," by Father Maurice M. O'Moore, O.P. Founder of the Russian American Company and the daughter of the commandant of the Presidio of San Francisco have a brief but powerful romance, then he returns to Russia to die the next year.

Jacobs, Jane, editor, A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska: The Story of Hannah Breece (New York: Random House, 1996), 302 p., cloth, $24.00 plus postage, ISBN0394224760 (201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022). cn95-931182. Life story of a woman who taught in Alaska from 1904 to 1918, illustrated with her photographs.

Jacobson, Steven A. A Practical Grammar of the Central Alaskan Yup'ik Eskimo Language , with Yup'ik Readings written by Anna W. Jacobson (Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Language Center and Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1995), 548 p., paper, ISBN 1555000509, $26.00, P.O. Box 755040, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5040. LC 94-16979.

Jacobson, Steven A. Yup'ik Dialect Atlas and Study (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1998), 224 pp., paperback, $35.00, ISBN1555000665, Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. Chiefly black and white maps, though some in color, depict the distribution of word choices by village when a given item has two or more Yup'ik equivalents.

James, Janet Lee. One particular harbor / Chicago: Noble Press, 1993. The adventures of one woman with multiple sclerosis living in the Alaskan wilderness. ISBN1879360306. LC93-33479. $13.95.

Jans, Nick. A Place Beyond : Finding Home in Arctic Alaska (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Northwest Books, 1996), cloth, $22.95, ISBN 0882404776 (PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210). LC96-19763. Essays on the rhythms of arctic life and adventure that the author finds around his home, the Eskimo village of Ambler, Alaska.

Jans, Nick. Tracks of the Unseen : Meditations on Alaska Wildlife, Landscape, and Photography (Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, c2000), 164 pp., cloth, $22.95 plus postage, ISBN 1555914489, 16100 Table Mountain Parkway, Suite 300, Golden, CO 80403. Essays on wilderness and man's presence in Alaska by an award-winning author.

Jenkins, Malinda. Gambler's Wife: The Life of Malinda Jenkins, As Told in Conversations to Jesse Lilienthal (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1998), 296 pp., paperback, $14.00 plus postage, ISBN0803276079, 312 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. Reissue of the 1933 edition which tells of Jenkin's adventurous life; in 1897 she crossed the Chilkoot Pass to join her gambler husband in Dawson.

Jensen, Erv. Little Boats and Big Salmon (Silverdale, Wash. : Three Trees Pub., 1999) 208 pp., paper, $11.95 + postage, ISBN 0966875303, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau AK 99801, 1-800-478-1000. Erv and his brother, Sven, started commercial fishing from little boats for big salmon in southeast Alaska nearly a half century ago and were among the pioneers of techniques for catching chinook salmon, such as mooching.

Jensen, Marcus F., as told to John Jensen. One Thing After Another : Adventures in Alaska (London : Minerva Press, 1999) 337 pp., paper, $17.95 + postage, ISBN 0754103439, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Highway, Juneau AK 99801, 1-800-478-1000. Autobiography of a master big game guide and territorial legislator who arrived in Alaska in 1929.

Jensen, Michael Vern. Umbrella guide to Alaska's wilderness highway; traveling the Dalton Road / Seattle, Washington: Umbrella Books, 1994. 114p. History, planning tips and description of geology, climate, flora and fauna found along this 415 mile highway which extends to the Arctic Ocean. ISBN094-5397283pbk. LC 94-94292. $10.95.

Jette, Jules, and Eliza Jones. Koyukon Athabaskan Dictionary; editor-in-chief, James Kari. (Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2000), 1118 pp., ISBN 094539781X (P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680). Rich and extensive source book for this language, drawing upon the extensive Koyukon work of Jesuit missionary and Scholar Jules Jette, later recordings by scholar Eliza Jones, and help from village elders.

Jewel. Chasing Down the Dawn, by Jewel Kilcher (New York : Harper Entertainment, c2000), 142 pp., cloth, $24.00 plus postage, ISBN 0060192003, or paper, $14.00 plus postage, ISBN 0061051403, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022. Recording artist chronicles her life in Alaska and her journey to the world's stage.

John, Peter. The Gospel according to Peter John, edited by David J. Krupa (Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Knowledge Network, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1996), 96 pp., University of Alaska Fairbanks, Harper Building, PO Box 756730, Fairbanks, AK 99775. wln97281638. "A lot of people will say that I'm not a Christian because I never went to church." Athapaskan Elder Peter John of Minto discusses his spirituality and beliefs.

Johnson, Eric L. Mining Railways of the Klondike: Narrow Gauge Railways Serving Coal Mines on Cliff Creek and Coal Creek, and a Placer Gold Operation on Bear Creek, Yukon Territory, 1899 to 1918 Klondike (Vancouver: Pacific Coast Division Canadian Railroad Historical Association, 1995), 78 p., ISBN 0-9697633-4-4, Box 1006, Station A, Vancouver, BC V6C 2Pl. A publication for railroad buffs interested in the Yukon's history. wln95-145344.

Johnson, Nona J. Hall. Forever Alaska (Eagle River : The Author, 1999) 210 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN 0965307441, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Alaskan memories of a World War II Woman Marine who lived in Anchorage, Seldovia and Fairbanks.

Johnson, Robert David. Ernest Gruening and the American Dissenting Tradition (Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1998), 375 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN0674260600, 79 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Biography of the Harvard medical school graduate who turned to journalism and later to politics, serving as governor of Alaska and then as one of the state's first U.S. senators.

Jonaitis, Aldona, editor. Looking North: Art from the University of Alaska Museum (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998), 206 pp., cloth, $60.00 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0295976934, or paper, $35.00 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0295976942, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Illustrated catalog featuring 138 art objects, from prehistoric to modern times; accompanied by transcribed conversations among ten Native and non-Native art experts. 

Jonaitis, Aldona. The Yuquot Whalers' Shrine (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1999) 233 pp., cloth, $35.00 + postage, ISBN 0295978287, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. A study of the history and significance of an artifact collection removed from Vancouver Island in 1905, and now housed at the American Museum of Natural History.

Jordan, Nancy. Frontier Physician: the Life and Legacy of Dr. C. Earl Albrecht (Fairbanks: Press, 1996), 222 p., paper, $14.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0-945397-50-X, (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC96-000627. Life story of a medical doctor who arrived in Alaska in the 1930s to serve the Matanuska Colony and went on to become a leader in the field of circumpolar health.

Joseph, Dorothy Savage. Fishcamp (Bend, Ore. : Maverick Publications, c1997) 143 pp., $12.95, ISBN 0892882700. wln97256497. An Athabascan Indian tells about growing up in Holy Cross in rural Alaska.

Kan, Sergei. Memory Eternal : Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity Through Two Centuries (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000), 696 pp., cloth, $60.00 plus postage, ISBN 0295978066, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. A look at southeast Alaskan ethnography and history, from 1834 to the present.

Kan, Sergei. Memory Eternal : Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity Through Two Centuries (Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1999), 665 pp., cloth, $60.00 + postage, ISBN 0295978066, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. A native speaker of Russian with 18 years of fieldwork experience among the Tlingit combines anthropology and history, anecdote and theory to portray the encounter between the Tlingit Indians and the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska in the late 1700s and to analyze the indigenous Orthodoxy that developed over the next 200 years.

Kania, Leon W. Alaskan Bootlegger's Bible (Wasilla, Alaska : Happy Mountain Publications, 2000), 173 pp., $21.95, paper, ISBN 09674524 0 6, 3401 E. Naomi Ave, Wasilla, AK 99654. "Makin' beer, wine, liqueurs and moonshine whiskey; an old Alaskan tells how its done."

Kaniut, Larry. Cheating death : amazing survival stories from Alaska/ Fairbanks, AK : Epicenter Press, 1994. 174p. "Story-teller offers a chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters and fishermen who confront their mortality--and live to tell about it!" ISBN0945397232. LC94-2798. $19.95.

Kaniut, Larry. Danger Stalks the Land : Alaskan Tales of Death and Survival (New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999) 324 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN 0312241208, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. The author of Alaska Bear Tales offers an anthology of true adventures set in Alaska's wilderness.

Kaniut, Larry. Some Bears Kill : True Life Tales of Terror (Long Beach, CA : Safari Press, 1997), 313 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN 1571570698. LC 96-71771. Second edition of stories of bear attacks in the Alaska wilderness.

Kari, James. Draft Final Report : Native Place Names Mapping in Denali National Park and Preserve, "Revised draft, December, 1999," (Fairbanks? : Denali National Park and Preserve, 1999) 135 pp., spiral-bound, for availability call Hollis Twitchell at Denali National Park, 907-456-0595. A study of places and names in southcentral Alaskan Athabaskan culture.

Keeble, John. Out of the Channel : The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Tenth Anniversary Edition (Cheney, Wash. : Eastern Washington University Press, 1999) 363 pp., cloth, $26.00 + $4 postage, ISBN 0910055548, or paper, $16.00 + $4 postage, ISBN 091005553X, EWU Press, MS 1, 705 First Street, Spokane WA 99201. In this now definitive book on the oil spill, all the primary concerns of the first edition are updated with new material.

Kelley, Mark. Alaska's Ocean Highways : a Travel Adventure aboard Northern Ferries / photography by Mark Kelley ; text by Sherry Simpson. (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, c1995), 111 p., ISBN 94042520 (paper), ISBN 0945397305 (cloth), $32.95 (cloth), Graphic 'Arts Center, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210 Describes life-styles of crew and history of ferries and their ports of call. LC 94-42520.

Kelley, Mark, editor. Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, photographs by Mark Kelley, text by Sherry Simpson (Juneau : Mark Kelley, 2000), 128 pp., cloth, $29.95 plus postage, ISBN 1880865181, or paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 18886519X, P.O. Box 20470, Juneau, AK 99802. Spectacular color photographs grace this historical survey and present activities of the nature and people of Glacier Bay.

Kendall, Laurel, Barbara Mathe and Thomas Ross Miller. Drawing Shadows to Stone: The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1902 (New York: American Museum of Natural History and Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997), 112 pp., paper, $22.50 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0295976470, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. LC97-13050. Photographic record of a five-year expedition to study indigenous cultures on both sides of the Bering Strait.

Kenny, Michael Hughes. Stretching the Boundaries: a Collection of Writings (Juneau Alaska: Diocese of Juneau Publication c1995), 141 p., 419 Sixth St., Juneau, AK, 99801. LC 96-166756. Writings by Father Michael Kenny, well-loved Roman Catholic priest of Juneau, Alaska, who died suddenly and unexpectedly in 1994.

Kent, Rockwell. Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996), 204 p., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 0819552933, (23 South Main Street, Hanover, NH 03755-2048). Journal of the famed artist who, with his son, spent seven months on an island near Seward in 1918. This is a reprint of the 1920 text with a new introduction by Seward resident Doug Capra.

Kessler, Dale. Eskimo carvers of the Bering Sea : walrus ivory carvings by Alaska's finest / Nixa, MO : A&J Printing Co. (POB 513, Nixa, MO 65714), 1994. 100p. Information and color illustration about carvers and carvings from the Bering Sea area of Alaska. wln94-62984. $20.00.

Ketchum, Robert Glenn. The Tongass: Alaska's vanishing rain forest / New York, NY : Aperture Foundation, 1994. 112p. Revised and expanded edition with new preface by Steve Kallick. Documents the struggle to save the Tongass. Beautiful color photos. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN0893816000. LC94-72301. $29.95pbk.

Khlebnikov, K. T. (Kiril Timofeevich). Notes on Russian America / edited by Richard Pierce / Fairbanks, AK : Limestone Press, 1994. 308p. "Parts 2-5: Kad'iak, Unalashka, Atkha, the Priylovs." Alaska History Series, No. 42. Khlebnikov served as an assistant of several governors of Russian America from 1818 - 1832. In his notes he tried to record the history of Russian-America, noting, among other things, statistical data, oral history of the Aleuts, and portions of Cook's voyages. ISBN1895901022. wln95-29763. $30.00.

Khlebnikov, K.T. (Kiril Timofeevich). Notes on Russian America. Part I. Novo-Arkhangel'sk Fort on Baranov Island (Sikha ), transcribed by Svetlana G. Fedorova, translated by Serge LeComte and Richard Pierce, (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1995), 308 p., cloth, $30.00 + $3.00 postage, P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Translated from the Russian edition of 1985. wln92-029763.

Kidder, Lyn. Tacos on the Tundra : the Story of Barrow, Alaska's Long-Time Resident, Fran Tate / photographs by Frederic Moras. (Anchorage, Alaska : Bonaparte Books, c1996), 266 p., $16.50, ISBN0965482626 (Box 139, 205 E. Dimond Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99515). wln97150982. The story of a special restaurateur, owner of Pepe's North of the Border located in Barrow, Alaska's farthest north city.

Kipnirmiut Tiganrita Igmirtitlrit = Qipnermiut Tegganrita Egmirtellrit = The Legacy of the Kipnuk Elders, edited by Alice Fredson, … [et al.] (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1998), 353 pp., paperback, ISBN1555000711, Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. Printed in two different writing systems of the Central Yupik language, relates narratives of Kipnuk elders not found anywhere else.

King, Irving H. The Coast Guard Expands, 1865-1915. New Roles, New Frontiers (Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, 1996), 283 p., cloth, $37.95 plus postage, ISBN 155750458X (118 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21402-5035). LC 95-078095. Part of a series, this history of the Revenue Cutter Service before its transformation into the US Coast Guard includes much about Alaska.

King, J. C. H. and Henrietta Lidchi, editors,Imaging the Arctic (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998), 256 pp., paper, $40.00 plus postage, ISBN0295977248, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Arising from a conference held at the British Museum in 1996, this volume contains over 200 historical photographs of indigenous peoples of the North American Arctic and some of the stores behind them.

Klein, Janet R. Archaeology of Kachemak Bay, Alaska (Homer: Kachemak Country Publications, 1996), 96 p., paper, $ 12.95 plus postage, ISBN0965115704 (PO Box 3406, Homer, AK 99603-3406.)

Klein, Janet R. The Homer Spit: Coal, Gold, & Con Men (Homer: Kachemak Country Publications, 1996), 70 p. , paper, , $9.95 plus postage, ISBN0965115712 (PO Box 3406, Homer, AK 99603-3406). LC 96-9465. Compendium of quotations and illustrations from the earliest recorded history of the Homer Spit through the early 1900s, published to celebrate the Centennial of the naming of Homer in 1896.

The Klondike News : the Adventures of Livermore Area Residents from 1897 to 1906 During the Alaska Gold Rush, edited by G.B. Drummond and Anna T. Siig (Livermore, Calif. : Livermore Heritage Guild, 1998), 250 pp., paperback, P.O. Box 961, Livermore, CA 94551-0961. Fifty residents of Livermore, California transfer their close-knit society to the Alaskan gold fields.

Kocour, Ruth Anne. Facing the Extreme : One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival, and Her Quest for the Summit as told to Michael Hodgson (New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998), 256 pp., cloth, $22.95, ISBN0312179421, or paperback, $6.99, ISBN0312969856, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. An account by the only female member of a ten-person team that began an ascent of Mt. McKinley in May 1992. Nine days later, a massive weather system, the most violent on record, slammed into the mountain, trapping them on an ice shelf at 14,000 feet for 11 days and leaving them to fight for their very survival.

The Kohklux Map, (Whitehorse: Yukon Historical & Museums Association, 1995), 39 p., CN$12.95 plus CN$6.00 postage, ISBN 0921114087, (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YIA 2B2). cn95-900082. History of an 1867 map of the Yukon's interior, drawn by a Tlingit Chilkat chief; includes a large reproduction of the map.

Kohlhoff, Dean. When the Wind Was a River: Aleut Evacuation in World War II (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1995), 248 p., ISBN 0295974036, cloth, $24.95 + postage, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Relates the tragic story of the Aleuts who were relocated to camps in Southeast Alaska, a completely different environment, and left to cope with these changes, and of their return to their villages to find the devastation there. LC 95-017676.

Kosh, A.M. Alaskan Native cultures / Santa Barbara, CA: Albion Publishing Group, 1994. 64p. Basic book describing the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian traditional and contemporary cultures. ISBN1880352346. wln94-298097.

Kost, Danny. Hiking in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (Anchorage : Danny Kost, 2000), 66 pp., paper, $14.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 110494, Anchorage, AK 99510. Guidebook to traveling this remote and rugged backcountry.

Kremers, Carolyn. Place of the Pretend People : Gifts from a Yup'ik Eskimo Village (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1996), 239 p., cloth, ISBN0882404784, $22.95, LC 96013098. The author reflects on her experiences while a teacher of music and English in Tunanak on Nelson Island and what her impressions are now.

Krug, John W. and Caryl Sale Krug, One Dog Short: The Odyssey and Collection of a Family in Alaska During the Gold Rush Years (Juneau : Alaska Department of Education, Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, 1998), 204 pp., paper, $31.50 plus $4.00 postage, distributed by Friends of the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801-1718. Illustrated history of a family living in Dawson, Nome and Fairbanks ; includes color photographs of their extensive ivory artifact collection which was recently donated to the Alaska State Museum.

Kutz, Kenneth J. Klondike Gold : the Philatelic History of the Klondike Gold Rush (Darien, CT : Gold Fever Publishing, c1996), 268 p., paper, $20.00, ISBN0962041157 (Seven Whaling Road, Darien, CT 06820). LC 95081634. The Gold Rush and its postal history told with many illustrations of postal artifacts.

LaChance, Karen. Valdez: A Brief Oral History (Valdez: Prince William Sound Community College, 1995), 106 p., paper, ISBN 0964766205, $10.00 plus postage, P.O. Box 97, Valdez, AK 99686. "A collection of remembrances and anecdotes gleaned from many of Valdez's most prominent early citizens." wln95-189786.

Lada-Mocarski, Valerian. Bibliography of Books on Alaska Published Before 1868 (Mansfield Centre, CT : Maurizio Martino Fine Books, 1998), 567 pp., cloth, $90.00 plus postage, P.O. Box 373, Mansfield Centre, CT 06250. A facsimile reprint of the classic 1969 work devoted to first editions of books on Alaska before the end of the Russian period (limited to 200 copies).

