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Author Name:    ASPEN, Jean. HELMERICKS

Title:   Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey. 1st Bergamot printing

Publisher:    Bergamot Press, Minneapolis, MN, 1988, ISBN:0943127017 

Seller ID:   42662

ASPEN, Jean. Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey. (Minneapolis, MN) : Bergamot Press, 1988. First Printing. Pp 205. Illustrated with pen & ink drawings. 8vo, white and blue card covers with blue spine. Cassell 077. "Equipped with good motherly advice ("never shoot a moose in the river"), a canoe full of supplies, and a lot of courage, Jean Aspen and her companion paddle up an unknown river in Alaska to build a cabin in the Brooks Range and "live off the land." They stay four years; Arctic Daughter chronicles their first year of near starvation and life in a tent at 40 below zero as they struggle to make a home in a harsh but beautiful land. Jean, daughter of ConnieHemericks, a well-known Alaskan explorer and author, weaves a wonderful ta le of adventure, reflections on the Arctic landscape, and memories of growing up in a household of women adventurers." - cover. Very good. 40.00


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