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Bears Of The Last Frontier

Author : Chris Morgan
ISBN : 1584799315
Genre : Nature
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"Companion to the PBS series NATURE: bears of the last frontier"--Dustjacket.
Category: Nature

Bears Of Alaska

Author : Erwin A. Bauer
ISBN : 1570612862
Genre : Nature
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Depicts Alaska's three species of bear--brown (or grizzly), black, and polar--in the wild.
Category: Nature

Murder On The Last Frontier

Author : Cathy Pegau
ISBN : 9781496700551
Genre : Fiction
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There’s many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She’s come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska—to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute—one of the working girls her brother has been treating—is found brutally murdered, Charlotte learns firsthand how rough the frontier can be. Although the town may not consider the murder of a prostitute worthy of investigation, Charlotte’s feminist beliefs motivate her to seek justice for the woman. And there’s something else—the woman was hiding a secret, one that reminds Charlotte of her own painful past. As Charlotte searches for answers, she soon finds her own life in danger from a cold-blooded killer desperate to keep dark secrets from seeing the light of day…
Category: Fiction

Bears We Ve Met

Author : Joel G. Zachry
ISBN : 9781452008219
Genre : Nature
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Bears We've Met is a compelling narrative of short stories of close encounters with bears spanning more than thirty years of the author's experiences in North America's remote regions. In this documentary the author shares early blunders and tense moments, including humorous and intriguing confrontations, as he and his wife confront the largest of land mammals. The book recounts time spent exploring Alaska and Kodiak Island; backpacking along the Appalachian Trail; and hiking within the Southern Appalachians, Colorado, and Shenandoah and Yellowstone National Parks. Each story affords the reader a vicarious opportunity to explore a remarkable wilderness area through informative descriptions of the extraordinary landscape and flora and fauna found within. This book is more than "armchair entertainment" for those interested in the bear as an American wilderness icon. It provides valuable insight to understanding this majestic creature and the vital role it serves in nature as a dominant landscape species.
Category: Nature

Georgia S Last Frontier

Author : James C. Bonner
ISBN : 9780820335254
Genre : History
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Published in 1971, Georgia's Last Frontier presents the history of one of the state's least developed regions. During the 1830s, Carroll County was a large part of Georgia's most rugged frontier. James C. Bonner examines how life in this isolated region was complicated by the presence of Native Americans, cattle rustlers, and horse thieves. He details how the discovery of gold in the Villa Rica area resulted in drunkenness and violence, but also laid the foundations of mining technology that were later used in Colorado and California. The region remained isolated until after the Civil War, when a rail line was constructed to stimulate cotton cultivation. With the development of the railway, Carroll County's frontier traditions waned in the early twentieth century.
Category: History

Justice On The Last Frontier

Author : Michael L. Kryder
ISBN : 9781532006814
Genre : Fiction
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Fang fu Cheng is just six when he is recruited and raised as a Shaolin monk. As he matures into a respected teacher known as Ling, he meets Shu, a beautiful girl who captures his heart. Ling, who has been taught to fight as both a tiger and a dragon, is fiercely protective of her and is willing to do anythingincluding leaving the monkhoodto keep her in his life. Soon, they marry and immigrate to the United States where Ling becomes one of many indentured Chinese men working for the railroad during the 1800s. As their family grows with a daughter, Jia, and an adopted son, Zack, so does Lings discontent with his job. When they return to San Francisco to find other work, Ling focuses on teaching Zack the skills of a Shaolin monk. After Zack enters manhood, marries his sister, and raises his own family, he eventually becomes a United States Marshall charged with keeping the peace in rough-and-tumble towns like Butte, Montana, and Nome, Alaska. While bringing his own unique form of justice to the last frontier, with help from his giant malamute, Zack soon realizes how quickly life can come full circle. In this multigenerational tale, a Chinese family who immigrates to America during the 1800s must attempt to put down roots within an unsettled frontier where nothing is certain.
Category: Fiction

L Is For Last Frontier

Author : Carol Crane
ISBN : 9781585366965
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Unrivaled by any other state for sheer size, Alaska is a land of mystery and wonder to many Americans. Bordered by water on three sides, it remains a remote and last frontier...until now. L is for Last Frontier: an alphabet book written by Carol Crane, takes readers on an informative adventure through the "land of the midnight sun." Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane was recently described as "A walking, talking bibliography of children's books." Her twenty-five years in children's literature supply the essential experience to bring Alaska's vast wildlife and culture to children. Alaska's sheer size lends to its diversity, but Carol Crane employs a two-tiered approach and produces a seamless sampling of the state's culture and wildlife. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a rhyme for younger readers: T is for Tundra, a treeless arctic plain. Short warm summers, in winter, a frozen terrain. On the same page, older students can read the sidebar text to gain a richer understanding of the same topic. About the Author: Carol Crane advocates education through reading. She travels extensively and speaks at state reading conventions across the United States. Her thematic approach to learning has been widely accepted and successfully used by many reading teachers. Eight years ago, she founded "Bed, Breakfast and Books," a summer institute for teachers and media specialists across the country. L is for Last Frontier is Carol's 4th book with Sleeping Bear Press. She lives with her husband, Conrad, in Bradenton, Florida. About the Illustrator: Renowned wildlife artist Michael Monroe was the winner of the 1997 Michigan Duck Stamp award.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Last Frontier

Author : Daman Singh
ISBN : 8185419175
Genre : Biodiversity conservation
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The Work Is Set In Mizoram - One Of The Seven Sister States - And Details The Relationship Between The People And Their Environment, And Between The Environment And Development - Examines The Nature And Influence Of Biophysical Resources - Management Of Forests By People And The State Is Analysed - Also Covers The System Of Shifting Cultivation. 12 Chapters - 30 Appendices - References - Index. Stamped On The Title Page, General Condition Is Good.
Category: Biodiversity conservation

The Last Frontier

Author : Patricia Coughlin
ISBN : 0373451903
Genre : Men and women
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Category: Men and women