Lahser, Otto. Backdoor to the Yukon, edited by Carl Lahser (San Antonio : Pretense Press, 1996), 79 pp., paper, $8.95 plus $4.00 postage, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. A gold rush diary from 1898-99, edited and annotated by the author's nephew. This gold rush prospector took one of the all-Canada routes to the Yukon.

Lander, James F. Tsunamis affecting Alaska, 1737-1996 (Boulder, Colo. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, National Geophysical Data Center, 1996), 195 p., paper, $15.00, (325 Broadway, E/GC4, Dept. 988, Boulder, CO 80303-3328). wln97126645. Catalog of known tsunamis in historic time, including extensive background, sources, charts, dates plus explanation of plate tectonics and the complexity of studying tsunamis in Alaska.

Laraux, Sis. Our Side of the River: A Biography of Growing Up and Living in Alaska on Our Side of the Kuskokwim River in the Village of Old Akiak (Palmer: Publications Consultants, 1994), 160 p., ISBN 0964480905, paper, $12.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 443, Palmer, AK 99645. Memories and photographs. LC 94-062116.

Large, R. Geddes. The Skeena, River of Destiny (Surrey, B.C. : Heritage House, 1996), 214 p., paper, $17.95, ISBN1895811198 (#8 - 17921 55th Avenue, Surrey, BC V7S 6C4). cn96-9103530. Reprint of 1957 classic study of the Skeena River in British Columbia.

The Last New Land : Stories of Alaska, Past and Present / edited by Wayne Mergler ; foreword by John Haines. (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, c1996.), 791 p., ISBN0882404814 (hb); ISBN0882404830 (sb). LC 96030733. Anthology of major Alaska writings (none more than about 10 pages); a sampling of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry representing most well-known Alaska writers. [Also listed in adult fiction section of this list.]

Lawrence, Iain. Sea Stories of the Inside Passage : in the Wake of the Nid (Bishop, Calif. : Fine Edge Productions, 1997), 167 pp., paperback, $13.95, ISBN0938665472, Route 2 Box 303, Bishop, CA 93514. Personal stories that capture the essence and flavor of the Inside Passage.

Lebedintsev, Aleksandr I. Early Maritime Cultures of Northwestern Priokhot'e, translated by Richard L. Bland (Anchorage : National Park Service, Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 2000), 288 pp., paper, request from 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Translation of a 1990 archeological study of the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk in the Magadan Region of the Russian Far East.

Lebedoff, David. Cleaning Up : the Story behind the Biggest Legal Bonanza of our Time (New York : Free Press, 1997), 321 pp., cloth, $25.00, ISBN0684837064. LC97-028385. Story of the civil action lawsuit, with details of the human and legal conflicts behind the scenes, against the Exxon Corporation in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

L'Ecuyer, Rosalie E. Prospecting and Mining Activity in the Rampart, Manley Hot Springs and Fort Gibbon Mining Districts of Alaska, 1894 to the Present Era (Fairbanks: Bureau of Land Management, 1997), 179 pp., paper, order from BLM, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, Suite 13, Anchorage, AK 99513. wln97-159738. Open file report 61.

Ledbetter, Suzann. Nellie Cashman, prospector and trailblazer / El Paso, TX : Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, 1993. 83p. "Winner of the Western Writers of America SPUR AWARD." Biography of a remarkable and much-loved woman who lived in the frontier West: California, Tombstone, and finally the Klondike and Alaska. ISBN0874041945. LC92-62201. $12.50.

Lee, Molly. Baleen Basketry of the North Alaskan Eskimo (Seattle : University of Washington Press in association with the University of Alaska Museum, 1998 1983), 82 pp., paperback, $17.95, ISBN0295976853, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Completely redesigned edition of the 1983 work, the first book on this unusual basket form, covering history, characteristics, and construction, as well as profiling the creators. New forward, preface, and introduction.

Lee, Nella. Crime and Culture in Yup'ik Villages : an Exploratory Study (Criminology Studies Series, 10) (New York : Edwin Mellen Press, 2000), 134 p., cloth, $79.95, ISBN 0773478019, order from Cook Inlet Book Company. Study of Yup'ik society and culture and how traditional law relates to the administration of justice in Alaska.

Leo, Richard. Way out Here : Modern Life in Ice-Age Alaska (Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1996), 191 p., paper, $14.95, ISBN1570610614 (615 Second Ave., Seattle, WA 98104). LC96-004292. Essays reflect author's life and his relation to neighbors and the land on a remote homestead in the Susitna Valley.

Leonard, Frank. A Thousand Blunders: The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1996), 344 p., cloth, CN$49.95 plus CN$5.00 postage ISBN0774805323 (University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T lZ2). LC96-132748. Story of "one of the greatest failures in Canadian entrepreneurial history," with particular emphasis on the communities of Prince Rupert, Hazelton, and Prince George; based on the author's 1988 dissertation.

Leonard, John W. The Gold Fields of the Klondike (Whitehorse: Clairedge, 1994), 209 p., cloth, CN$19.95 plus CN$6.00 postage, ISBN0969872305 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YlA 2B2). cn95-009442. "The story as told by Ladue, Berry, Phiscator and other gold finders;" reprint of the 1897 edition, with photographs and illustrations.

Leonard, Ted H. Now! we're having fun : humorous anecdotes of life on the Last Frontier / Fairbanks, Alaska : Alaska Workers Pub. Co., 1994. 159p. [Not available for review.] ISBN0964155303. LC94-094456.

Lessons My Sled Dog Taught Me : Humor and Heartwarming Tails from Alaska's Mushers / collected by Tina Brown ; illustrations by Amanda Brannon (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1998), 160 pp., cloth, $9.95, ISBN0945397690, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Collection of words of wisdom, humor, insight, and inspiration from the men and women who run dog teams.

Lethcoe, Jim. History of Prince William Sound, Alaska / Valdez, Alaska: Prince William Sound Books, 1994. 169p. Early explorers to 1994 with brief bibliography and index. ISBN1877900044. wln94-284125. $14.95.

Lethcoe, Jim and Nancy. Valdez Gold Rush Trails of 1898-1899 (Valdez, Alaska : Prince William Sound Books, c1996.), 136 p., paper, ISBN 1877900052 (Box 1313, Valdez, AK 99686). wln96242104. Maps, excerpts from journals, and historic photos combine to tell a fascinating story of this route to the gold fields. An appendix lists the names gleaned from many sources of over 1000 of the 3000 stampeders.

Levi, Steven C. Cowboys of the Sky: The Story of Alaska's Bush Pilots (New York: Walker and Company, 1996), 114 p., cloth, $17.95 plus postage, ISBN080278331-7 (435 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014). LC95-035284.

Liapunova, Roza Gavrilovna. [Ocherki po etnografii aleutov. English] Essays on the Ethnography of the Aleuts: at the end of the Eighteenth and the first half of the Nineteenth Century / translated by Jerry Shelest with the editorial assistance of William B. Workman and Lydia T. Black (Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, 1996), paper, 256 p., ISBN0912006854 (PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240). LC96-016064. Originally published in Russian twenty years ago, this volume reviews early historical sources and ethnological collections found in Russian and English that document Aleut life and material culture.

Library of Congress. Many Nations : a Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Indian and Alaska Native Peoples of the United States / edited by Patrick Frazier and the Publishing Office. (Washington : Library of Congress, 1996), 334 p., paper, ISBN0844409049 (for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402). LC 96-42503. Responding to increasing public interest in Native American heritage, the library staff has compiled this guide by grouping the resources into major subject categories.

Lillard, Charles. Just East of Sundown : the Queen Charlotte Islands (Victoria, B.C. : Horsdal & Schubart, c1995), 180 p., ISBN 0920663346, 425 Simcoe St., Suite 623, Victoria, BC V8V 4T3 CANADA. History and description of Queen Charlottes. LC 95225883.

Lipka, Jerry. Transforming the Culture of Schools : Yupik Eskimo Examples (Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998), 246 pp., cloth, $49.95, ISBN0805828206, or paperback, $24.00, ISBN0805828214, 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Addresses issues of equity and school transformation, and shows how one indigenous minority teachers' group transformed schooling in their community.

Lloyd, Steve K. Farallon : Shipwreck and Survival on the Alaska Shore (Pullman : Washington State University Press, 2000), 202 pp., cloth, ISBN 0874221935, $35.00 plus postage, or paper, ISBN 0874221943, $18.95 plus postage, P.O. Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910. Account of a 1910 winter shipwreck and rescue in Cook Inlet, dramatically illustrated with photographs taken by the ship's mail clerk, John E. Thwaites.

London, Jack. The Call of the Wild , annotated by Daniel Dyer, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995),284 p., (ISBN 0806127570), $30.00 cloth or $19.95 paper plus postage, P.O. Box 787, Norman, OK 73070-0787. Text of the classic 1903 story, plus maps, illustrations, and 200 pages of annotations. LC 95-15717.

Loomis, Frederic; compiled by Lee Sims. Miner, Preacher, Doctor, Teacher : Stories of an Odyssey from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Ketchikan, Alaska, to a Pioneering Medical Career in Oakland, California (Walnut Creek, CA : Hardscratch Press, 2000), 128 pp., paper, $19.50 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN 0962542997, order from Wizard Works, P.O. Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603-1125. Alaskan portion includes a description of turn-of-the-century life at the Prince of Wales Island mining camp of Dolomi.

Lord, Nancy. Fishcamp : Life on an Alaskan Shore (Washington, DC : Island Press, 1997), 261 pp., cloth, $22.95, ISBN1559635258 (1718 Connecticut Avenue, N. W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009). LC96-52052. Author writes of her life from June to August, days filled with net fishing near Cook Inlet and with the nature and cultures that surround their site.

Lord, Nancy. Green Alaska : Dreams from the Far Coast (Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, 1999) 170 pp., cloth, $23.00 + postage, ISBN 1582430020, or paper, $13.00 + postage, ISBN 1582430780, P.O. Box 65793, Washington DC 20035-5793. "An imaginative work based largely on the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 and writer John Burroughs' role as expedition historian."

Lowder, Norma. We Gratefully Come, Remembering, Rejoicing (Houston : The Author, 1998), 54 pp., comb-bound, 7480 Beachnut, #127, Houston, TX 77074. Illustrated history of the Jesse Lee Home at Unalaska, written on the occasion of placing a commemorative marker at the site of the orphanage and school. 

Lowenstein, Tom. Ancient land, sacred whale : the Inuit hunt and its rituals / New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. 189p. Describes the cycle of life throughout the year which culminates in the spring whale hunt. Lowenstein includes a sequence of poems detailing the ritual year. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN0374104972. LC9342941. $20.00

Lowry, Shannon. Natives of the Far North: Alaska's vanishing culture in the eye of Edward Sheriff Curtis / Mechanicsburg PA: Stackpole Books, 1994. 139p. Selected Curtis Images of Natives of Nunivak Island, King Island, Diomede Islands and Kingigan illustrate an overview of customs, ceremonies and legends of Yupik culture. ISBN0811711021. LC94-13657. $29.95.

Ludmer, Larry. Cruising Alaskan waters : a passenger's guide to cruising Alaskan waters and discovering the Interior / Edison, NJ : Hunter Pub., 1994.  ISBN1556506503. wln94-391629. $11.95.

Luke, Howard. My Own Trail (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Knowledge Network, 1998), 112 pp., paperback, $10.00, ISBN1877962325, P.O. Box 756730, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6730. A message on the importance of the respect for elders and their guidance and support, and how that respect serves as a basis for success in life.

Lundberg, Murray. Fractured Veins & Broken Dreams: Montana Mountain and the Windy Arm Stampede (Whitehorse : Pathfinder Publications, 1998), 160 pp., paper, $19.95 plus $6.00 postage, order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B2. Story of a 1905 silver strike in the area between Windy Arm and Carcross in southern Yukon.

Lynge, Aqqaluk. Inuit : Inuit Issittormiut Kattuffiata oqaluttuassartaa = histoire de la Conference Circumpolaire Inuit = the story of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference / Nuuk : Atuakkiorfik (Postboks 840, 3900 Nuuk, Greenland), 1993. 121p. The story of the establishment of the Inuit circumpolar Conference, which stretches from Siberia to Greenland and explores some of the issues facing the Inuit. In English, French, and Inuit. ISBN8755806422. wln94-324085. Est: $58.00 for book plus postage.

MacArthur, Loren, and Debbie S. Miller. Alaska and the Northwest : Alaska, Oregon, Washington / foreword by Theodore E. Roosevelt IV (New York : St. Martin's Griffin, c2000), 274 pp., paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 0312253729, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. One of Audubon Society guides, this covers 59 National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, including 100 pages on Alaska.

MacBride, W. D. All My Rivers Flowed West: Autobiography of W. D. MacBride, "the Montana Kid" (Whitehorse: Beringian Books, 1991), 96 p., paper, CN$11.99 plus CN$6.00 postage, ISBN0969274440 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YlA 2B2). Cn92-008918. Life story of a Yukon riverboat and railroad man.

MacDonald, George F. Haida Art (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996), 256 p., cloth, $60.00 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN029597561X (PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). "The definitive book on Haida art provides an informed overview of Haida art in a historical, cultural, and cosmological context."

MacDonald, Ian, and Betty O'Keefe. The Klondike's "Dear Little Nugget" (Victoria, BC : Horsdal & Schubart, 1996) 151 p., paper, CN$12.95, ISBN 0920663451 (623-425 Simcoe St., Victoria, DC V8V4T3). LC96-168166. Story of newspaper men Gene Allen and his brother George and life during the great gold rush as portrayed on the pages of the first Dawson newspaper, The Klondike Nugget.

MacDonald, John. The Arctic Sky : Inuit Astronomy, Star Lore, and Legend (Toronto : Royal Ontario Museum ; Iqaluit, N.W.T. : Nunavut Research Institute, 1998), 313 pp., paperback, US$29.95, ISBN0888544278,100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ONT M5S 2C6. Combines interviews with Inuit elders and historical records of arctic explorers to describe a journey through the Arctic night.

Mackay, James Alexander. Vagabond of Verse: Robert Service, a Biography (North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square, 1996), 432 p., cloth, $35.00, ISBN 1851587047; paper, $22.95, ISBN 1851588493, plus postage, (PO Box 257, North Pomfret, VT 05053). wln96-34406. Chronicle of the bard's life.  

Mackie, Richard S. Trading Beyond the Mountains: The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1997), 420 pp., cloth, ISBN 0774805595, $75.00 plus $5.00 postage, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T lZ2. LC97-144799. History of fur trade in British Columbia and rest of Northwest Coast.

MacLean, Robert Merrill, and Sean Rossiter. Flying cold : the adventures of Russel Merrill, pioneer Alaskan aviator / Fairbanks : Epicenter Press; Portland, OR : Graphic Arts Center Pub. Col, 1994. 178 p. Biography of one of Alaska's first aviators (1920s); based on personal logs, journals, letters written by Merrill and his widow Thyra and illustrated with over 80 vintage photographs. ISBN094597321(hbd); 09439733X pbk. LC94-27416. $34.95; $24.95 pbk .

MacLeish, Sumner. Seven Words for Wind: Essays and Field Notes from Alaska's Pribilof Islands (Fairbanks, AK: Epicenter Press, 1997), 159 pp., cloth, $16.95, ISBN0945397356, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. LC97-075309. Reflections and stories of life on a remote Alaska Island far out in the Bering Sea during the 1980s.

Macnair, Peter L. Down from the Shimmering Sky : Masks of the Northwest Coast (Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998), 192 pp., paperback, $30.00, ISBN0295977094, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. This exhibition catalog presents two centuries of masks made by First Nations artists on the Pacific Northwest Coast. The accompanying text surveys the four dimensions of the cosmos and issues related to the creation and marketing of the masks.

Malloy, Mary. "Boston Men" on the Northwest Coast : the American Maritime Fur Trade, 1788-1844 (Kingston, Ont. ; Fairbanks : Limestone Press : University of Alaska Press [distributor], 1998), 232 pp., cloth, $28.00, ISBN1895901189 (Series: Alaska history no. 47), P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Explores the strong commercial ties that bound New England's merchant mariners to the native peoples of the Northwest Coast. Includes information listed by ship's name.

Margeson, Charles. Experiences of Gold Hunters in Alaska: The Story of the Valdez and Copper River Gold Rush (Valdez: Prince William Sound Books, 1997), 240 pp., 19.95 plus postage, ISBN 1877900095, P.O. Box 1313, Valdez, AK 99686. wln97-141797. Reprint of a scarce 1899 classic about the gold rush; most of the original edition was destroyed in a warehouse fire.

Mason, Owen K. Living with the Coast of Alaska (Durham : Duke University Press, 1997), 348 pp., cloth, $54.95, ISBN0822320096, or paperback, $19.95, ISBN0822320193 (Series: Living with the shore), 905 W. Main Street, Suite 18B, Durham, NC 27701, 1-888-651-0122. A user's guide for both present and future inhabitants of Alaska with its 45,000 miles of coast. Provides the fundamentals of hazard recognition and mitigation strategy; discusses the geological history of Alaska and its relation to the area's cultural history; and presents customized hazard risk assessments for coastal communities.

McAlister, Emily and Melinda Tsu. The Kodiak Coastal Defense System at Fort Greely During World War II : U.S. Army, Fort Greely, Kodiak, Alaska (Anchorage : Montgomery Watson for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1999) 22 pp., paper, request from Montgomery Watson, 4100 Spenard Road, Anchorage AK 99517-2901. Illustrated pamphlet describing this Army post near Kodiak. At full capacity, Fort Greely housed nearly 750 officers and 10,000 soldiers, waiting for an attack by Japan which never came.

McBeath, Gerald A. Alaska politics and government / Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, 1994. 365p. Describes the workings of Alaska's government and its interaction with the Federal government, using real issues such as ANWR; within this the author examines the themes of independence, dependence, and the search for sustainable economic development. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN0803231202hdb, ISBN0803281498pbk. $47.50hdb, $16.95pbk.

McClanahan, Alexandra J. Growing Up Native in Alaska, forward by Carl H. Marrs (Anchorage : The Ciri Foundation, 2000), 389 pp., paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN1578331145, 2600 Cordova Street, Suite 206, Anchorage, AK 99503. Twenty-seven young Alaska Natives discuss their cultures and traditions and their meaning and relevance in today's world.

