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Alaska: Images of the Country

McPhee, John A.

Editorial: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1981, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 1981
ISBN 10: 0871562936 / ISBN 13: 9780871562937
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Librería: Black Dog Books (Emerson, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
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Título: Alaska: Images of the Country

Editorial: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1981, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1981

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine Slipcase

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: Signed Limited


Fine/Fine Slipcase. A wonderful signed limited edition still in publisher's descriptive cardboard shipping carton. Quite uncommon. This is a publisher's complimentary copy, signed but not numbered, with a publisher's slip laid in. N° de ref. de la librería 012821

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Sinopsis: This compelling portrait of modern Alaska pairs excerpts from John McPhee's classic, "Coming Into the Country", with the incomparable images of wilderness photojournalist Galen Rowell. Chosen from more than 10,000 images taken by Rowell on nine separate expeditions to the Yukon State, the 112 full-color photographs featured here seamlessly complement McPhee's vivid prose. Together, text and images capture the overwhelming beauty and variety of America's last frontier - from the rapidly expanding city of Anchorage to the heights of Mount McKinley to the vast expanses of Alaska's frozen tundra.McPhee's text includes profiles of a diverse collection of Alaska residents, providing fascinating glimpses of the people who thrive in the desolation and freedom of the Arctic: the self-proclaimed 'weird characters' inhabiting the remote town of Eagle; 114-year-old Liza Malcolm, whose only language is an Indian tongue understood by less than a dozen living people; and, violinist Frances Randall, who practices while working at a landing site on the Kahiltna Glacier. This classic book offers readers an incomparable portrait of the complex and dramatically beautiful land that is Alaska. Indeed, as the Conservationist declared, 'For those who have longed for years to visit America's last frontier, the purchase price of the book may be the least expense incurred in furthering a deep and abiding interest'.

Nota de la solapa: First published in 1981 and now available in this distinctive edition, a compelling portrait of modern Alaska pairs excerpts from John McPhee's classic "Coming into the Country" with photojournalist Galen Rowell's breathtaking images of the lands and peo

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