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Inside The Inside Passage

Author : Donald S. Riggs
ISBN : 9781477162064
Genre : Travel
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This book is about the audacious spirit of four men, two teenagers who threw caution to the wind and thought anything was possible. Confronting huge oceans, ice flows, and gigantic glaciers with an adventurous spirit, they faced the trials and tribulations of taking a 21ft soft top boat and a 23ft power boat from Arizona to the inside passage of Alaska. With lady luck not always on their side they braved the 5 week adventure and made it a lifetime memory. An adventure story written almost 40 years ago it will make you laugh and wonder, what in the world they were thinking. Through their eyes take a passenger seat on the journey “Inside the inside passage”.
Category: Travel

Alaska S Inside Passage

Author : Ann Chandonnet
ISBN : 9781400014804
Genre : Travel
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Covering cities, states, and regions of the United States, these richly illustrated handbooks capture the character and culture of important American destinations, along with topical essays, color maps, and capsule reviews of restaurants and hotels.
Category: Travel

Adventure Guide To Coastal Alaska And The Inside Passage

Author : Lynn Readicker-Henderson
ISBN : 9781588431530
Genre : Travel
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... [offers] a bountiful amount of concise information... goes beyond the usual sights to present lesser-known options. Maps embellish the down-to-earth text. Prodigy Travel Board. The ideal traveling companion, and a wonderful book for the armchair traveler. Midwest Book Review. ... packs in fine details. Reviewer's Bookwatch. Highly recommended... Library Journal. The focus of this book is the Alaska Marine Highway, which serves as a lifeline for many coastal communites in Alaska. This ferry system - a total of nine boats - links tiny coastal communites and large cities alike. It runs from Washington, up the Inside Passage, all the way to the Aleitians in the far north, a total of 3,500 miles. The Adventure Guide to The Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska follows this route, telling you everything you need to know about the ships themselves, the sights and the towns. Tours on land - flightseeing, kayaking, canoeing, boating - are covered. The book is targeted at anyone traveling in this region, not just those taking the ferry, and has full information on what to see and do in each town, where to stay and eat and how to get out of town. Extensive details about wildlife, including the best places to see some, and how to be an eco-conscious traveler.
Category: Travel

Alaska Blues

Author : Joe Upton
ISBN : 1570611564
Genre : Travel
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Step aboard Joe Upton's 32-foot troller and journey with him into another world. It's Southeast Alaska in the 1970s, and this evocative, true-life account chronicles four months of commercial fishing in the Inside Passage. Travel with Upton through open channels and narrow fjords, past forested shorelines, tiny villages, abandoned homesteads, and deserted canneries. Experience the life of the independent fisher -- the lonely hours at sea, the satisfaction of a good day's catch, and the easy camaraderie of other fishers. You'll be entranced by this authentic tale of the Southeast Alaska landscape and way of life.
Category: Travel

Inside Passage

Author : Bern Keating
ISBN : 0385078080
Genre : Inside Passage
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Text and photographs on the flora and fauna and travel guide to the inland waterway to Alaska.
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Adventure Guide Inside Passage Coastal Alaska

Author : Ed Readicker-Henderson
ISBN : 1588435156
Genre : Travel
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"Offers a bountiful amount of useful information." (Prodigy Travel Board). "An exceptional resource." (About.com). "Gives the low-down?
Category: Travel

Examination And Survey Of Inside Passage Through Sarasota Bay To Lemon Bay Florida Letter From The Secretary Of War Transmitting With A Letter From The Chief Of Engineers Reports Of Examination And Survey Of Inside Passage Through Sarasota Bay To Lemon Bay Florida February 1 1900 Referred To The Committee On Rivers And Harbors And Ordered To Be Printed

Author : United States. Congress. House
ISBN : OCLC:1065041187
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The Inside Passage To Alaska

Author : Art Wolfe
ISBN : 157061492X
Genre : Nature
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A lavish photographic survey of the waterway between Seattle and Glacier Bay is a tribute to its islands, glaciers, and other natural elements, in a volume that features a range of subjects from whales and salmon to icy waters and frozen landscapes.
Category: Nature

An Inside Passage

Author : Kurt Caswell
ISBN : 9780803232143
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Although finding a way to feel at home in the world is ultimately the life?s work of us all, rarely has the search ranged as far or found as precise and moving an expression as it does in An Inside Passage. Winner of the 2008 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize, Kurt Caswell?s narrative chroniclesøhis travels in the rugged mountain forests of Japan?s Shiretoko National Park,øon a vision quest in Death Valley, and to the sacred waters of the Ganges River. Whether contemplating a great blue heron as it rests riverside at the onset of a storm, reflecting on a beloved student?s untimely death, walking through the Navajo reservation, or receiving the blessing of a Hindu priest, Caswell unerringly finds the moment of truth. His journey also takes us across the landscape of his marriage, both its initial sweetness and its eventual failure. The ensuing inner dislocation echoes a larger estrangement that makesømore poignantøCaswell?s quest to find a place he can call home.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Inside Passage

Author : Keema Waterfield
ISBN : 1950584569
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Keema Waterfield grew up chasing music with her twenty-year-old mother on the Alaskan folk festival circuit, two small siblings in tow. Summers they traveled by ferry and car, sharing the family tent with a guitar, cello, and fiddle. Adrift with a revolving cast of musicians, drunks, stepdads, and one man with a gun, Keema yearned for a place to call home. Preferably with heat and flushing toilets. Trying to understand the absence of her pot-dealing father, she is drawn deeper into her mother's past instead.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Path To Relapse Prevention