McCloskey, William. Their Fathers' Work : Casting Nets with the World's Fishermen (McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing), 370 pp., revised edition, $12.95, paper, ISBN 007135820X; Collection of essays, exploring the challenges that face commercial fishermen in various parts of the globe, including Alaska.

McCune, Don. Trail to the Klondike (Pullman, WA : Washington State University Press, 1997), 114 pp., cloth, $35.00 plus $2.50 postage, ISBN0874221439 or paper, $19.95 plus $2.50 postage, ISBN0874221447, PO Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910. LC97-735. In late 1960s, author and his television crew retraced the stampeders trail to commemorate the Yukon Gold Rush of 1897-98; includes over 120 historical illustrations by gold rush stampeder/photographer Eric Hegg.

McDaniel, Will. Alaska Gold: Life on the New Frontier, 1898-1906, edited by Jeff Kunkel, (San Francisco: California Historical Society and Scottwall Associates, 1997), 176 pp., cloth, $34.95 plus $3.50 postage, ISBN 0942087143, order from Scottwall Associates, 95 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA 94117. wln97-354519. Letters and over 100 photographs by two San Jose ranchers who joined the gold rush to Nome.

McDowell, Jim. Jose Narvaez : the Forgotten Explorer : Including His Narrative of a Voyage on the Northwest Coast in 1788 (Spokane, Wash. : Arthur H. Clark Company, 1998), 189 pp., cloth, $32.50, ISBN087062265X, P.O. Box 14707, Spokane, WA 99214. This young navigator was the first Spaniard to reconnoiter a functioning Russian fur trading outpost in the North Pacific, and the first European to probe San Juan de Fuca Strait, sail across Georgia Strait, explore its islands, and discover the future site of Vancouver, B.C.

McGhee, Robert. Ancient People of the Arctic (Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press : Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1996), cloth, 244 p., $29.95 plus postage, ISBN0774805536 (University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2; distributed by University of Washington Press, PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). wln96-303436. Traces the lives of the Paleo-Eskimos, the first explorers of the Arctic four thousand years ago.

McLeod-Everette, Sharon. Walk Softly With Me : Adventures of a Woman Big-Game Guide in Alaska (Fairbanks : Vanessapress, 1998), 174 pp., paperback, $17.00, ISBN0940055503, P.O. Box 82761, Fairbanks, AK 99708. The author relates her life-long experiences with the outdoors and big-game hunting in Alaska.

Madonna, James A. Alaska Gold Trails : The Pioneers (Fairbanks : A.P. Pub., 1999), paper; $14.95 + postage, ISBN 1891733087 (v. 1), available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Volume I of Life in Alaska's Frontier as told by the Pioneers Who Blazed the Trails.

Magoffin, Jim. Triumph over turbulence / Anchorage, AK : s.n., 1993. 64p. Biography of a contemporary bush pilot and founder of Interior Airway. Magoffin's look focuses especially on the era of Alaskan aviation in the oil boom period. Includes index. ISBN0963780603. wln94-23127. $29.95.

Malin, Edward. Northwest Coast Indian Painting : House Fronts and Interior Screens (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 1999) 288 p., cloth, $39.95 + postage, ISBN 0881924717, 133 S.W. Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204. Focuses on the lost riches of house art, bringing to life this extraordinary, nearly extinct work through rare photographs and his own renderings of actual house paintings and screen partitions.

Malloy, Mary. Souvenirs of the Fur Trade : Northwest Coast Indian Art and Artifacts Collected by American Mariners, 1788-1844 (Cambridge, MA : Peabody Museum Press, 2000), 188 pp., paper, $35.00 plus postage, ISBN 0873658337, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138. An illustrated look at artifacts held by ten institutions.

Mangieri, Nick. Frozen Shield : Alaska Cover-up (Williamsburg, Va. : Veracity Press, 2000), 395 pp., paper, $9.50 plus $3.50 postage, ISBN 0966536428, P.O. Box 369, Lightfoot, VA 93090. Former police chief tells his side of the story of governmental corruption in Palmer.

Marine Mammals and the Exxon Valdez / edited by Thomas R. Loughlin, Sponsored by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee San Diego : Academic Press, Inc., 1994. 395p. Articles on the effects of the oil spill on marine mammals of Prince William Sound. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN0124561608. LC94020833. $49.95.

Martin, Constance, with essays by Richard V. West. Distant Shores : The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent (Chesterfield, MA : Chameleon Books, 2000), 128 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN 0520227115 or paper, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 0520227123, 31 Smith Road, Chesterfield, MA 01012. Catalog for a museum exhibit of the controversial New England artist's work; he and his son spent the winter of 1918-19 on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay near Seward.

Matson, Richard G. The Prehistory of the Northwest Coast (San Diego: Academic Press, 1995), 364 p., cloth, ISBN 0-12-480260-5, $69.00 plus postage, 6227 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32887. LC 94-020599.

Matthews, Donna, and Barbara Sweetland Smith. Science Under Sail : Russia's Great Voyages to America, 1728-1867-Instructional Guide (Anchorage : Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 2000), 201 pp., spiral-bound, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 1885267037, Anchorage Museum of History and Art Gift Shop, 121 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Illustrated study materials and classroom activities arranged around ten topics, to accompany the museum exhibit of the same name.

Matz, George. World Heritage Wilderness : From the Wrangells to Glacier Bay, Volume 26, Number 2 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 1999) 112 pp., paper, $21.95 + $4.00 postage, ISBN 1566610451, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage AK 99509-3370. Geography and history of the mountain wilderness which straddles the Alaska-Yukon boundary.

Maud, Ralph. Transmission Difficulties (Burnaby, BC : Talonbooks, 2000), 174 pp., paper, $12.95us, $16.95cdn plus postage, ISBN 0889224307, #104, 3100 Production Way, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 4R4, distributed in US by General Distribution Services Inc., 4500 Witmer Industrial Estates, Niagara Fall, NY, 14305-1386. Study of Franz Boas's translations of the stories he gathered from the Tsimshian Henry Tate.

Mayer, Melanie J., and Robert N. DeArmond. Staking Her Claim : the Life of Belinda Mulrooney, Klondike and Alaska Entrepreneur (Athens : Swallow Press, 2000), 390 pp., cloth, ISBN 0804010218, $39.95 plus postage, or paper, ISBN 0804001226, $19.95 plus postage, Ohio University Press, Scott Quadrangle, Athens, OH 45701. Arriving in Alaska as a single woman in 1895, Irish immigrant Mulrooney established a successful retail operation. She joined the Klondike gold rush a few years later, founding towns and thriving as a restaurateur, banker, real estate developer, contractor, and merchant.

Mendenhall, Nancy M. Beachlines: A Pocket History of Nome, Alaska (Nome: George Sabo, 1997),96 pp., comb-bound, $10.00 plus postage, order from Nancy Mendenhall, Box 1141, Nome, AK 99762. wln97-318162. Brief overview of Nome and its history, a "crossroads of diverse ideas, cultures, and personalities."

Meredith, Susan. Alaska's Search for a Killer: A Seafaring Medical Adventure, 1946 to 1948 (Juneau : Alaska Public Health Nursing History Association, 1998), 271 pp., paper, $21.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0965984915, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The cruise of the MV Hygiene, a floating medical clinic fighting rampant tuberculosis in Alaska's coastal villages.

Mertie, John Beaver, and Louis Prindle. Circle Goldfields, 1893-1938, compiled by Ron Wendte (Wasilla, AK : Goldstream Publications, 1997), 54 pp., paper, $9.95, ISBN1886574162. wln98048592. "Circle part of a group of books belonging to the Alaska geological gold series.... Information in the books is from the United States Geological Survey bulletins."

Metcalfe, Peter. Earning a Place in History : Shee Atika, the Sitka Native Claims Corporation (Sitka : Shee Atika Incorporated, 2000), 88 pp., paper, request from Shee Atika, Inc., Sitka, AK 99835. Illustrated history of the Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act as it relates to one of only four urban corporations established under it.

Metcalfe, Peter. The First 25 Years : a History of Goldbelt, Incorporated (Juneau : Goldbelt, Inc., 1998), 64 pp., paperback, 9097 Glacier Hwy., Suite 200, Juneau, AK 99801. An illustrated history of the ANSCA corporation for Juneau, Alaska.

Michaels, M. B. Beyond Description : Work by Three Alaskan Artists : Carol Crump Bryner, Todd Sherman, Kenneth DeRoux . (Clear, AK: Sky High Publishing, 1995), 32 p., P.O. Box 40045, Clear, AK 99704. Three Alaska artists discuss their work and outlook on art. wln96-130895.

Middleton, John. Clothing in Colonial Russian America: A New Look, edited by Lyn Kalani, (Fairbanks: Limestone Press, 1996), 138 pp., cloth, $20.00 plus $3.50 postage, ISBN 1895901081, P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. LC97-214615. Nineteenth century costume at Fort Ross and in Alaska.

Miller, Jay. Tsimshian Culture: A Light Through the Ages (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997), 202 pp., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN 080323192X. LC96-035895,  312 N. Lincoln Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. Explores the intricacies of the Tsimshian culture with special emphasis, because of personal experience, on the Southern Tsimshian.

Miller, Keith Harvey. Prudhoe Bay Governor: Alaska's Keith Miller, as told to Joseph Edward Maynard. (Anchorage: Todd Communications, 1997), 296 pp., cloth, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 1878100998, 203 W 15th Avenue, Suite 102, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC97-60349. Life story of Alaska's governor from 1969 to 1970.

Miller, Polly G. Glass trade beads in Alaska : early contact / Altamonte Springs, FL : Bead Society of Central Florida (121 Larkspur Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701), 1994. 44p. Explores the historical, ethnographical, ethno-historical and archaeological evidence to explain the bead legacy left by trading impacts that took place across Alaska's vast geographical expanse over a time span of 150 years. Includes bibliographical references; originally presented at "The Bead Trade in the Americas" international conference held March 20-22, 1992 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. LC94-237824. $15.00 + $1.50 shipping.

Minority Rights Group, editors. Polar Peoples: Self-Determination and Development (London: Minority Rights Publications, 1994), 270 p., ISBN 1873194560, ISBN 187319451x, paper, 379 Brixton Road, London, UK SW9 7DE. History and current issues facing northern indigenous peoples, including chapters on Greenland, the Russian Far North, Alaska, Canada's Inuit, and the Saami of Lapland. LC 94-204813.

Mitchell, Donald Craig. Sold American : the Story of Alaska Natives and Their Land, 1867 - 1959 : the Army to Statehood (Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College : University Press of New England, 1997), 476 pp., cloth, $39.95, ISBN0874518008, Hanover, NH 03755-0248. LC96-041871. Detailed study of history, politics, land claims, and relations between the Federal government and Alaska natives before Statehood in 1959.

Mitham, Peter J. Robert W. Service : a Bibliography (New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Books, 2000), 440 pp., cloth, $65.00 plus postage, ISBN 1584560118, 310 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720. Descriptive bibliography for the North's most famous poet; includes exhaustive listings of books, articles, translations, archives, biographical material, musicals, sound recordings, and films.

Mobley, Charles M. Cultural Resource Inventory and Evaluation of the Hood Bay Cannery, Admiralty Island, Alaska (Anchorage : Charles M. Mobley & Associates, 1999) 96pp., paper, 200 W. 34th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99503. History of structures and operations at the site of a southeast Alaska cannery which burned in 1961; includes an appendix listing Angoon residents receiving wages from the cannery in 1953.

Mobley, Charles M. Cultural Resource Survey of the Lindenberg Peninsula Timber Sale, Kupreanof Island, Alaska (Anchorage : Charles M. Mobley & Associates, 1999) 94 pp., paper, 200 W. 34th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99503. Using oral history interviews, historical photographs, and field surveys, the author describes evidence of human activity in this area near Petersburg.

Molett, William E. Robert Peary and Matthew Henson at the North Pole (Frankfort, KY : Elkhorn Press, [1996]), 123 p., $19.95, ISBN 095165302 (available from Wm. E. Molett, 1003 River Bend Road, Frankfort, KY 40601). wln97-050242. Presents Peary's case for reaching the North Pole, analyzing the sledge speeds, distances, weathers, and other factors.

Moore, Delores L. Penny: Half Coyote, or Half Wolf - and All Heart (Anchorage, AK : Lighthouse Publications, 1966), 155 p., paper, $9.95, ISBN1888844000 (PO Box 210288, Anchorage, AK 99521-0288). LC96-76842. A dog shares the life of a family that moves to Kodiak following the Good Friday Earthquake in 1964.

Moore, Katrina H. Borestone to Bering Strait : Glimpses of the Adventures of Terris Moore in the Mountains of Three Continents and Flights as a Seaplane Pilot Northward to the Frozen Ocean (Westwood, Mass. : The Author, 1999) 260 pp., paper, request from Katrina Smathers, 675 Orange Avenue, Los Altos CA 94022. Biography of a Maine-born mountaineer and bush pilot who became the second president of the University of Alaska in 1949; written by his wife and edited by his daughter.

Morgan, Albert Weldon. Memories of old Sunrise : gold mining on Alaska's Turnagain Arm / edited by Rolfe G. Buzzell / Anchorage : Cook Inlet Historical Society (121 West 7th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501), 1994. 104p. Adventures of a Gold Rush miner in the Turnagain Arm area, south of Anchorage, 1897-1901. ISBN187862016. LC94-68464. $18.95

Morgan, Lael. Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush (Fairbanks, AK : Epicenter Press, 1998), 352 pp., cloth, $24.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN0945397631, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Stories of the prostitutes, dance hall girls, and entertainers who accompanied the men of the gold rush era. Alaska Historical Society award for history book of the year, 1998.

Morgan, Murray. Confederate Raider in the North Pacific: The Saga of the C. S. S. Shenandoah, 1864-65 (Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1996), 352 p., paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN0874221234 (PO Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910). Account of the last shots fired in the Civil War--off the coast of Alaska. Originally published as Dixie Raider in 1948.

Morrison, David, and Georges-Hebert Germain. Inuit : Glimpses of an Arctic Past / illustrations by Frederic Back, (Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, c1995), 159 p., ISBN 0660140381, $27.95, University of Washington Press, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. With over 225 photographs and original illustrations, the authors offer an interesteing view of daily life and the history and tradition culture of the Inuit of northern Canada. wln96-17368.

Morrison, William R. True North: The Yukon and Northwest Territories (Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1998), 202 pp., paper, $29.95 plus $6.00 postage, order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B2. Part of the "Illustrated History of Canada" series, written by a history professor from the University of Northern British Columbia.

Morrison, William R. Working the North : labor and the northwest defense projects / Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, 1994. 270p. Anecdotal tales and documents reflecting workers' lives in the North. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN0912006722hdb, ISBN0912006730pbk. LC94-68464. $30.00hdb, $20.00pbk.

Morrow, Phyllis, and William Schneider, editor. When Our Words Return: Writing, Hearing, and Remembering Oral Traditions of Alaska and the Yukon (Logan: Utah State University Press, 1995), 244 p., ISBN 0874211956, $36.95 cloth or $19.95 paper plus postage, Logan, UT 84322-7800. Oral traditions and folklore analysed and edited by oral historians and anthropologists fromUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks. LC 95-032445.

Morseth, Michele. Puyulek Pu'irtuq! = The People of the Volcanoes: Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Ethnographic Overview & Assessment (Anchorage : National Park Service, Lake Clark / Katmai National Park and Preserve, 1998), 186 pp., paper, ISBN0941555054, request from National Park Service, 4230 University Drive, Suite 311, Anchorage, AK 99508. Illustrated history of this remote National Park unit on the Alaska Peninsula.

Moss, H. P. One Alaskan's Potpourri : Volume 1, the Homestead Years (Eagle River, Alaska : Eagle River Type and Graphics, 1997), 228 pp., paperback, $14.95 + $4.00 postage, ISBN 0965307417, 17050 N. Eagle River Loop Rd., #3, Eagle River, AK 99577-7804. The former State Senator remembers his years as a homesteading grandfather in the 1970s.

Mousalimas, S. A. The Transition from Shamanism to Russian Orthodoxy in Alaska (Providence, RI: Berghahn Books, 1994), 272 p., ISBN 1571810064, cloth, $49.95 plus $3.00 postage, 165 Taber Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. Examines "the early contacts with Russians in this region and the social changes that occurred through the interplay of continuity and transformation." LC 94-036777.

Muckle, Robert J. The First Nations of British Columbia : an Anthropological Survey (Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, 1998), 146 pp., paperback, $16.95, ISBN077480663X, UBC Press, University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada. Presents a concise and accessible overview of First Nations peoples, cultures, and issues in the province. The author currently teaches anthropology at Capilano College in North Vancouver.

Murphy, Claire Rudolf, and Jane G. Haigh. Gold Rush Women (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Northwest Books, 1997), 126 pp. paper, $16.95, ISBN0882404849, order from PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210. LC 97-946. Profiles selected to reveal the depth and variety of women's roles in the North during the Klondike Gold Rush.

Murray, Jean A., comp. Music of the Alaska-Klondike Gold Rush : Songs & History (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1999) 440 pp., cloth, $54.95 + postage, ISBN 1889963135, or spiral, $35.95 + postage, ISBN 1889963143, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks AK 99775-6240. A collection of historically verified pieces of music (with arrangements of the originals suitable for modern voices and instruments) brings back the sounds of the "Days of Ninety-Eight."

Murray, Marti. Memory Eternal I: A Baseline Inventory of the Burials Surrounding the Holy Ascension Cathedral at Unalaska, Alaska (Unalaska : The Author, 1997), 48 pp., paper, $15.00 postpaid, 46170 Spruce Place, Kenai, AK 99611. Illustrated with color photographs, this booklet inventories thirty-eight graves on the grounds of this Russian Orthodox cathedral and gives brief biographies of those who are buried.

Myers, Gary Lee. Pancakes & Coffee : a Solo Canoe Trek through the Alaska Wilderness (Joliet, IL : D & C Myers Publications, 2000), 167 pp., paper, $8.95, ISBN 0966817613. An adventure-seeker takes his canoe on an exploration of Alaska and finds what he seeks.

Nalder, Eric. Tankers full of trouble: the perilous journey of Alaskan crude / New York: Grove Press, 1994. 294p. Seattle Times investigative reporter takes a trip on the tanker ARCO Anchorage to gain an understanding of the problems and workings of the tanker industry. ISBN080211458X. LC93-31198. $24.00.

