Last New Land: Stories of Alaska Past and Present by Wayne MerglerLast New Land: Stories of Alaska Past and Present by Wayne Mergler

Last New Land: Stories of Alaska Past and Present

EditorWayne MerglerForeword byJohn Haines

Paperback | October 10, 2009

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Through time, tales both oral and written have immortalized America's last wilderness. Editor Wayne Mergler scoured Alaska's literary tradition for the best writing the state has to offer, and did not come up empty-handed. From the Native legends of the Creation, to Jack London's stirring stories of frontier survival, to John Haines's more contemporary reflections on homesteading, The Last New Land gathers a rich and comprehensive sampling of fiction, nonfiction and poetry about the Northland. Recommended by Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Booklist.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1924, John Haines studied at the National Art School, the American University, and the Hans Hoffmann School of Fine Art. He homesteaded in Alaska for over twenty years. He is the author of several major collections of poetry; a collection of reviews, essays, interviews, and autobiography, "Living Off the Co...
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Title:Last New Land: Stories of Alaska Past and PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 8.96 × 6.04 × 1.7 inPublished:October 10, 2009Publisher:Graphic Arts BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0882408143

ISBN - 13:9780882408149

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