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The Dangerous North

By: Ed Ferrell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: F1065

ISBN: 0788410652

Condition: 160 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5?x8?, paper, 160 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A new collection of hair-raising true tales about pioneers in Alaska, the Yukon and the northern Pacific region. It was a hardy breed of men and women who opened up the last frontier, and they tell some amazing survival stories. The author has selected 26 accounts of death and survival that chronicle the harsh realities of life on the northern frontier. These accounts were found in newspapers and magazines. Here are their stories, often in their own words. This is the North you will never read about in the travel brochures.160 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5?x8?, paper, 160 pp, Softcover, Heritage... View more info

Biographies of Alaska-Yukon Pioneers 1850-1950, Volume 5

By: Ed Ferrell

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: F2503

ISBN: 0078842503X

Condition: 306 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 306 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work fills the void by making obscure and un-indexed material available to researchers in Alaskan and Canadian history and genealogy. Volume 5 contains additional biographies, alphabetically arranged and full of fascinating information and family history. It is rich in Northwest history, and should appeal to researchers in the West and Northwest whose ancestors may have been Alaska-Yukon immigrants. Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco were points of departure and return; some of the immigrants settled in those regions after trying their luck on the frontier. The majority of these early A... View more info