Naish, John M. The Interwoven Lives of George Vancouver, Archibald Menzies, Joseph Whidbey, and Peter Puget: Exploring the Pacific Northwest Coast (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1996), 537 p., ISBN077348857X (Box 450, Lewiston, NY 14092-0450). LC95-043268.

Nelson, Jerry Ray. Alaska Burning (St.-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec : Shoreline, 1998), 144 pp., paperback, US$16.95, ISBN189675404X, 23 Ste-Anne, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1L1. One man's adventures as an emergency fire fighter in Eagle, Alaska.

Neufeld, David. Make it pay! : gold dredge #4 : Klondike, Yukon, Canada / Missoula, MT : Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1994. 64p. Pictures of the dredge, information on how it works, and some gold mining history about the Klondike River Valley make this book a useful addition to gold mining literature. ISBN0929521889. $7.95.

Neufeld, David, and Frank Norris. Chilkoot Trail: Heritage Route to the Klondike (Whitehorse, Yukon : Lost Moose Publishing, 1996), 182 p., paper, $19-95 plus postage (58 Kluane Crescent, Whitehorse, YT YlA 3G7). wln96-281768. Historians from Parks Canada and the US National Park Service tell the story of the Klondike gold rush trail; over 250 photographs.

Nice, Philip with Walter Johnson, The Alaska Health Aide Program: A Tradition of Helping Ourselves ([Anchorage : Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies], 1998), 64 pp., paper, $10.00, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508. Chronology and description of Alaska's unique program which uses local residents to provide health care in rural locations.

Nichols, Dean. The Copper Sands and Prince William Sound; The N.P.M.W.A.R.A., The North Pacific Major World Air Route Area (Portland, OR: Binford & Mort, 1994), 328 p., ISBN 0832305030, paper, $19.95 plus $3.50 postage, P.O. Box 10404, Portland, OR 972100404. Two books in one: the first a "journal of a Patrol Boat Captain in the historic fishing village of Cordova" in the early sixties; the other about the "North Pacific Major World Air Route Area." LC 93-071480.

Nicholson, John W. No Half Truths : Reminiscences of Life in Bristol Bay, Alaska, 1906-1995 / line drawings by Steve Peterson (Anchorage, Alaska : Dillingham, Alaska), 160 p., ISBN 0964480948, Box 41, Dillingham 99756. Oral history of old-timer - trapper, fisherman - from Nushagak Bay, whose father immigrated from Denmark and became a commercial fisherman. LC 95-70296.

Niebrugge, Gail. Gail Niebrugge's Alaska Wildflowers : an Artist's Journey in Paintings and Prose ([Seattle, WA ; Fairbanks, AK] : Epicenter Press, c2000), 64 pp., cloth, $16.95, ISBN 0945397895, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Copper Center artist presents paintings with her stories about her explorations in the Alaska landscape.

Noden, Walter. Alaska Salmon and Sail (New York : Vantage Press, 2000), 130 pp., paper, $8.95 plus $2.50 postage, ISBN 0533133785, 516 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001. Son of a Yup'ik mother and a Scotch-Irish father, the author recalls his life spent as a commercial fisherman, bush pilot, and gold prospector in southwest Alaska.

Nordlander, David J. For God and Tsar: A Brief History of Russian America, 1741-1867 (Anchorage: Alaska Natural History Association, 1994), 25 p., paper, ISBN 0-930931-15-7, $3.95 plus postage, 605 West 4th Avenue, Suite 85, Anchorage, AK 99501. Illustrated booklet by the historian at Sitka National Historical Park. wln96-24087.

Norris, Frank, Julie Johnson, Sande Anderson and Logan Hovis. The Alaska Journey : One Hundred and Fifty Years of the Department of the Interior in Alaska (Anchorage : Alaska Support Office, National Park Service, 1999) 104 pp., paper, available from National Park Service, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage AK 99503-2892. Illustrated, historical highlights of the Department of the Interior's role in the political, economic, and social development of Alaska.

Norris, Frank B. Legacy of the Gold Rush: An Administrative History of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Anchorage: National Park Service, 1996), 509 pp., paper, request from National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. LC96-231316. Extensive study of Park located in Skagway and Seattle.

Norris, Karen & Ralph Norris. Northwest Carving Traditions (Atglen, Penn. : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1999) pp., cloth, $70.00 + postage, ISBN 0764307991, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen PA 19310. With the collector in mind, this depicts Northwest Coast Native art in over 400 color photos of totems, drums, rattles, boxes, canoes, and masks.

Northstine, Greg L. A Revolving Door Syndrome : Alaska Natives' Introduction and Entry into the State's Criminal Justice System (Juneau : Alaska. Legislature. Joint Senate and House Finance Subcommittee on Corrections, 1997), 42 pp., paperback. "Prepared for the Twentieth Alaska State Legislature and other interested parties."

Not Just a Pretty Face : Dolls and Human Figurines in Alaska Native Cultures, edited by Molly C. Lee (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Museum, 1999) 75 pp., paper, $17.95 + postage, ISBN 0931163188, 907 Yukon Drive, P.O. Box 756960, Fairbanks AK 99775-6960. Beautiful exhibit catalog with informative accompanying text.

Nowry, Laurence. Marius Barbeau: Man of Mana (Toronto: NC Press, 1996), 445 pp., paper, CN$29.95 plus postage, ISBN 1550211005, 345 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R5. Life story of the prolific Geological Survey of Canada anthropologist who documented Native cultures of the Alaskan and British Columbia coasts during the first half of the twentieth century.

Nye, Dagmar I. Sixty Odd Years : An Alaskan's Selected Reminiscences (Anchorage: Publication Consultants, 1999) 288 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN 1888125411, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Memories of childhood, youth, and adulthood as a woman of Alaska.

O'Connell, Rev. Ms. Dianne. The Yukon Presbyterian : An Unauthorized Biography (100 Years of Presbyterian Work in the Northern Parts of Alaska), (Anchorage : Yukon Presbytery, 1999), 342 pp., spiral-bound, $35.00 + postage, 616 West Tenth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. An illustrated denominational history covering mission work, churches, people and issues in four regions of the state: northwest arctic, arctic, interior, and south-central.

O'Donnell, Jack. Alaska Panhandle Tales : or Funny Things Happened Up North (Seaside, Ore. : Frontier Pub., 1996), 181 pp., paperback, $16.95, ISBN0939116405, P.O. Box 441, Seaside, OR 97138. The author, a commercial fisherman and guide, portrays the unusual men and women who came to Southeast Alaska and left their mark.

O'Donoghue, Brian Patrick. Honest Dogs : A Story of Triumph and Regret from the World's Toughest Sled Dog Race (Kenmore, Wash. : Epicenter Press, 1999) 335 pp., paper, $16.95 + $5 postage, ISBN 094539778X, P.O. Box 82368, Kenmore WA 98028. A newspaper reporter tries his luck on the brutal Yukon Quest six years after finishing last in the Iditarod.

O'Keefe, Betty and Ian Macdonald. The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia : Did They All Have to Die? (Surrey, B.C. : Heritage House Pub. ; Bishop, Calif. : Fine Edge, 1998), 192 pp., paperback, $16.95, ISBN0938665618, or ISBN 1895811643, Route 2, Box 303, Bishop, CA 93514. Even after 80 years, the worst disaster of the Inside Passage still leaves lingering questions these journalists explore.

O'Neill, Daniel T. The firecracker boys / New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. 388p. Author was named Historian of the Year in 1994 by the Alaska Historical Society for this book that tells the story of Project Chariot, a plan to carve a new harbor out of the Alaska coast near Point Hope by detonating thermonuclear bombs, and how the project and the Atomic Energy Commission were stopped in the early 1960's. The Author also received the Alaska Library Association's 1994 Outstanding Alaskana Award. ISBN0312110863. LC94-2830. $24.95.

Oakes, Jill E. (Jill Elizabeth), and Rick Riewe. Our Boots : an Inuit Art (Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c1995). 224 p., ISBN 1550541951, $50.00cn, 1615 Venables St., Vancouver, BC V5L 2H1, CANADA. cn95-910359.

Oakley, Barbara A. Hair of the Dog : Tales from Aboard a Russian Trawler (Pullman, WA : Washington State University Press, 1996), 190 p., cloth, $35.00, ISBN087422134X; paper, $19.95, ISBN0874221358 (PO Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910). LC96-853. Serving as a translator aboard the Russian processing ships where Russian and American fishermen worked together during a joint fishing venture in the 1980s.

Oleksa, Father Michael; June Hall; Richard Dauenhauer; and Kathy Ruddy. The First One Hundred Years: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church One Hundred Years (Juneau: Friends of St. Nicholas, 1994), 36 p., paper, $7.95 plus postage, order from Hearthside Books, 254 Front Street, Juneau, AK 99801. The story of the church in Juneau. wln95-10921.

Olson, Wallace M. A History of Fort Durham - Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post located in Taku Harbor 1840-1843 within the boundaries of present day Juneau, Alaska (Auke Bay: Heritage Research, 1994), 77 p., paper, $13.50, Box 210961, Auke Bay, AK 99821. wln95-10269.

Olthuis, Diane. Goldpan, Trapline & Camera: The Harry A. Johnson Album (Hope, AK: Timbers, Tails & Yarns, 1997), 46 pp., paper, $8.95 plus postage, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Album of Harry Johnson photographs with biographical notes on the photographer.

Olthuis, Diane. Historic Building Survey Report : Hope, Alaska (Hope : Hope and Sunrise Historical Society, 1999) 129 pp., comb-bound, Hope and Sunrise Historical Society, Box 88, Hope AK 99605. An illustrated survey of the buildings in this small Turnagain Arm community.

Orekhov, Aleksandr A. An Early Culture of the Northwest Bering Sea, translated by Richard L. Bland (Anchorage : National Park Service, Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 1999) 216 pp., paper, request from 2525 Gambell St., Room 107, Anchorage AK 99503-2892. In a translation of the original 1987 Russian edition, the author examines archeological evidence of the Kerek, a maritime hunting people of the Russian Bering Sea coast between Cape Oliutorskii and the Gulf of Anadyr.

Orr, Eliza Cingarkaq. Ellangellemni: When I Became Aware (Fairbanks; Lower Kuskokwim School District and Alaska Native Language Center, 1997), 630 pp., paper, ISBN 155500614, 219 Eielson, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99701. Yup'ik stories as told by the elders of Tununak, a village on the Bering Sea. Told in Yup'ik with English translations, illustrated with black and white photographs.

Ostrowitz, Judith. Privileging the Past : Reconstructing History in Northwest Coast Art (Seattle; Vancouver : University of Washington Press; UBC Press, 1999) 201 pp., cloth, $35.00 + postage, ISBN 0295978147, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Approaches questions of authenticity and tradition in Northwest Coast art through a careful consideration of replicas, reproductions, and creative translations of past forms of Northwest Coast dances, ceremonies, masks, painted screens, and houses.

Oswalt, Wendell H. Eskimos and Explorers, 2nd edition (Linclon, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1999) 341 pp., paper, $19.95 + postage, ISBN 0803286139, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln NE 68588-0484. This second edition of the 1979 classic has been fully updated and features the most recent information on the cultures and histories of Native peoples in Alaska, northern Canada, and Greenland.

Ott, Riki. Alaska's Copper River Delta (Seattle, Artists for Nature Foundation in association with the University of Washington Press, 1998), 160 pp., paperback, $29.95, ISBN0295977434, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. The largest wetland on the Pacific coast of North America is depicted by 22 artists from 11 countries.

Out among the wolves; contemporary writings on the wolf / edited by John A. Murray / Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1993. 247 p. This anthology "gathers some of the best writings on the wolf over the past half-century from well-know scientists, naturalists, and authors, including Adolph Murie, John Haines, Roger A. Caras, and Richard Nelson." ISBN0882404393. LC93-10971. $14.95.

Parr, Charles H. Backwoods Broadway : Theatre in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1905-1997 ([Fairbanks] : Inkworks, c2000), 285 pp., cloth, $49.95, or paper, $29.95 plus $6.00 shipping, order from Karen Parr, 909 John Kalinas Road, Fairbanks, AK 99712. History of the performing arts in Fairbanks includes a listing of all known theatre productions.

Patten, Edith P. Skimming the Top of the World : Traveling among Peoples of the Far North / photography, Caroline Canafax (Seattle, WA : Hara Pub., c2000), 244 pp., paper, $15.95 plus $3.50 shipping, ISBN 1883697980, P.O. Box 19732, Seattle, WA 98109. Writer and photographer recount their visits to Alaska (11 trips in all) between 1976 and 1990.

Paulsen, Gary. Winterdance : the fine madness of running the Iditarod/ New York : Harcourt Brace, 1994. 256 p. Splendidly written account of grueling race (1180 miles from Anchorage to Nome) which the author ran in 1983 and 1985. ISBN0151262276. LC93-42096. $21.95.

Pels, Jacquelin Ruth Benson. Unga Island Girl [Ruth's Book] (Walnut Creek: Hardscratch Press, 1996), 312 p., paper, ISBN0962542970, $24.50 plus postage (2358 Banbury Place, Walnut Creek, CA 94598). "A daughter's adaptation of letters, photographs, and research into her mother's life."

Pennington, Estill Curtis. Frontier Sublime: Alaskan Art from the Juneau Empire Collection (Augusta, GA: Morris Museum of Art, 1997), 112 pp., cloth, ISBN 1890021008. wln97189929. Color reproductions with commentary on original art by Alaskans owned and exhibited by the newspaper, the Juneau Empire.

Perrin, Robert Keith. A Rabid Wolf : a Story About Three Ordinary Men (Anchorage : A.T. Printing & Publishing, 1998), 168 pp., paperback, $13.95, ISBN0966420004, Ke-Ko Alaska Sales, Inc., P.O. Box 142507, Anchorage, AK 99514. True stories relating personal experiences of the author and his family.

Phebus, George, Jr., Alaskan Eskimo Life in the 1890s as Sketched by Native Artists , reprint of 1972 edition, (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1995), 168 p., paper, ISBN 091200679X, $18.95 plus $3.00 postage, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Drawings and paintings by Eskimos of northwest Alaska, depicting arctic terrain and everyday activities, collected in the 1890s and rediscovered in a Smithsonian storage unit in 1967. LC 95-19544.

Phillips, Carol A., editor, A Century of Faith: 1895-Centennial Commemorative-- 1985, Episcopal Diocese of Alaska (Fairbanks: Centennial Press, 1995), 215 p., cloth ISBN 0-9645828-5, paper, ISBN O-9645828-1-3, $24.95, order from Episcopal Diocese of Alaska, 1205 Denali Way, Anchorage, AK 99701. LC 95-067397.

Pielou, E.C. A naturalist's guide to the Arctic / Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994. 327 p. Describes the natural history of the Arctic; covers the climate and atmosphere, sky, terrain, seas (and ice), plant life, birds, mammals, fish and insects. The book is written as a compact source of information about the Arctic's natural resources. ISBN0226668134, ISBN022668142. LC94-2555. $19.95pbk.

Piper, Ernest. The Exxon Valdez oil spill : final report, state of Alaska response / Anchorage, AK : Alaska Department of Environment Conservation, 1993. 184p. A summing up of the Exxon Valdez spill, explains the state activities--the organization, technology, clean-up--and results--legal, regulatory, and administrative changes and restoration. LC93-72684.

Polar Tourism : Tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions , edited by Colin Michael Hall & Margaret E. Johnston (Chichester {England} ; New York : Wiley, c1995.), 329 p., ISBN 0471949213, cloth, Baffins Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 IUD, England. Essays on tourism issues: environmental concerns, social impacts on indigenous peoples, and search for management solutions in both the Arctic and the Antarctic regions. LC 94-32093.

Politics and Government in Alaska's Past: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Historical Society, Juneau, Alaska, October 4-7, 1995 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1995), 190 p., ISBN 0940521067, comb-bound, $17.00 for members, $20.00 for non-members plus $1.50 postage, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299. Twelve papers presented at the conference. wln96-155349.

Pollen, Sally McMahan. Papa was a Bush Pilot (Palmer, Alaska : S.M. Pollen, 2000), 120 pp., paper, $22.00 plus postage, HC 01 Box 6005D, Palmer, AK 99645. Chronicle of a family's adventures during half a century in Alaska.

Porsild, Charlene. Gamblers and Dreamers: Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike (Vancouver : UBC Press, 1998), 250 pp., paper, $18.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0774806516, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. A social study of turn-of-the-century Dawson City.

Potterfield, Peter. In the Zone : Epic Survival Stories from the Mountaineering World (Seattle, WA : Mountaineers, c1996), 270 p. cloth, $22.95, ISBN 0898864828 (The Mountaineers, 1001 SW Klickitat Way, Seattle, WA 98134). LC96-25476. Stories of climbers who narrowly escaped death on some of the world's most renowned peaks; one of the three accounts is that of Colby Coombs' experience on Mount Foraker in the Alaska Range.

Powell, Addison. Trailing and Camping in Alaska (Valdez: Prince William Sound Books, 1997), 240 pp., paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 1-87900-06-0, P.O. Box 1313, Valdez, AK 99686. Wln97-343644. Reprint of a 1909 classic by an Army surveyor in the Valdez and Copper River area, with new preface by Jim and Nancy Lethcoe.

Poynor, A. E. Of Moose and Men : A Skewed Look at Life in Alaska (Nikiski,, Alaska : OMM Books, 1999) 208 pp., paper, $12.95 + postage, ISBN 0966791509, P. O. Box 7397, Nikiski AK 99635. A collection of humorous columns originally appearing in the Peninsula Clarion.

Prevention, response, and oversight five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill : Proceedings of an International Conference, March 23-25, 1994, Anchorage, Alaska . (Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Sea Grant College Program, 1995), 392 p., paper, ISBN 1566120330, $15.00, P.O. Box 755040, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5040. Participants included university researchers, agency staff, as well as members of the Coast Guard and citizens' advisory groups.Alaska Sea Grant College Program Report No. 95-02. wln95-157101.

Price, Robert E. Bibliography of Literature on Alaska Native History from 1741-1867 (Juneau: Alaska-Siberia Research Center, 1995), 53 p., paper, $10.00 + postage, P.O. Box 34871, Juneau, AK 99803. Annotated list of primary and secondary source material, arranged by original language of publication. wln95-71091.

