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Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three

Carlson, Phyllis Downing; Bill, Laurel Downing

Editorial: Aunt Phil's Trunk LLC
ISBN 10: 1940479002 / ISBN 13: 9781940479002
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Título: Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three

Editorial: Aunt Phil's Trunk LLC

Encuadernación: PERFECT PAPERBACK

Condición del libro: Very Good

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1940479002 Autographed by author! Ships promptly from Texas. N° de ref. de la librería GHT1484IBCM100616H1759A

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Alaska history decoded!
 
Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaska's history!

Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and hundreds of historical photographs that share Alaska's history from 1912 to 1935. This volume, appropriate for ages 9 to 99, is a delightful journey through Alaska's growing pains as a territory of the United States.


Did you know?

  • The Alaska Railroad spurred the birth of Alaska's largest town in 1915?
  • Mushers and dog teams risked death to deliver life-saving diphtheria serum to Nome in 1925?
  • Famous aviator Wiley post and Will Rogers crashed their plane and died near Barrow in 1935?
 
These and dozens more little-known stories fill the pages of Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three


Laurel Bill has an extraordinary eye for the telling detail. She knows a good story when she hears it and knows how to tell it. Her history comes alive. Thank goodness she's turned her talents to these compelling chapters from Alaska's rich past . - Kim Rich, Author, Johnny's Girl
 
Drawn from the eventful stories told by Alaskans, author Laurel Downing Bill has expertly woven a seamless narrative of fascinating fact and lore spanning the triumphs and tragedies of the Great Land . - Pennelope Goforth, Author, Sailing The Mail
 
Informative and entertaining, the stories in "Aunt Phil's Trunk" show that there is much more to Alaska than Eskimos, igloos, ice floes and polar bears. Whether you've lived in Alaska all of your life, or you've always wanted to visit, you'll be enthralled by this collection of stories and photos chronicling a patchwork of Alaska's forgotten heroes . - Heather Resz, Editor, Alaska Newspapers Inc.

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The third book in the Aunt Phil's Trunk series is packed with easy-to-read short stories and close to 350 historical photographs to entertain the history buff within.
 
It highlights the pioneering spirit of early Alaska as it enters a new era as a territory of the United States and showcases stories about early Anchorage and the Alaska Railroad.
 
Other stories include:
 
·       Epidemics and rescues
·       Daring flyboys of the 1920s
·       Colonists who turn wilderness into fertile ground where giant vegetables grow
·       Alaska's Native people struggling for recognition
 
 

Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three is a treasure trove of short stories about Alaska's colorful past and is filled with close to 350 rare historical photographs.

Biografía del autor: Third-generation Alaskan Laurel Downing Bill has turned her Alaska historian aunt's work into a lovely series of books that highlight Alaska's colorful past. Downing Bill earned a degree in journalism from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2003 and wrote several award-winning articles while employed as a reporter for the Anchorage Chronicle newspaper from 2002-2004. Her weekly Alaska history column, titled "Aunt Phil's Trunk," was a favorite with the paper's subscribers. Bill's award-winning stories have appeared in newspapers throughout Alaska, as well as Alaska Magazine, Mushing magazine and First Alaskans magazine. Her weekly TV show, Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil, appears on the CBS affiliate KTVA Channel 11 every Monday morning in Alaska.

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