Author : Dennis L. Siluk
ISBN : 9780595293919
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Mr. Siluk is a Licensed Counselor with the State of Minnesota, and has held international licenses in Drugs and Alcohol, as well as worked for hospitals and clinics with dual disorders. His first CD book, A Path to Sobriety provides understanding on alcoholism and addiction, an ultimate guide. A Path to Prevention its companion, deals with relapse prevention, curing the disease. Says Mr. Siluk, "Like anything in life, first, you need to understand what you are dealing with, and then you need to deal with it..." Both books offer this formula. Paul Williams and Mr. Siluk met at the benefit dinner party hosted by the singer, song writer, actor, and counselor on 13 of April, l994, for the National Corporation for Substance Abuse Recovery, held at Treasure Island Casino, in Minnesota, in which Mr. Siluk was the General Manager of the Institution that sponsored the dinner; the topic, substance abuse.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Inside Passage And Coastal Alaska

Author : Lynn Readicker-Henderson
ISBN : 1588432882
Genre : Travel
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New information. All manner of tips and recommendations for the first time or veteran Belize traveler. Encouraging eco-travel, O'Donnell profiles many of the unique archeological sites, wildlife preserves, marine sanctuaries and conservation areas. Explore firsthand Belize's myriad attractions. Visit Belize City, the Turneffe Islands, Belmopan, San Ignacio, Corozal, Punta Gorda and more!
Category: Travel

A Path To Sobriety The Inside Passage

Author : Dennis L. Siluk
ISBN : 9780595263233
Genre : Self-Help
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This is a sensitive book, rich in understanding and common sense. It will put the reader in touch with what it is like to be an addictive person, and what must be done to bring the person back from being an outcast. As the author explains in a respectful way, how the afflicted feels, he includes, biological, psychosocial, and family damage caused by the chemicals being used. His effect is to created ways to deal with addiction, along with new possibilities. This book can be helpful to all who are involved in the world of addiction; it is straight forward. "This book is an ultimate guide to substance abuse and addiction; a powerhouse for preventing relapse and curing the disease you have in alcoholism or drugs. It shows you a path to reality." Dalila Feba Tapia Author/Translator Lima, Peru
Category: Self-Help

Alaska S Inside Passage Traveler

Author : Ellen Searby
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028561210
Genre : Travel
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Use Alaska and British Columbia ferries to plan the trip you want!
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Inside Passage

Author : Richard Manning
ISBN : 159726881X
Genre : Nature
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“This book is about an idea that rests at the junction of what we call wilderness and civilization. Simply, it is a call for rethinking, and more importantly, reconstructing, our relationship with nature.” --from Inside PassageProtecting land in parks, safe from human encroachment, has been a primary strategy of conservationists for the past century and a half. Yet drawing lines around an area and calling it wilderness does little to solve larger environmental problems. As author Richard Manning puts it in a knowingly provocative way: “Wilderness designation is not a victory, but acknowledgement of defeat.”In Inside Passage, Manning takes us on a thought-provoking tour of the lands along the Pacific Northwest's Inside Passage -- from southeast Alaska down through Puget Sound, and then on to the northern Oregon coast and the Columbia River system -- as he explores the dichotomy between “wilderness” and “civilization” and the often disastrous effects of industrialization.Through vivid description and conversations with people in the region, Manning brings new insights to the area's most pressing environmental concerns -- the salmon crisis, deforestation, hydroelectric dams, urban sprawl -- and examines various innovative ways they are being addressed. He details efforts to restore degraded ecosystems and to integrate economic development with environmental protection, and looks at powerful new tools such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that are increasingly being used to further conservation efforts.Throughout, Manning focuses on the hopeful possibility that we can redesign the human enterprise to a scale more appropriate to the nature that holds it, that rather than drawing borders around nature, we might instead start placing borders on human behavior. Perhaps, he suggests, we can begin to behave in all places as if all places matter to us as much as wilderness, and, in the process, claim all of nature as our own.Inside Passage is a wide-ranging and thoughtful exploration by a gifted writer, and an important work for anyone interested in the Pacific Northwest, or concerned about the future of our relationship to the natural world.
Category: Nature

The Inside Passage

Author : Leftare P. Delis
ISBN : 089716556X
Genre : Alaska
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Category: Alaska

The Hug

Author : J. K. Laumar
ISBN : 1630000256
Genre : Fiction
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Set on the passenger ferry traveling through the Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska, The Hug is a love story that explores the inside passages of the human heart, and the depths of human emotions, for two individuals in their mid-50's who, after years of pain and hurt resulting from abuse, betrayal, death, dishonesty and divorce, stumble into one another-complete strangers-and begin a journey together in which they discover that they are able to love and be loved, despite their fears of being hurt again. Filled with heart wrenching memories of sadness as they reflect on their pasts, contrasted with playful scenes of happiness experienced in moments of joy and laughter that neither thought possible, the story engages two hearts that are struggling to let down the self-imposed walls of fear that pain brings so they can trust again, and not allow themselves to be forever imprisoned by fear.
Category: Fiction