Proenneke, Richard. One Man's Wilderness : An Alaskan Odyssey, 26th anniversary edition (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1999) 223 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN 0882405136, available from Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland OR 97296-0306. Brought back into print after over twenty years, Sam Keith compiled this tribute from Proenneke's journals.

Qanemcikarluni Tekitnarqelartuq : One Must Arrive with a Story to Tell : Traditional Narratives by the Elders of Tununak, Alaska, edited by Eliza Cingarkaq and Ben Orr (Bethel, AK : Lower Kuskokwim School District and Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Language Center, 1995), 378 p., ISBN 1555000525, $16.00, Lower Kuskokwim School District, P.O. Box 305, Bethel, AK 99559 or Alaska Native Language Center, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. Folklore and texts of Yupik Eskimos, with Central Yupik and English on opposite pages. LC 95-2303.

Quinn, Alfred O. Iron Rails to Alaskan Copper; The Epic Triumph of Erastus Corning Hawkins (Wilmington, NY: D'Aloquin Publishing Company, 1995), 195 p., ISBN 0964666901, $24.95 plus $3.50 postage, order from Quaker Mountain, Wilmington, NY 12997. Story of the work of the chief engineer for the White Pass & Yukon Railway and the Copper River and Northwestern Railroad; over 100 photographs and maps. wln96-051260.

Raban, Jonathan. Passage to Juneau : A Sea and Its Meaning (New York : Pantheon Books; Random House, 1999) 435 pp., cloth, $26.50 + postage, ISBN 0679442626, or paper, $15.00 + postage, ISBN 0679776141, 1-800-726-0600. "[Raban] has taken the travel book as the chosen vehicle of his imagination, the form through which he can best express himself and explore the process of his own life's unfolding."

Ragsdale, Rose, editor. Anchorage 2000 : Millennium at the Top (Anchorage : Morris Communications, 2000), 119 pp., cloth, $39.95 plus postage, ISBN 1892154072, or paper, $19.95 plus postage, ISBN 1892154064, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. "A pictorial journey of Anchorage to the new millennium and beyond," this mixture of historic and contemporary photographs tells the history of Anchorage. Profiles of eight Alaskan businesses are appended.

Rasmuson, Elmer E., and Terrence Dole. Banking On Alaska : the Story of the National Bank of Alaska-Volume I, by Terrence Cole and Elmer E. Rasmuson, A History of NBA; Volume II, by Elmer E. Rasmuson, Elmer's Memoirs : Anecdotes and Vignettes of My 90 Years (Anchorage : National Bank of Alaska, 2000), volume I, 523 pp., volume II, 403 pp., cloth. Now available from University of Alaska Press, paper, two-volume set, $25.00, vol.1: ISBN 1880063275 and vol.2: ISBN 1889963283. Telling the story of Alaska's early banking history and the consolidation that resulted in Alaska's largest bank, volume one is a corporate history. Volume two tells the story of the Rasmuson family's long connections to Alaska and includes the texts of many speeches, and a biographical section featuring over 60 prominent individuals and businesses.

Rasmussen, Greg. Kayaking in Paradise : Journeys from Alaska through the Inside Passage (North Vancouver, BC : Whitecap Books, 1997), 118 pp., cloth, $29.95, ISBN1551106337, 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2C4. cn97-910655. Sea kayak tour from Petersburg, Alaska, through Canada to Washington's San Juan Islands, with color photographs.

Rasmussen, Knud. Across Arctic America : Narrative of the Fifth Thule Expedition (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1999) 415 pp., cloth, $35.95 + $3.50 postage, ISBN 0912006935, or paper, $24.95 + postage, ISBN 0912006943, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks AK 99775-6240. Reprint of the 1927 classic tale of the trek from Greenland to Siberia, 1921-1924, with a new introduction by editor Terrence Cole.

Ravage, John W. Black Pioneers : Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier (Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 1997), 224 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN0874805465, 1795 E. South Campus Dr., Suite 101, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112-9402, 800-773-6672. Descriptions (including photographs) and evaluations of black experiences on the American frontier, Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii in the areas of housing, employment, politics, education, economics, and social issues.

Ray, Dorothy Jean. A Legacy of Arctic Art, foreword by Aldona Jonaitis ; photographs by Barry McWayne (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Museum, 1996), 196 p., cloth, $40.00 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN0295975075 (order from University of Washington Press, PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). LC95-36452. Ray describes her collection of nearly 100 Eskimo artifacts that are now part of the UAF Museum.

Rearden, Jim. Alaska's Wolf Man: The 1915-55 Wilderness Adventures of Frank Glaser (Missoula : Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1998), 330 pp., paper, $17.95 plus postage, ISBN157510-0479, 713 South Third Street West, Missoula, MT 59801. From the Interior to the Arctic, Frank Glaser made a living as market hunter, roadhouse operator, trapper, and government wolf hunter.

Rearden, Jim. Koga's Zero: The Fighter that Changed World War II (Missoula: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1995), 114 p., paper, ISBN 0929521560, $10.95 + postage, 713 South Third West, Missoula, MT 59801. History of the Japanese fighter plane shot down in the Aleutians during World War II. "This book was first published by Stackpole Books in 1990, in slightly different form, under the title Cracking the Zero Mystery." LC 95-68965.

Reckoning with the dead: the Larsen Bay repatriation and the Smithsonian Institution / edited by Tamara L. Bray and Thomas W. Killion / Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994. 194p. Presentations on the case that is considered a turning point in the history of American anthropology and museum relations with Native Americans. ISBN1560983655 pbk. wln94-002652. $29.95.

Redman, Earl, and Ken Maas. An Index to Mining-Related Articles in Ketchikan Newspapers, 1901-1936 (Juneau: Alaska State Library, 1997), 34 pp., paper, $5.00, PO Box 110571, Juneau, AK 99811-0571. LC97-134919. Lists citations to local newpaper articles by location and name of mine.

Reid, Bill. Solitary Raven : Selected Writing of Bill Reid (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000 and Vancouver, BC : Douglas & McIntyre), 250 pp., cloth, $35.00 plus postage, ISBN 029598080X, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Collection of important writings on Northwest Coast art and the role of the native artist by renowned Haida sculptor.

Reid, Harry. American Ethos in 19th Century Alaska : The Letters of Rev. Clarence Thwing, M.D. (1892-1895) (Rohnert Park, CA : Sonoma State University, 1999) 316 pp., paper, contact the author for availability: Harry Reid, 1734 E. Cotati Avenue, Penngrove CA 94951. Reid's Master's thesis focuses on the transcription and annotation of a copy book of Clarence Thwing, a Presbyterian medical missionary sent to convert the Tlingits at Fort Wrangel, Alaska at the end of the 19th century.

Remick, Scott, and Cathy Cook. Klondike Gold Rush : an Educator's Guide to America's "Last Grand Adventure" (Skagway, AK : Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 1997?), 32 pp. Kondike Gold Rush NHP, PO Box 517, Skagway, AK 99840. wln97172345. Student handbook designed to give an overview of the Gold Rush, 1897-1898.

Rennick, Penny, ed. "The Alaska Peninsula," vol. 21, no. 1, Alaska Geographic / Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society (POB 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509), 1994. 96p. Describes community life from the Katmai-Iliamna area to Isanotski Strait in the Aleutians. ISBN1566610184. $19.95.

Rennick, Penny, editor, The Aleutian Islands , Volume 22, No. 2, Alaska Geographic (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1995), 112 p., paper, $19.95 plus $2.00 postage, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509. wln95-143270.

Rennick, Penny, editor. The Best of Alaska Geographic : Our First 100 Issues, Volume 27, Number 1 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 2000), 144 pp., paper, $24.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN 1566610494, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. Illustrated excerpts from the first 26 years of this quarterly publication.

 Rennick, Penny, editor, Fairbanks , Volume 22, No. 1, Alaska Geographic (Anchorage:Alaska Geographic Society, 1995), 96 p., paper, $19.95 plus $2.00 postage, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509. wln95-074758.

Rennick, Penny, ed. "The Kenai Peninsula," vol. 21, no. 2, Alaska Geographic / Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society (POB 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509), 1994. 128p. This issue concentrates on the resources, prehistory, wildlife and recreation in the communities of the Kenai Peninsula. ISBN1566610206. $19.95.

Rennick, Penny, ed. "People of Alaska," vol. 21, no. 3, Alaska Geographic / Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society (POB 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509), 1994. 96p. Short biographies and conversations with some interesting Alaskans. ISBN1566610222. $19.95.

 Rennick, Penny, ed. "Prehistoric Alaska," vol. 21, no. 4, Alaska Geographic / Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society (POB 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509), 1994. 116p. Exceptional issue details prehistory of the land, animals and people of Alaska. Explores Alaska from the formation of the land, through the ages of dinosaurs and woolly mammoths up to the arrival of the first humans via the Bering Land Bridge. With geologic timeline. ISBN1566610249. $19.95.

Rennick, Penny, editor. Rich Earth: Alaska's Mineral Industry , Volume 22, No. 3, Alaska Geographic (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1995), 96 p., paper, $19.95 plus $2.00 postage, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509. wln95-191065.

Rennick, Penny, editor, Russian America, Volume 26, Number 4 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 1999) 96 pp., paper, $21.95 + $4 postage, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage AK 99509-3370. History and culture of Alaska before 1867, focusing especially on the Russian American Company and the Russian Orthodox Church.

Rennick, Penny, editor. Seals, Sea Lions and Sea Otters, Volume 27, Number 2 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 2000), 96 pp., paper, $21.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN 1566610524, P. O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. Mostly descriptive, but includes sidebars on species' interactions with humans through prehistory and history.

Rennick, Penny, and L.J. Campbell. Sitka (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, c1995), 144 p., ISBN 156661029X, $15.95, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509. LC 95-40004.

Rennick, Penny, editor. World War II in Alaska , Volume 22, No. 4, Alaska Geographic (Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1995), 96 p., paper, $19.95 plus $2.00 postage, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509. wln96-090999.

Reuse, Willem J. Siberian Yupik Eskimo : the language and its contacts with Chukchi / Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 1994. 424p. Detailed historical and linguistic study of language common to Alaska's St. Lawrence Island and the Siberian mainland. Based on author's PhD thesis. ISBN0874803977. LC9350808. $50.00

Reynolds, Stephen. Beyond the Killing Tree : Journey of Discovery (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1995), 191 p., cloth, $19.95, ISBN 0945397429 (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC 95-22083. A game warden for 26 years, the author relates stories of his work in New Mexico and Alaska and reflects on man's place in the natural world.

Rice, Elbert Floyd. Building in the North / 4th edition (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Science and Technology Foundation, 1996), 93 p., paper, (complimentary copies available from 4500 Diplomacy Drive, Suite 515, Anchorage, AK 99508-5918). wln96-339449. Selection of articles that originally appeared in Northern Engineer, updated and enhanced in this fourth edition. A basic information source.

Richards, Rhys. United States Trade with China, 1784-1814 , special supplement to The American Neptune, volume 54, (Salem: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, 1994), 76 p., paper, $10.00 + $3.00 postage, order from P.O. Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Comprehensive list of American vessels engaged in trade with China during this period. wln95-200780.

Richardson, Elizabeth, editor. The Alaskan, November 1885-March 1887: Newspaper Excerpts of Genealogical and Historical Interest (Ward Cove, AK: The Author, 1997), 152 pp., paper, $16.00 plus $3.50 postage, P.O. Box 662, Ward Cove, AK 99928. Wln98-019802. Articles from a weekly Sitka newspaper, with an added name index covering 1,500 entries.

Richardson, Tim, and Dave Cline, editors. Kodiak Bears & the Exxon Valdez (Kodiak : Kodiak Brown Bear Trust, 2000), 170 pp., paper, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 0970602103, 1390 Buskin River Road, Kodiak, AK 99615. Conservation saga of the oil spill and its aftermath in Kodiak Archipelago.

Ricks, Byron. Homelands : Kayaking the Inside Passage (New York : Bard, 1999), 370 pp., paper, $13.50 + postage, ISBN 0380809184, HarperCollins Publishers, 10 East 53rd Street, New York NY 10022. The true story of a remarkable adventure: an extraordinary trip by kayak that began in April in Alaska's Glacier Bay and concluded five months later in the southern Puget Sound.

Riffenburgh, Beau. The Myth of the Explorer: The Press, Sensationalism, and Geographical Discovery (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994), 226 p., paper, ISBN 019285299X, $10.00 plus postage, 198 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016-4314. Focusing on the years 1855-1910, shows how the press created the explorer as hero; includes DeLong, Peary, and Cook. LC 94-09382.

Rinaldo, Peter M. The Great Reindeer Caper: The Missionary and the Miners (Briarcliff Manor, NY : DorPete Press, 1997), 120 pp., cloth, $14.95, ISBN 1890849006, P.O. Box 238, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510. LC97-66799. Account of a gold rush fiasco, a government sponsored relief expedition to send reindeer to starving gold miners who were actually doing just fine; includes excerpts from an unpublished manuscript of Rinaldo's ancestor Peter Trout, who prospected in the Yukon valley before 1897.

Ritchey, Brenda. Know the Happy Face : Biography of Oliver Amouak, World Famous Eskimo (Auburn, Wash. : Alaska Lines and Stories Kept Alive [A.L.A.S.K.A.], 1997) 216 pp., paper, $17.95 + $5 postage, ISBN 096605301, P. O. Box 1256, Auburn WA 98071-1256.The granddaughter of the face behind the Alaska Airlines logo reveals the family's identity, traditions, and legacy through the story of her grandfather's life.

Roberts, Ann D. Alaska Gardening Guide (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, c2000), 352 pp., paper, $19.95, ISBN 1888125543, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Volume one is on vegetables for northern climates; detailed and authoritative, from planting basics to in-depth section dealing with specific problems.

Roberts, Bruce and Ray Jones. Pacific Northwest Lighthouses : Oregon to the Aleutians (Old Saybrook, Conn. : The Globe Pequot Press, 1997), 88 pp., paperback, $19.95, ISBN0762700823, P.O. Box 833, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. A collection of photographs and textual descriptions of the lighthouses, with some historical ones sprinkled throughout.

Robins, Elizabeth. The Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins, 1900, edited with an introduction by Victoria Joan Moessner and Joanne E. Gates (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1999) 370 pp., paper, $22.95 + $4 postage, ISBN 0912006994, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks AK 99775-6240. Joining the rush to Nome, London actress Elizabeth Robins looked for her brothers and recorded much about the transformation of the north.

Robinson, Michael P. Sea Otter Chiefs (Calgary : Bayeaux Arts Incorporated, 1996), 96 pp., cloth, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN1896209181, P.O. Box 586, 1 Holway Point, Machias, ME 04654. Life histories of three great Northwest Coast chiefs-from the Kiusta, Yuquot, and Metlakahtla tribes--who masterminded the development of the sea otter pelt trade with the first seagoing capitalists from the West. The chief's villages ranged from Queen Charlotte Island to Vancouver Island.

Robinson, Richard W. Fairbanks Cabbies (Bryn Mawr, PA : Buy Books on the, 2000), 152 pp., paper, $13.95 plus postage, ISBN 0741403595, order from Cook Inlet Book Co., 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Biographies of colorful characters who made their living driving taxis.

Robson, John. Captain Cook's World : Maps of the Life and Voyages of James Cook
R. N
. (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000), 212 pp., cloth, $40.00 plus postage, ISBN 0295980192, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5094. An atlas, chronology and biography of the life and voyages of the famous explorer, told with 128 new maps.

Roderick, John R. Crude Dreams: a Personal History of Oil & Politics in Alaska (Fairbanks, AK : Epicenter Press, 1997), 446 pp., paper, $24.95, ISBN 0945397607. wln97-318896. History of Alaska's petroleum industry through the late 1970s, told by one who observed and reported the development of oil production and the people who made it happen.

Romano-Lax, Andromeda. How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska : Access and Adventures for Hikers, Kayakers, Anglers, and More (Berkeley, Calif. : Wilderness Press, 1999) pp., paper, $15.95 + postage, ISBN 0899972276, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau AK 99801, 1-800-478-1000. Half of the cabins described in this book weren't available to the public ten years ago. A public cabin provides a rustic and affordable, private base camp and ensures a safe, dry, and comfortable shelter between jaunts.

Romig, Ella Mae Ervin. When the Geese Come: the Journals of a Moravian Missionary Ella Mae Ervin Romig 1898-1905, Southwest Alaska / edited with an introduction by Phyllis Demuth Movius (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1997), 254 pp., paper, $20.00 plus $3.50 postage, ISBN0912006897, PO Box 756240, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99702. LC96-51588. "Her candid observations of a time long gone reveal a growing affection and understanding for the wild country where they lived and labored, and for the Yup'ik people with whom they worked."

Roppel, Patricia. An Historical Guide to Revillagigedo and Gravina Islands, Alaska (Wrangell: Farwest Research, 1995), 313 p., spiral-bound, $35.00 postpaid, P.O. Box 1998, Wrangell, AK 99929. History and natural history of two southeast Alaska islands. wln95-191085.

Roppel, Patricia. Land of Mists : Misty Fjords (publisher information unavailable),268 pp., spiral-bound, $35.00 plus postage, ISBN119901723X, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. A guide to Revillagigedo and Gravina Islands and Misty Fjords -- the most comprehensive book on the area.

Roppel, Patricia. Misty Fiords National Monument Wilderness, Alaska (Wrangell : Farwest Research, 2000), 240 pp., $15.95 plus postage, ISBN 15783331250, P. O. Box 1998, Wrangell, AK 99929. History, natural history, and place name information about this southeast Alaskan wilderness area.

Ross, M. J. Polar pioneers : John Ross and James Clark Ross / McGill-Queens University Press, 1994. John Ross and his nephew James were British naval officers who sought the Northwest Passage in the Eastern Arctic during the early part of the 19th century. James also explored the Antarctic. Biography reveals the personalities and scientific and other contributions to world exploration. ISBN773512349. cn940900427-8. $34.95.

Rourke, Norman E. War Comes to Alaska : the Dutch Harbor Attack, June 3-4, 1942. (Shippensburg, PA : Burd Street Press, 1997), 166 pp., paper, $12.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN1572490284, available from White Mane Publishing Co., Inc., PO Box 152, Shippensburg, PA 17257. LC96-053353. Story of the battle on North American soil, from the American and Japanese points of view.

