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Alan L. White, Book Reviewer

Book Review

One Man's Wilderness

by Alan L. White

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,” wrote Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond. For Richard Proenneke the same... Read More

Book Review

Spirit of the Raven

by Alan L. White

A snow-covered lake deep in the Alaskan bush rests dormant in the arctic twilight. For Hjalmar the Finn, another long day of trapping ends with a gruesome discovery. Frozen beneath the whiteness is his friend and partner, the Swede. An... Read More

Book Review

Bad Man Blues

by Alan L. White

George Garrett is a talented writer, some may even say gifted, but he would probably grimace at that statement. I say talented because he writes whatever he chooses, in an unusual and sometimes harsh style that cries out, “I dare you... Read More

Book Review

Alaska's Copper River Delta

by Alan L. White

The Copper River Delta rests in south central Alaska like a fragile emerald crown, beautiful in its complexity and delicate in its balance. Nowhere in North America does such a varied and sensitive ecosystem exist. The delta encompasses... Read More

Book Review

The Last Settlers

by Alan L. White

As a word, Alaska creates thoughts of independence and freedom. As a state, Alaska conjures up images of wildness, a kind of separate reckless place beyond the safety of home. This wanting to be far beyond home is the basis for The Last... Read More

Book Review

Mary McGreevy

by Alan L. White

Finding that you no longer believe in something sacred is difficult at best, but if you are a nun who spent the past 16 years in a convent, this realization creates problems of biblical proportions. Mary McGreevy is the story of one such... Read More

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