Rozell, Ned. Walking my Dog, Jane : From Valdez to Prudhoe Bay along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Pittsburgh : Duquesne University Press, 2000), 342 pp., cloth, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 082073141, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. With his chocolate lab, Jane, the author walks the length of the pipeline, describing the wildlife, scenery and people along the way.

Ruby, Robert H., and John A. Brown. Indian slavery in the Pacific Northwest / Spokane : A. H. Clark, 1993. 336p. Slavery within Native cultures from Alaska south to California. ISBN087062250. LC93-31861. $37.50.

Ruotsala, Jim. Pilots of the Panhandle (Juneau, Alaska : Seadrome Press, c1997), 120 pp., paper, $29.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0965883000, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, AK 99801. LC97-091980. Volume one of projected series on history of aviation in southeast Alaska from 1920 to 1935.

Rutherford, Kay M. Sweet Stew : An Alaskan Tale (Coon Valley, WI : Aavery Press, c1997), 94 pp., paper, $9.95, ISBN 0965274217. LC96-095425. Short memoir of a woman and her biologist husband who lived on Unimak Island for two years and then for two more in Kaktovik in the 1970s and 1980s.

Rutledge, Gene. Prudhoe Bay-Discovery to Recovery! (Anchorage : Wolfe Business Services, 1998), 144 pp., paperback, ISBN0932571034,6930 Oakwood, Anchorage, AK 99507. Energy scientist and former project leader of Governor Hammond's effort to address Alaska's energy resources, operations and issues compiles the story of the people and organizations who made the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System possible, from the discovery of resources to its 20th anniversary.

Rychetnik, Joe. Alaska's Sky Follies: The Funny Side of Flying in the Far North (Fairbanks, AK: Epicenter Press, 1995), 160 p., paper, $13.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0945397445 (Box 60529, Fairbanks, AK 99706, dist. By Graphic Arts Center Publishing, PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306). LC95-031122. Aviation tales collected by a former state trooper.

Sabella, John. Troll King : Glimpses of a Unique Southeast Alaska Lifestyle (Seattle, WA : John Sabella & Associates, 1997), 143 pp., paper, $15.95, ISBN0925720190, po Box 17392, Seattle, WA 98107. wln97128434. Profiles Keane Gau who stalked salmon with hook and line in the wilds of Southeast Alaska.

Saleeby, Becky M. The Quest for Gold : an Overview of the National Park Service Cultural Resources Mining Inventory and Monitoring Program (CRMIM) (Anchorage : National Park Service Alaska Region, 2000), 546 pp., paper, request from 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. Archeological results from ten years of cultural resource inventories conducted in nine of Alaska's national parks and preserves; includes a chapter describing mining technology as adapted to Alaskan conditions.

Sawatsky, Don. Ghost Towns and Trails of the Yukon (Whitehorse: Northbush Publications, 1994), 126 p., paper, $9.95 plus postage, ISBN 1896079016 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YlA 2B2). cn94-910335. Reprint of 1975 title Ghost Town Trails of the Yukon.

Schwanke, Wilton. Unto the Northernmost Part of the World; Taking God's Word to Alaska (Milwaukie, OR: The Author, 1994), 252 p., paper, $13.95, 12109 S.E. Beckman, Milwaukie, OR 97229. Memories of a Moravian missionary who served for 25 years in Southwest Alaska. wln95-205141.

Schwantes, Carlos A., editor. Encounters with a Distant Land: Exploration and the Great Northwest (Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 1994), 220 p., cloth ISBN 0893011657, $31.95 plus $4.00 postage, 16 Brink Hall, Moscow, ID 83844-1107. Collection of fourteen essays, including one by Stephen Haycox of the University of Alaska Anchorage on the increase in Alaska history research and publication over the past twenty years. LC 93-018483.

Schwatka, Frederick, 1849-1892. Schwatka's Last Search : New-York Ledger Expedition through Unknown Alaska and British America : including the Journal of Charles Willard Hayes, 1891 / with an introduction and annotation by Arland S. Harris (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1996) 278 p., paper, $20.00, ISBN 0912006870 (PO Box 756240, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240). LC96-038514. Schwatka's narrative of his 1891 exploration in Alaska, initially published in the New-York Ledger magazine as a series of installments in 1892, appears in book format for the first time, thanks to the research of Arland Harris.

Science and Technology in Alaska's Past: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Historical Society, Anchorage, Alaska, November 29-December 2,1990 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1996),194 p., comb-bound, $17.00 for members, $20.00 for non-members, plus $2.00 postage, ISBN0940521 (PO Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299).

Scott, Anne Theberge. The White Foam Flew: Perils in the Gulf of Alaska, 1947 to 1962 (Tacoma: Quiveir Press, 1998), 144 pp., paper, $15.95 plus $1.75 postage, ISBN0966124707, 702 Court A, Tacoma, WA 98402. A 97-year-old woman remembers her years of crewing on her son's fishing boat.

Scott, Elva R. Jewel on the Yukon: Eagle City (Eagle: Eagle Historical Society & Museums, 1997), 184 pp., paper, $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0965718808. LC 97-224830. A collection of essays on this Yukon River city.

Scully, Julia. Outside Passage: Memoir of an Alaskan Childhood (New York: Random House, 1998), 240 pp., cloth, $23.00 plus postage, ISBN0375500839, order from 400 Hahn Road, Westminster, MD 21157. A New York magazine editor remembers life with her sister and widowed mother in Nome and Fairbanks before and during World War II.

Seidelman, Harold. The Inuit imagination : Arctic myth and sculpture / New York : Thames and Hudson, 1994. 224p. Describes how contemporary sculpture reflects Inuit heritage and way of life. Combines art pieces with sections of traditional legends and songs to illustrate. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN0500016038. LC93-060706. $45.00.

Selkregg, Jr., Fred M. The Intrepid Selkreggs Beat the Alcan-October 1958 ([Anchorage: The Author, 1997?]), 55 pp., comb-bound. The Selkregg family leaves Illinois in a Buick Roadmaster pulling an enormous trailer, drives the Alcan Highway, and finds a new home in Anchorage.

Servid, Carolyn. Of Landscape and Longing : Finding a Home at Water's Edge (Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2000), 192 pp., paper, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 1571312382, 1001 Washington Avenue South, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Essays describe author's personal outlook and perspectives formed while living in Sitka.

Shadbolt, Doris. Bill Reid (Vancouver, B.C. ; Seattle, Wash. : Douglas & McIntyre; University of Washington Press, 1998) 216 pp., cloth, $45.00 + postage, ISBN 0295977507, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. Updates the 1986 edition to include the last 12 years of Northwest Coast artist Bill Reid's amazingly productive life, which ended with his ceremonial Haida burial in 1998.

Shape, William. Faith of Fools: A Journal of the Klondike Gold Rush (Pullman: Washington State University, 1998), 120 pp., paper, $24.95 plus $2.50 postage, ISBN0874221609, P.O. Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910. Previously unpublished journal and photographs from 1897-98.

Shearar, Cheryl. Understanding Northwest Coast Art : a Guide to Crests, Beings, and Symbols (Vancouver, B.C. Seattle : Douglas & McIntyre ; University of Washington Press, c2000), 143 pp., paper, $17.95, ISBN 0295979739, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096. Dictionary-style with illustrations, guide to identifying and understanding the symbols, crests, and beings depicted in Northwest Coast Native American works of art such as totem poles, masks, and prints.

Sheldon, Roberta. Heritage of Talkeetna (Talkeetna: Talkeetna Editions, 1995), 185 p., paper, $19.95 plus postage, Box 292, Talkeetna, AK 99676. History of this southcentral Alaskan town told by a lifelong Alaskan who has lived there for thirty years. LC 96-144782.

Shelford, Cyril. From War to Wilderness (Victoria, B.C.: Shelford Pub., 1997), 250 pp., hardbound, $19.95, ISBN1550565338, 4210 Kincaid Street, Victoria, BC V8X4K6. cn97-9107121. Letters of the author's father relate his early life in which he fought in the Boer War and then came to America, arriving in Alaska in 1904 where he stayed for six years-trapping and building--before settling in British Columbia.

Sherman, Len. Arctic Odyssey : Dove III Masters the Northwest Passage (Anacortes, Wash. : Fine Edge Productions, 1999) 204 pp., paper, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 0938665634, 13589 Clayton Lane, Anacortes Washington 98221. Three Canadian friends put $400 into a food kitty and sail off from Vancouver in a 27-foot homemade boat to Baffin Island.

Sherwonit, Bill, editor. Denali : a Literary Anthology (Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 2000), 267 pp., paper, $18.95, ISBN 089886710X, 1001 SW Klickitat Way, Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98134. Selection from 100 years of writings related to Alaska's highest mountain, including native sacred stories, early explorations, mountaineering, natural history, and modern adventures.

Sherwonit, Bill. Alaska's Bears : Grizzlies, Black Bears, and Polar Bears / photographs by Tom Walker (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1998), 94 pp., paperback, $12.95, ISBN0882404997, order from Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306, 1-800-452-3032. Pocket-sized guidebook includes color photos, general natural history for each species, sites for bear-viewing, detailed maps, reading list, and index.

Sherwonit, Bill. To the Top of Denali : Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, c. 1990, 2000), 368 pp., $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 0882405322, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Tenth anniversary edition of classic anthology of McKinley stories.

Short, Wayne. Albie and Billy, the sky pilot and other stories / Petersburg, Alaska: Devil's Thumb Press (Box 1136, Petersburg AK 99833), 1994. 184p. Autobiographical stories of life and commercial fishing in Southeast Alaska in the 1940's and 1950's. wln94-331170. $13.95.

Simeone, William E. Rifles, Blankets, and Beads: Identity, History, and the Northern Athapaskan Potlatch (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995), 224 p., cloth, ISBN 0806127139, $24.95 + postage, P.O. Box 787, Norman, OK 73070-0787. A study of possessions and culture in the lives of Northern Athapaskans in Tanacross, Alaska. LC 94-48470.

Simmerman, Nancy Lange. Wild Alaska : The Complete Guide to Parks, Preserves, Wildlife Refuges, and Other Public Lands, 2nd edition (Seattle : The Mountaineers, 1999) 348 pp., paper, $19.95 + postage, ISBN 0898865832, 1001 S.W. Klickitat Way, Suite 201, Seattle WA 98134. An updated edition of the nearly 20-year-old Alaska's Parklands. The editor, Tricia Brown, includes a reorganization of state and federal parklands into regional sections, updates on acreage and access, changes in status, and adds more information on activities, flora, and fauna.

Simon, Alvah. North to the Night : A Year in the Arctic Ice (Camden, Maine : McGraw-Hill/International Marine, 1999) 328 pp., cloth, $24.95 + postage, ISBN 0070580529, or paper, $13.00 + postage, ISBN 076790446X, P.O. Box 182607, Columbus OH 43218-2607, 1-800-262-4729. The author and his wife begin an Arctic adventure together, circumstances lead to their being separated, and he must spend the Arctic night alone in the Baffin Bay area.

Simpson, Sherry. The Way Winter Comes : Alaska Stories (Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1998), 164 pp., cloth, $19.95, ISBN1570611467, 615 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. The Chinook Literary Award winner's essays relate true stories of her life in the great northern place with compelling clarity.

Sims, Grant. Leaving Alaska / New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1994. 315p. Following the lives of a dozen Alaskans over a period of five years, that include the spill of the Exxon Valdez, Sims describes the Alaska environment and the lives it shapes from remote Native villages and fishing hamlets, to urban centers and oil fields, and out to the wildlands. ISBN0871134764. LC93-43126. $22.00.

Sitka Community Schools. Seniors and Sitka Sound Youth (SASSY) Program. Sitka at War : World War II stories shared by Sitka's elders (1994) and Conservations with Sitka Elders Conservations with Sitka Elders (1993). Students in freshman English class record experiences of Sitka's pioneers in these 2 slim volumes.

Skillman, Don. Adventure Kayaking : Trips in Glacier Bay (Berkeley, Calif. : Wilderness Press, 1998), 152 pp., paperback, $12.95, ISBN089997225X, 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, 1-800-443-7227. Covers all major inlets and bays with tips, checklists, detailed descriptions, and accurate maps.

Skinner, Ramona Ellen. Alaska Native Policy in the Twentieth Century (New York : Garland Publishing, 1997), 143 pp., cloth, $40.00, ISBN0815329083, LC9740756. One of series entitled Native Americans; Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Historical review of United States role in Alaska Native governments with recommendations on ways to strengthen tribal powers so that the culture is preserved.

Smelcer, John E. In the Shadows of Mountains: Ahtna Stories from the Copper River (Glennallen, AK : Ahtna Heritage Foundation, c1997), 101 p., paper, $10.00, ISBN0-9656310-0-1 (PO Box 213, Glennallen, AK 99588). wln97-172442. Myths, tales, and teachings of the Ahtna culture.  Includes a foreword by poet Gary Snyder.

Smith, Barbara Sweetland, David J. Goa, Dennis G. Bell. Heaven on earth : orthodox treasures of Siberia and North America / Anchorage, AK: Anchorage Museum of History and Art (121 West 7th Ave., Anchorage AK 99501), 1994. 115p. 1994 exhibition catalog of Russian Orthodox Church icons and sacred objects. ISBN1885267002. wln94-258734. $11.95.

Smith, Barbara Sweetland. A sure foundation: Aleut churches in World War II / Anchorage, Alaska: The Aleutian/Pribilof Islands Association (401 E. Fireweed Lane, Anchorage, AK 99503), 1994. 70p. "History of ten Aleut churches and their communities before and during World War II, and subsequent efforts to restore church artifacts and structures; includes many historic and contemporary photographs and profiles of the communities." ISBN0960930825. wln94-302473. $11.95.

Smith, Barbara Sweetland. Science Under Sail : Russia's Great Voyages to America, 1728-1867 (Anchorage : Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 2000), 40 pp., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN 1885267029, Anchorage Museum of History and Art Gift Shop, 121 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Catalog for an exhibit that documents the history of scientific discovery in the North Pacific during Alaska's Russian period.

Smith, Blake W. Warplanes to Alaska (Blaine, WA: Hancock House, 1998), 256 pp., cloth, $39.95 plus postage, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Unofficial WWII history of a wilderness airway from Montana to Nome that linked remote communities and brought fortune seekers and entrepreneurs to the Yukon and Alaska, illustrated with historical photographs.

Snaith, Skip. Umiak: An Illustrated Guide (Eastsound, WA: Walrose & Hyde, 1997), 185 pp., paper, $24.95 plus postage, ISBN 0965872599, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC97-090473. Introduction to umiaks-Arctic open-skin boats--and umiak design and building, with illustrations for each step in the process.

Solka, Paul, Jr. The lost gold mine of the upper Tanana / Fairbanks : Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and Pioneers of Alaska Igloo #4 Foundation, Inc., 1994. 50p. Although its exact location has remained a mystery since 1903, the author recounts the stories that surround this lost lode. wln94-264047. $4.95.

Soos, Frank, and Kesler Woodward, editors. Under Northern Lights : Writers and Artists View the Alaskan Landscape (Seattle : Published for the University of Alaska Museum by University of Washington Press, c2000), 317 pp., paper, $39.95 plus postage, ISBN 0295979240. Sixteen essays by Alaskan writers juxtaposed with works of visual art drawn from the collection of the University of Alaska Museum.

Spence, Clark C. The Northern Gold Fleet. Twentieth-Century Gold Dredging in Alaska (Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1996), 302 p., cloth, $45.00 plus postage, ISBN0252022181 (1325 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820).

Springer, Susan Woodward. Seldovia Alaska: an Historical Portrait of Life in Zaliv Seldevoe-Herring Bay (Littleton, CO : Blue Willow, 1997), 240 pp., paperbound, $24.95, ISBN1889796034, PO Box 6212227, Littleton, CO 80162. LC97-074728. Highly readable, extensive history using many documents and sources.

Spufford, Francis. I May be Some Time : Ice and the English Imagination (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997), 372 p., cloth, $26.95, ISBN 031217442X. LC97-032084. Cultural history of the obsession with ice, Eskimos, and polar exploration: how the myth of the poles were perceived and imagined in nineteenth and twentieth century England.

Stedman, Bill. The Book by the Goose Pilot (Petersburg : Pilot Publishing, Inc., 1998), 58 pp., paperback, $11.95, ISBN0964276348, P.O. Box 930, Petersburg, AK 99833. A pilot reflects on his family, Southeast Alaska, and flying.

Steele, Peter. Atlin's Gold (Prince George, B.C.: Caitlin Press, 1995), 239 pp., paper, $12.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0920576478. LC96-150259. The story of the Steele family's travels to Atlin, British Columbia; interspersed with the history of the Atlin area. Includes b&w photographs.

Steltzer, Lilli, and Robert Davidson. Eagle transforming : the art of Robert Davidson / Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994. 164p. Davidson is a major contemporary Canadian artist. This book combines pictures of his work and him at work, with biographical information and a text by Davidson, musing about his work, life, training and himself. A fine book. ISBN0295973714. LC94-6768. $39.95.

Steltzer, Ulli. The Spirit of Haida Gwaii : Bill Reid's Masterpiece (Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, 1997), 61 pp., paper, $12.95, ISBN0295976241 (PO Box 50096, Seattle, WA 98145-5096). LC98-51836, cn96-910846-C. Story of the sculpture, a 20 foot long canoe filled with creatures of Haida mythology, and its creator, the artist Bill Reid.

Stewart, Hilary. Stone, Bone, Antler, and Shell : Artifacts of the Northwest Coast (Vancouver ; Seattle : Douglas & McIntyre ; University of Washington Press, 1996), cloth, $29.95, ISBN 0295975369. LC96012279. Second, revised edition (original U.S. title: Indian Artifacts of the Northwest Coast) of this basic work that explains and illustrates the tools, weapons, hunting and fishing gear, household and ceremonial items and ornaments that reveal much about a people's way of life. Includes Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida.

Stoll, William M. Hunting for Gold in Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains, 1897-1951: With a Background Sketch of Alaska's Great Gold-Lode Camps (Ligonier, PA: The Author, 1997), 301 pp., paper, $24.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0-9656212-0-0, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. LC96-092743. History of the mines and miners in the Talkeetna gold belt illustrated with maps, diagrams, and photographs.

Stoops, Gary and Noel Grunwaldt. Interviews with Alaskans (Anchorage : Anchorage School District, 1998), 131 pp. A gathering of interviews from some of the people who shaped and contributed to the formation of the city of Anchorage and the state of Alaska.

Stolt, William, and Lilian Stolt. Bill and Lily: Two Alaskans (Anchorage: Publication Consultants, 1997), 272 pp., cloth, $29.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 1888125144. wln97-281702. Life stories of Anchorage residents who have been here since the founding of the town in 1915.

Stoltenberg, Loretta. Road System Guide to Kodiak Island World War II Sites (Kodiak : Alaska State Parks, Kodiak District Office, 1997), 28 pp., paper, request from Fort Abercrombie, 1400 Abercrombie Drive, Kodiak, AK 99615. Specialized guide for those interested in Kodiak and/or World War II.

Stone, Ted. Alaska and Yukon History Along the Highway (Red Deer, Alberta : Red Deer College Press, 1997), 223 pp., paper, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 0889951454, order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.

Stoops, James G., ed. The Hillside - a history : a compilation of interviews with original homesteaders : as recorded by Mr. Stoops' six grade enrichment class / Anchorage, AK : J.G. Stoops (Anchorage School District, POB. 196614, Anchorage, AK 99519-6614), 1993. 96 p. Cover title reads: " the homesteaders, stories of the early homesteaders of the south Anchorage hillside." LC94-140228.

Straley, Janice M. and Christine M. Gabriele. Humpback Whales of Southeastern Alaska : a Catalog of Photographs (Sitka : University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus, 1998), various pagings, paperback, 1332 Seward Avenue, Sitka, AK 99835. Classified set of photographs of identifying marks on tails of individual whales to develop sighting histories to track their movements.

Strobridge, Truman R. and Dennis L. Noble, Alaska and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, 1867-1915 (Annapolis : Naval Institute Press, 1999) 223 pp., cloth, $32.95 + postage, ISBN 1557508453, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis MD 21402-5034. History of the Coast Guard's predecessor.

Swalling, Al. "Oh, To Be Twenty Again-And Twins!" (Anchorage : A & M Publishing, 1999) 262 pp., cloth, $29.95 + postage, ISBN 0967123003, P.O. Box 1039, Anchorage AK 99510. Autobiography of an Alaskan builder who came to the territory in the 1920s to work in Cordova, and has been involved in construction every since.

Sweeney, Mary Ann. The Machine Shop at Kennecott : a Collection Plan (Copper Center, AK : Wrangell-St. Elias National Park/Preserve, 2000), 219 pp., spiral-bound, request from P.O. Box 439, Copper Center, AK 99573. A study of industrial artifacts found in the machine shop at the Kennecott copper mine, which was abruptly abandoned in 1938.

Swensen, Evan. One Last Cast : from Alaska Outdoors Radio Magazine (Anchorage : Publication Consultants, 2000), 272 pp., paper, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN 1888125802, P.O. Box 221974, Anchorage, AK 99522-1974. Collection of stories first heard on author's radio program.

Tangen, J.P., editor. D(2), Part 2 : a Report to the People of Alaska on the Land Promises in ANILCA : 20 Years Later (Anchorage : Alaska Miners Assn., c2000), 96 pp., paper, $9.95 plus postage, ISBN 0944780145, 3305 Arctic Boulevard, Suite 202, Anchorage, AK 99503; also available on website, "In reality, ANILCA has proven not to be the last act in the struggle over Alaska's resources, but a starting point from which all further attempts to lock up more of Alaska begin."

Taylor, Alan. The Strangest Town in Alaska : the History of Whittier, Alaska and the Portage Valley (Seattle : Kokogiak Media, 2000), 114 pp., paper, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN 0967786002, 9457 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103. Consisting primarily of a Cold War era skyscraper at the end of a two-mile tunnel, Whittier probably is the "strangest town in Alaska."

Tempelman-Kluit, Anne. A Klondike Christmas: Celebrating the Season in a Northern Frontier (Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1998), 160 pp., cloth, $14.95 plus postage, ISBN1551107708, 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2C4. An anthology of Christmas narratives taken from books, diaries, letters, and newpaper articles from the period 1882 to 1926.

Tempelman-Kluit, Anne. A West Coast Christmas : Celebrating the Season on the Edge of the Pacific (Vancouver, B.C. : Whitecap Books, 1999) 143 pp., cloth, $16.95 + postage, ISBN 1551109565, available from Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau AK 99801, 1-800-478-1000. Journal entries, articles, recipes, and archival photographs provide a nostalgic look at holiday celebrations in the second half of the 19th century in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, and Alaska.

Tenakee Times: An Informational Booklet on Tenakee Springs, Alaska (Tenakee Springs: no publisher, 1995), 90 p., paper, order from Hearthside Books 254 Front Street, Juneau, AK 99801. Illustrated anecdotes about a southeast Alaskan town. wln95-099518.

Terra Pacifica : People and Place in the Northwest States and Western Canada, edited by Paul W. Hirt (Pullman, Wash. : WAS Press, 1998), 223 pp., cloth, $35.00, ISBN0874221633, or paperback, $18.95, ISBN0874221625, Washington State University Press, P.O. Box 645910, Pullman, WA 99164-5910, 1-800-354-7360. Ten widely recognized historians from the United States and Canada present thought-provoking insights about society, culture, and change in the great, resource-laden Northwest.

Theodoratus, Dorothea J. Sitka Tribe of Alaska Historic Preservation Plan (Washington, DC : US Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1995), 124 p., paper, (free from Alaska Regional Office, National Park Service, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892). LC96-203471. Contains much on Tlingit history of this southeast Alaska town.

Three Northern Wartime Projects / edited by Bob Hesketh (Edmonton : Canadian Circumpolar Institute : Edmonton and District Historical Society, c1996), 249 p., $24.95, ISBN 1896445004 (CCI, University of Alberta, Third Floor, 8820-112th St., Edmonton, AL, CANADA T6G 2E2). cn96-910185. Papers from the Alaska Highway 50th Anniversary Commemorative Symposium, held in June 1992 in Edmonton; WWII: Canol Project, Alaska Highway, NW Staging Route.

Time-Life, People of the Ice and Snow (Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1994), 192 p., ISBN 0809495624(trade), ISBN 0809495635 (, cloth, 777 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Heavily-illustrated overview of traditional northern cultures; Alaskan Rosita Worl, now of the Smithsonian Institution, was a general consultant for the book. LC 94-016653.

Tower, Elizabeth. Anchorage : From Its Humble Origins as a Railroad Construction Camp (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1999) 222 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN 0945397739, Box 82368, Kenmore WA 98028. Part of the publisher's "City History Series."

Tower, Elizabeth A. Icebound Empire: Industry and Politics on the Last Frontier, 1898-1938 (Anchorage: The Author, 1996), 302 p., paper, $19.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN1888125055 (order from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501). wln96-268614. Story of three men whose Alaska Syndicate developed the Copper River and Northwestern Railway and the Kennecott Copper Company.

Townsend, Leroy S. The Alaska Gold Rush Letters and Photographs of Leroy S. Townsend, 1898-1899, edited by Peggy Jean Townsend, Patricia Roppel and Art Petersen, (Juneau : Klondike Research, 1999) 166 pp., cloth, $34.95 + postage, ISBN 0965793850, or paper, $16.95 + postage, ISBN 0965793842, P.O. Box 210174, Auke Bay AK 99821. A collection of previously unpublished photographs and letters from a medical doctor on the scurvy-ridden Valdez Trail.

Townsend, Leroy Stewart. The Gold Rush Letters of Leroy Stewart Townsend, 1898-1899: The Valdez and Copper Valley, Alaska, edited by Peggy Jean Townsend, Patricia Roppel, and Art Petersen, (Auke Bay: Klondike Research, 1998), 166 pp., cloth, $34.95 plus postage, ISBN0965793850, or paper, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN0965793842, P.O. Box 210174, Auke Bay, AK 99821. A collection of previously unpublished photographs and letters from a medical doctor on the scurvy-ridden Valdez Trail.

Trade and Commerce in Alaska's Past: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Historical Society, Kodiak, Alaska, November 3-5,1994 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1994), 66 p., ISBN 0940521032, comb-bound, $10.00 for members, $12.00 for non-members plus $1.50 postage, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299. Five papers presented at the conference. wln96-155345.

Treadwell, Timothy, and Jewel Palovak. Among Grizzlies : Living with Wild Bears in Alaska (New York : HarperCollins, 1997), 199 pp., cloth, $24.00, ISBN0060173939, LC96-53501. For eight summers, the author has lived alone with the grizzlies of Alaska, observing their social structure and here shares his observations of their day-to-day lives.

True, J. D. It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer (Whitehorse: Northbush Publications), 107 p., paper, CN$9.95 plus CN$6.00, ISBN 1896079024 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YlA 2B2). wln97-53880. Memories of forty years on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

Turley, Barbara. Journal of an Arctic Odyssey, 1996 / Auke Bay, AK : AK Productions, c1996, 27p, $6.00 (Box 21-1134, Auke Bay 99821-1134). wln97-047278. The Turleys tell how they planned for and then hiked from the Arctic Ocean to the Brooks range through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Turner, Edith L. B. The Hands Feel It : Healing and Spirit Presence among a Northern Alaskan People (DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, 1996), 260 p., $38.00, ISBN0875802125 (cloth); ISBN0875805736 (pbk.) (320 A Williston Hall, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115). LC95-026638. The author's experiences with Inupiat spirituality and healing during a year of life in a village on Alaska's north slope.

Turner, Morris, III. America's Black Towns and Settlements : A Historical Reference Guide, Volume 1 (Rohnert Park, Calif. : Missing Pages Productions, 1998) 176 pp., paper, $16.95 + postage, ISBN 0966828801, 6585-E Commerce Blvd., Suite 211, Rohnert Park CA 94928. Guide to more than 200 independent communities established by African Americans. Includes three pages on Dempsey, Alaska, including a portrait of an African American mother and daughter dressed in fur parkas.

Turner, Nancy J. Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples (Vancouver : UBC Press : Royal British Columbia Museum, 1995), 164 p., paper, ISBN07748053391, University of British Columbia, 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2. First published in 1975 under title: Food Plants of British Columbia Indian. Traditional uses of indigenous plants found in British Columbia and neighboring coasts of Washington and Alaska. wln96-67056.

Truett, Joe C., and Stephen R. Johnson, editors. The Natural History of an Arctic Oil Field : Development and the Biota (San Diego : Academic Press, c2000), 422 pp., hardbound, $69.95, ISBN 0127012354, 525 B Street, Suite 1900, San Diego, CA 92101-4495. Impacts of oil development in the Arctic over the past 30 years.

Tyone, Mary. Ttheek'adn Ut'iin Yaaniida' Qonign' = Old-time stories of the Scottie Creek people : stories told in Upper Tanana Athabaskan transcribed and edited by James Kari. (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1996), 87 p., paper, ISBN1555000592 (PO Box757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680). wln96-269397. Oral history and folklore of the Scottie Creek Athapaskans in the original language with English translation.

Ublasaun = First Light : Inupiaq hunters and herders in the Early Twentieth Century, Northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska prepared by the Alaska System Support Office, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Alaska Field Area, Shared Beringian Heritage Program / Anchorage : National Park Service, Alaska System Support Office, Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 1996 / 143 p. paper, ISBN094155502X. wln97181510. Archaeological site between Shishmaref and Cape Espenberg is focal point of a long-term, integrated study of the human ecology, ethnohistory, ethnoarchaeology, and historic architecture of early twentieth century Inupiaq reindeer herders.

United States. National Archives and Record Administration. Alaska Region. Guide to the Holdings of the National Archives : Alaska Region (Anchorage, AK : National Archives - Alaska Region, 1996), 124 p., paper, (654 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501). wln96-268445. Draft guide to records that have been formally accessioned into the legal custody of the Archives and are, with a few exceptions, open to all researchers. Each entry describes the agency that produced the records and the Alaska activities that created the records, the scope of the records, the finding aids available, and related records and microfilm. Includes an index to Alaskan villages that have substantial information found in the record groups. A final publication is due out in early 1998.

Van Zyle, Jon. Jon Van Zyle's Iditarod Memories : 25 years of Poster Art from the Last Great Race / [art by Jon Van Zyle] ; stories by Jona Van Zyle ([Seattle, WA ; Fairbanks, AK] : Epicenter Press, c2000), 64 pp., cloth, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN 0945397887, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Creator of annual Iditarod posters reflects on meaning of Iditarod and his involvement of 25 years.

Vandercook, Marcia. A Guide to Alaska's Criminal Justice System. (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Judicial Council, 1995), 57 p., paper, free, 1029 West Third Avenue, Suite 202, Anchorage, AK 99501-1981. "This guide describes Alaska's criminal justice system from the time someone commits a crime to the offender's release from state supervision." A resource directory is included. wln95-171002.

VanStone, James W. The Cherry Collection of Deg Hitan (Ingalik) Material Culture. (Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1996), 58 pp., paper, order from Library Publications Division, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2498. wln96-274058. Description of over a hundred objects collected at Anvik on the lower Yukon River in 1890-92 by Marcus O. Cherry.

Van Zyle, Jon. Jon van Zyle's Alaska Sketchbook : Four Seasons in the Far North. (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1998), 64 pp., cloth, $16.95 + $5.00 shipping, ISBN0945397658, P.O. Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. More than forty paintings, sketches, drawings, notes, diary entries, and personal stories offer an intimate look at a year in Alaska through the artist's eyes.

Vaughan, Richard. The Arctic : a history / Phoenix Mill, Dover, NH : A. Sutton, 1994. 340p. Good, comprehenisive review of historical through present-day issues and reoccuring themes of the circumpolar Arctic. ISBN0750901772. LC94-000305.

Vincet, Timothy L. Finns, Swedes and Norwegians in the Alaska World War I Draft Registrations, 1917-1918 (Salt Lake City : The Author, 2000), 334 pp., $35.00 plus $4.00 postage, P.O. Box 526163, Salt Lake City, UT 84152. A compilation of 4500 entries which includes all information from each draft application.

Von der Heydt, James A. Alaska : the Short and Long of It (Publication Consultants, 2000), 208 pp., $16.95, paper, ISBN 1888125721, available from Autobiographical sketches by long-time Alaskan.

Waddell, James I. C.S.S. Shenandoah: The Memoirs of Lieutenant Commanding James I. Waddell, edited by James D. Horan, (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996), 208 pp., paper, $13.95 plus postage, ISBN 1557503680, 2062 Generals Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401. LC95-038811. Reprint of 1960 ed. Waddell commanded a Confederate cruiser that sank and captured dozens of ships, many of them in the Bering Sea after the Civil War had ended.

Waddell, James I. C.S.S. Shenandoah : the Memoirs of Lieutenant Commanding James I Waddell, edited by James D. Horan (Annapolis, Md. : Bluejacket Books : Naval Institute Press, 1996 1960), 200 pp., paperback, $13.95, ISBN1557503680, U.S. Naval Institute, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402. The last armed Confederate cruiser sent to sea, doing significant damage to Union commerce, including the capture of dozens of whaling vessels and their crews in the Bering Sea. Reprint of the 1960 edition.

Walker, Harry M. Boats of Alaska (Kenmore, WA ; Fairbanks, AK ; Portland, OR : Epicenter Press, c2000), 64 pp., $16.95 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN 094539781X, Box 82368, Kenmore, WA 98028. Photographic tour of boats and boat owners of the 49th state.

Walker, Harry M. Log Cabins of Alaska (Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, 1999) 64 pp., cloth, $16.95 + postage, ISBN 0945397712, Box 82368, Kenmore WA 98028. A gift book consisting mainly of color photographs of various log structures in Alaska, including an espresso stand and dog kennels.

Walker, Spike. Nights of Ice: True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas (New York : St. Martin's Press), 206 pp., cloth, $20.95, ISBN0312156111. LC97-6207. Eight true stories recount ordeals of fishermen who encounter shipwrecks and other perils in the oceans around Alaska.

Walker, Tom. Building the Alaska Log Home. (Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 1998), 178 pp., paperback, $29.95, ISBN088240511X, order from Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306, 1-800-452-3032. The author/photographer offers useful text, color drawings and photographs in describing every step in building with logs. Essentially a reprint of the 1984 edition.

Walker, Tom. Caribou : Wanderer of the Tundra (Portland, Or. : Graphic Arts Center Pub., c2000), 76 pp., paper, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN 1558685243, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Color photographs and general information on caribou in Alaska.

Warbelow, Marvin. Head winds / Tok, Alaska : Main Street Alaska Pub., 1994. 147p. Rev. edition of 1987 publication on bush pilots in Alaska. wln95036575.

Ward, Kennan. Denali : Reflections of a Naturalist (Minnetonka, MN : NorthWord Press, 2000), 160 pp., cloth, $24.95, ISBN 1559717165, order from Cook Inlet Book Company. Large format book with 100 color images taken by photographer who has visited Denali again and again over the past 20-some years.

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and Its Art (New York: Monacelli/Corvus Press, 1996), 336 p., cloth, $85.00 plus postage, ISBN 1-885254-16-4, (10 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128). LC95-024157. Shamanic art of the Haida, Tlingit and Tsimshian peoples; over 500 photographs.

Washburn, Tahoe Talbot. Under Polaris : An Arctic Quest (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1999) 247 pp., cloth, $27.50 + postage, ISBN 0295977612, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. First visiting the Arctic in 1938 with her graduate student husband, the author kept journals of their adventures over the next three years, writing in tents and snow houses, at missions and Hudson's Bay Company posts.

Waterman, Jonathan. In the shadow of Denali : life and death on Alaska's Mount McKinley / New York : Dell Pub, 1994. 246p. Various stories of climbers, guides, and rescuers who experienced "The High One." ISBN0385312458. wln94-222643. $11.95.

Wayburn, Peggy. Adventuring in Alaska : the ultimate travel guide to the great land / San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1994. 387p. Checklist of mammals, scientific and common names, birds checklist; helpful lists in back--zip codes, International Youth Hostels, Alaska Native Regional Corporations, short bibliography. ISBN0871564726 pbk wln94-226851. $14.00.

Wendt, Ron. Gold, Ghost Towns & Grizzlies : Treasure Hunting in Alaska (Wasilla, AK : Goldstream Publications, 1996), 72 p., paper, $9.95, ISBN1886574014 (PO Box 870624, Wasilla, AK 99687). wln96-042762. Stories of gold prospecting and tales, some of which may be true of treasures lost and/or waiting to be discovered.

Wendt, Ron. Strange, Amazing! True Tales of Alaska (Wasilla : Goldstream Publications, 1995), 64 p., ISBN 1886574103, paper, P.O. Box 870624, Wasilla, AK 99687. Many short stories from the Russian period to the present. LC 95-081491.

Wendt, Ron. Where to Prospect for Gold in Alaska without Getting Shot! (Wasilla, AK : Goldstream Publications, 1996), 64 p., paper, $9.95. ISBN188657412X (PO Box 870624, Wasilla, AK 99687). wln97-075653. "Comprehensive guide on where recreational gold prospectors can look for gold around Alaska with no hassle."

Weschenfelder, Ernest. Pioneering in Alaska: a true account / Anchorage AK: Vintage Print Co. (7312 Huntsmen Cr., Anchorage AK 99518), 1993. Boyhood in Douglas and Spuhn Island, Alaska - includes fishing, hunting and fox farming. wln94-329399. $11.95.

West, Frederick Hadleigh, editor. American Beginnings: The Prehistory and Palaeoecology of Beringia (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996), 576 pp., cloth, $75.00, ISBN 0-226-893995, LC96-011719. Compilation of 56 articles represent key archaeological discoveries in Siberia and Alaska that reveal the environmental and human evidence of this important region, also known as the Bering Land Bridge.

Wheeler, Gerald E. Kinkaid of the Seventh Fleet: A Biography of Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, U.S. Navy (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996), 552 pp., cloth, $39.95 plus postage, ISBN 1557509360, 2062 Generals Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401. Kinkaid's 46-year naval career included command of the Kiska and Attu invasions in the Aleutian Islands during World War II.

White, Alan L. Alaska Behind Blue Eyes : a Police Officer Discovers Life, Love and Law Enforcement on the Last Frontier (Clare, Mich. : Dark River, 1998), 225 pp., cloth, $21.95, ISBN0966320115, P.O. Box 436, Clare, MI 48617. Former Skagway officer relates his experiences as a police officer and a twenty-something single man new to Alaska.

White, Ken Wayne. World in peril : the origin, mission and scientific finds of the 46th/72nd Reconnaissance Squadron / Elkhart, IN : the Author (POB 1446, Elkhart, IN 46515), 1992. Includes some Alaska operations, Project Nanook and B-29 maneuvers in 1940s and 1950s. ISBN1883218101. wln95-52813. $29.95.

White, Paul J. Cultural Landscape Report : Bremner Historic District, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska (Copper Center, AK : Wrangell-St. Elias National Park/Preserve, 2000), 218 pp., paper, request from P.O. Box 439, Copper Center, AK 99573. History of activities and inventory of structures and artifacts in this remote region southwest of McCarthy.

Whitekeys, Mr., Mr. Whitekeys' Alaska Bizarre: Direct from the Whale Fat Follies Revue in Anchorage (Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Books, 1995), 144 p., ISBN 0882404709, $19.95, 2208 NW Market St., Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98107. Nightclub owner's view of Alaska. LC 95-34812.

Whitman, Claudia. Frontiers of Justice, Volume I: The Death Penalty (Brunswick: Biddle Publishing, 1998), 270 pp., paper, $15.95 plus $2.00 postage, ISBN1879418266, P.O. Box 1305, #103, Brunswick, ME 04011. An anthology about capital punishment which includes an essay by John Gaffney who witnessed a 1939 hanging in Juneau.

Whyard, Flo, editor, Martha Black: Her Story from the Dawson Gold Fields to the Halls of Parliament (Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Books, 1998), 190 pp., paper, $8.95 plus postage, ISBN088240508X, order from Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306, 1-800-452-3032. With the addition of a new 24-page photographic "Portfolio", this is a reissue of the editor's 1976 book My Ninety Years, itself a revision of Martha Black's 1938 classic, My Seventy Years. Unhappily married, pregnant and thirty-two, Chicago socialite Martha Black joined the Klondike gold rush alone, settled in Dawson, and later represented the Yukon in Canada's Parliament.

Wickersham, James. James Wickersham, U. S. District Judge of Alaska : Transcripts of Diaries 1-13, January 1, 1900-February 13, 1908, transcribed by Mary Anne Slemmons, (Juneau : Alaska State Library, 2000), 382 pp., unbound, P. O. Box 110571, Juneau, AK 99811-0571. No longer available. Transcribed from original diaries held in the Alaska Historical Collections, these are the first thirteen of 47 diaries recording the life and career of Alaska's first District Judge. Included are his attempt to scale Mount McKinley and other adventures described in his 1938 book Old Yukon : Tales-Trails-and Trials.

Wilbanks, William. Forgotten Heroes : Police Officers Killed in Alaska, 1850-1997 (Paducah, Kent. : Turner Publications, 1999) $24.95 + $6 postage, ISBN 1563115115, P.O. Box 3101, Paducah KY 42001. Following a brief history of Alaskan law enforcement, the author discusses the deaths of forty-six peace officers, the earliest being a United States marshal killed in 1897 and the most recent a Fairbanks officer killed in 1998 (regardless of title).

Wilder, Edna. Secrets of Eskimo Skin Sewing (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1998 1976), 131 pp., paperback, $12.95, ISBN1889963127, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. The paperback reissue of the original 1976 publication makes this classic work available to even more people who want to learn about the traditional techniques for working with fur and hides as well as the culture they come from.

Willard, Carrie M. Carrie M. Willard Among the Tlingits: The Letters of 1881-1883, edited by Borg Hendrickson, (Sitka: Mountain Meadow Press, 1995), 240 p., paper, ISBN 0945519206, $12.95 + postage, P.O. Box 318, Sitka, AK 99835-0318. Letters by a Presbyterian missionary wife, written from Fort Wrangell, Sitka, and Haines. LC 95-75342.

Williams, Wilma. Alaska Sea Escapes / illustrated by Rhonda Shelford Jansen (Homer : Wizard Works, 1998), 126 pp., paperback, $14.95, ISBN189069200X, P.O. Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603. A collection of stories of the adventures of men and women who spend their lives going down to the sea in ships.

Williams, Wilma. If You've Got it to Do (Homer, AK : Wizard Works, 1996), 184 p., paper, ISBN0962154385, PO Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603. wln97-167207. Homer pioneer tells about her life in Alaska.

Williams, Wilma. This is Coffee Point : Go Ahead : a Mother's Story of Fishing & Survival at Alaska's Bristol Bay (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Press, 1995), 168 p., paper, ISBN1886921032, $15.95, P.O. Box 90565, Anchorage, AK 99509-0565.Memories of an Alaskan woman and her seven children in the 1960s and 1970s. wln96-097423.

Wilson, Graham. The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899 (Whitehorse: Wolf Creek Books, 1997), 112 pp., paper, $9.95 plus $4.00 postage, ISBN 0968195504. cn97-900361. A selection of 125 black and white historical images.

Wilson, Graham. Paddlewheelers of Alaska and the Yukon (Whitehorse, Yukon : Wolf Creek Books, Inc., 1999) 112 pp., paper, $9.95 + postage, ISBN 0968195555, Box 31275, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7 Canada. A keepsake book of historical photographs of paddlewheel steamboats on the Yukon River.

Wilson, Graham. Southeast Alaska : Early Photographs of the Great Land (Whitehorse: Wolf Creek Books, 1999) 128 pp., paper, $12.95 + postage, ISBN 0968195547, Box 31275, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7 Canada. A keepsake book of 125 familiar and unfamiliar historical photographs taken up through the 1920s.

Wilson, Graham. The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway (Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1998), 112 pp., paper, $9.95 plus postage, ISBN0968195520, P. O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210. An album of 125 historic black and white photographs.

Wilson, Ian, and Sally Wilson. Gold Rush : North to Alaska and the Klondike (West Vancouver, B.C. ; Seattle : Gordon Soules Book Publishers, 1996), 246 p., paper, $16.95, ISBN 0919574602 (#620 - 1916 Pike Place, Seattle, WA 98101). LC9619680. For one year, the authors relived the adventure of the great gold stampede.

Wilson, Rodman. Tordrillo : Pioneer Climbs and Flights in the Tordrillo Mountains of Alaska, 1957-1997 (Anchorage : Todd Communications, 1999) 220 pp., cloth, $30.00 + postage, ISBN: 1578330939, available from Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. A compendium of tales of exploration, pioneer flights and climbs and of the people who made them--splashed liberally with pictures. A reference or source book for anyone who becomes intrigued with this little-known, yet not remote, domain of rock and ice, located across Cook Inlet from Anchorage.

Wilson, Sally. Klondikers : Gold Rush Portfolio illustrations by Sally Wilson ; text by Ian Wilson. (West Vancouver, BC ; Seattle : Gordon Soules Book Publishers, 1996?), 31 p., $6.95, ISBN0920641407 (#620 - 1916 Pike Place, Seattle, WA 98101). wln97213784.

Wilson, Shawn Stanley. Gwich'in Native Elders : Not Just Knowledge, but a Way of Looking at the World (Fairbanks, AK : Alaska Native Knowledge Network, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1996), 62 pp., University of Alaska Fairbanks, Harper Building, PO Box 756730, Fairbanks, AK 99775. wln98039946. First of series entitled "Native pathways to Education," this study examines the role, characteristics, and needs of elders of Fort Yukon.

Wing, Robert C. Joseph Baker: Lieutenant on the Vancouver Expedition, British Naval Officer for whom Mt. Baker was Named (Seattle: Gray Beard, 1992), 120 p., cloth, ISBN 0933686021, $39.95 plus postage (available from the author at 2217 142nd Ave., KPS, Lakebay, WA 98349). LC92-07372.

Wolfe, Art. Alaska / text by Nick Jans (Seattle : Sasquatch Books, c2000), 159 pp., paper, $29.95, ISBN 1570612161, or cloth, $40.00, ISBN 157061217X, 615 Second Avenue, Suite 260, Seattle, WA 98104. Coffee table book; one hundred thirty images in color enhanced by writings of Alaskan author Nick Jans.

Wolff, Ernest N. Frank Yasuda and the Chandalar (Fairbanks: The Author, 1997), 66 pp., 875 Crazy Horse Way, Fairbanks, AK 99712. wln97139775. Account of a Japanese whaler who jumped ship in Barrow, married an Inupiat woman, and crossed the Brooks Range to found the village of Beaver on the Yukon River; illustrated with photographs.

The Wolves of Denali / L. David Mech … [et al.] (Minneapolis : University of Minnesota, 1998), 227 pp., cloth, $29.95, ISBN0816629587, 111 Third Avenue South, Suite 290, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2520. Explores all aspects of wolf life, provides important new information for researchers and general readers.

Women of Alaska : a Compilation of Interviews, Vol. III and Vol. IV, as conducted by the Athena Project with Mr. James G. Stoops sixth grade gifted class (Anchorage : Anchorage School District, 1996-1998), 2 vols.(123 pp., 97 pp.), O'Malley Elementary School, 11100 Rockridge Drive 99516-1884. Continuing this series, these present transcripts of taped interviews with women of achievement who have visited the school.

Wonders, William C. Alaska highway explorer : place names along the adventure road / Victoria, BC : Horsdal & Schubart Publishers, 1994. Geographic names and history along the Alaska highway. ISBN0920663281. cn94-910302. $8.95.

Wood, Diane Ford. The Dawg's Tale: The Story of the Salty Dawg Saloon, the Homer Spit & the Town of Homer, Alaska (Anchorage: Alaska Press, 1995), 224 p., paper, ISBN 945519206, $15.95 + postage, P.O. Box 90565, Anchorage, AK 99509-0565. wln95-192621.

Woodman, David C. Strangers Among Us. (Montreal; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995). cloth, 166 p., ISBN 0773513485, $29.95. wln96-57549, cn95-900539. Although discredited at the time, author Woodman re-evaluates the importance of Inuit oral traditions and the interviews of American Explorer Charles Francis Hall in 1865-69 in his search to reconstruct the events surrounding Sir John Franklin's tragic 1845 expedition and argues that the stories may indeed refer to survivors of the expedition on the Melville Peninsula. Author of Unraveling the Franklin Mystery : Inuit Testimony.

Woodman, Lyman L. Duty Station Northwest : U.S. Army in Alaska and Western Canada, 1867-1987 (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Historical Society, 1996), 376p., cloth, $75.00, ISBN0940521040 (P. O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299). LC96-083273. Volume one covers the period 1867-1917. Very thorough; a definitive work of military and Alaskan history.

Woodman, Lyman L. Duty Station Northwest: The U.S. Army in Alaska and Western Canada, 1867-1987. Volume Two, 1918-1945 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1997), 400 pp., cloth, $75.00 plus $3.00 postage, ISBN0940521059, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299. Second of a three-volume set.

Woodman, Lyman L. Duty Station Northwest : The U.S. Army in Alaska and Western Canada, 1867-1987, Volume Three, 1945-1987 (Anchorage : Alaska Historical Society, 1999) 304 pp., cloth, $65.00 + $3 postage, ISBN 0940521121, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage AK 99510-0299. Third in a three-volume set.

Woodward, Kesler. Spirit of the North: The Art of Eustace Paul Ziegler (Augusta, GA: Morris Communications with the Anchorage Museum of History and Art and the Morris Museum of Art, 1998), 120 pp., paper, $22.95 plus postage, ISBN1890021059, 725 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901. Catalog for an exhibit of the painter's work. He was active as a lay missionary and artist in Alaska from 1909 until 1924, continuing to paint Alaskan subject matter from his Seattle home until his death in 1969.

Woodward, Kesler E. Painting Alaska, Volume 27, Number 3 of Alaska Geographic (Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 2000), 112 pp., paper, $21.95 plus $5.00 postage, ISBN 1566610516, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509-3370. A panorama of Alaskan pictorial art through the years.

Wright, Sam. Edge of Tomorrow : An Arctic Year (Pullman, Wash. : Washington State University Press, 1998) 177 pp., paper, $14.95 + postage, ISBN0874221625, P.O. Box 645910, Pullman WA 99164-5910. Living in a hand-built, twelve-by-twelve cabin, Wright records seasonal changes and his own thoughts as he and his wife spend a year in isolation and contemplation in the Brooks Range.

Wyatt, Gary. Mythic Beings : Spirit Art of the Northwest Coast (Seattle : University of Washington Press; Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 1999) 144 pp., paper, $22.95 + postage, ISBN 0295977981, P.O. Box 50096, Seattle WA 98145-5096. Presents an outstanding collection of 75 compelling works in color by 34 of the best First Nations artists working on the Northwest Coast today. The mythic beings depicted in these works belong to the undersea, sky, mortal, and spirit worlds.

Yamada, Takako and Takashi Irimoto. Circumpolar Animism and Shamanism (Sapporo, Japan : Hokkaido University Press, 1997) 336 pp., $148.87 (depending on exchange rate) + postage, cloth, ISBN 4832902520, order from Nishi 8 Kita 9 Kita-Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0009. Resulting from the Second International Conference of the Northern Studies Association in 1995, a multinational group of scholars redefine and explore the nature of animism and shamanism in the north in a general anthropological framework.

Yardley, Joyce. Crazy cooks and gold miners / Surrey, B.C.: Hancock House, 1993. 224 p. Experiences in the Yukon in the Thirties, Forties and Fifties in Ben-My-Cree, Atlin, Carcross, Dezadeesh and Whitehorse. ISBN088839294X. cn92091782. $22.95cdn.

Yardley, Joyce. Yukon Riverboat Days (Blaine, WA: Hancock House Publishers, 1996), 192 p., paper, $12.95 plus postage, ISBN0888393865 (PO Box 959, Blaine, WA 98231-0959). LC97-113868. Memories of paddlewheel steamboats on the Yukon River.

The Yukon River in Alaska's History: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Historical Society, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 7-9, 1993 (Anchorage: Alaska Historical Society, 1995), 230 p., ISBN 0940521024, comb-bound, $18.00 for members, $21.00 for non-members plus $1.50 postage, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299. Nineteen papers presented at the conference. wln94-228328.

Zimmerly, David W. QAYAQ : Kayaks of Alaska and Siberia, Paul Gardinier, kayak exhibit coordinator (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 2000), 103 pp., paper, $16.95 plus postage, ISBN 1889963100, P.O Box 756340, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. Second edition of exhibit catalog; the kayak in the original edition has been changed to the Yupik spelling most commonly seen in Alaska.

Zimmerman, Jenny. A naturalist's guide to Chugach State Park / Anchorage, Alaska: A.T. Publishing and Printing, 1993. 258p. Complete guide to the history, geology, fauna and flora of the state park closest to Alaska's largest city. Includes advice on trails, bear encounters, avalanches, and various wilderness hazards. ISBN0963730908. wln94-27970. $14.95.

Zuehlke, Mark. The B.C. Fact Book : Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About British Columbia (North Vancouver, BC : Whitecap Books, 1995), 253 p., paper, $12.95, ISBN 1551102773, 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2C4. Alphabetical listing of subjects that include factual information about the province's landscape, wildlife, peoples, history, culture, and economic and social conditions. cn94-910960-6.

Zuehlke, Mark. The Yukon Fact Book : Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Yukon (Vancouver, B.C. : Whitecap Books, 1998), 220 pp., paperback, US$14.95, ISBN1551107163, 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2C4. Essential factual information for residents and visitors reflecting the territory's unique heritage, from agriculture to woolly mammoth.


Addresses for Selected Alaskana Bookstores*

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 200 East Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage AK, 99503 USA / Tel: 907-279-7323 / Fax: 907-279-7322

Borders Books and Music, 1100 E. Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515 USA / Tel: 907-344-4099/ Fax:: 907-344-6912 / e-mail:

Cook Inlet Book Company, 415 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 / Tel: 907-258-4544/ Fax: 907-258-4491

Hearthside Books, 8745 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, AK 99801 / Tel: 907-789-2750 or 1-800-478-1000/ Fax: 907-789-7480/ e-mail:   website:

Mac's Fireweed, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, CANADA Y1A 2B2/ Tel: 867-668-6104 or 800-661-0508/ FAX: 867-668-5548/ e-mail: 

Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln Street, Sitka, AK 99835 / Tel: 907-747-8808 /e-mail:   website: