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Woodcraft

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Nessmuk


George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th ce…

The Odysseys of Homer

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Homer


The Odysseys are a collection of stories about Ulysses' journey home from the war at Troy purportedly written in the 8th century BCE by Home…

The Saga of Gunnlaug the Worm-Tongue and Raven the Skald

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Anonymous


A tale from Iceland, 800 years ago. In a dream of quarrels and death The birth of fair Helga is told Cross the north seas ventured for fame …

Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex

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Owen Chase


Owen Chase (October 7, 1797 – March 7, 1869) was First Mate of the whale ship Essex, that was struck and sunk by a sperm whale on October 28…

The Splendid Wayfaring

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John Neihardt


Quote: "In the following pages I have told the story of that body of adventurers who, from 1822 to 1829, opened the way for the expansi…

The Ascent of Denali

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Hudson Stuck


The story of the First Ascent of Denali by Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert Tatum in 1913, recorded in celebration of …

The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

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Filippo De Filippi


Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since 1741 when Vitus Bering saw the pea…

Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847

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John Rae


After the bizarre death of Thomas Simpson, Dr. John Rae was chosen to complete the survey of the Northwest Passage, linking the work of Simp…

The Heroic Life and Exploits of Siegfried the Dragon Slayer

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Anonymous


This is the prequel of the Nibelungenlied. It tells the tale of Siegfried as a young man when he sets forth to earn a name for himself so h…

With Sack and Stock in Alaska

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George Broke


In 1888, George Broke with Harold Topham and William Williams, made the first exploration of the Alaskan Mt. St. Elias range, including the …

The Gardener

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Rabindranath Tagore


Most of the lyrics of love and life, the translations of which from Bengali are published in this book, were written much earlier than the s…

The Apostle of Alaska: The Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla

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John W. Arctander


This is this story of William Duncan, an English missionary, who established a colony among the Tsimshian people of the Pacific Northwest. …

The Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems

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James Russell Lowell


A collection of poems by Lowell, one of the Fireside poets with Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, and Bryant, including a sketch of his life. T…

08 - AN AFTERNOON MIRACLE

In Heart of the West

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O. Henry


A collection of short stories by the legendary O. Henry. (Summary by sidhu177)

57 - Fairy-Land

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

63 - Dreams

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

10 - Some Words with a Mummy

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

37 - The Conqueror Worm

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

41 - To Zante

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

46 - Tamerlane

In The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 5

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Edgar Allan Poe


This, the last of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains a collection of both prose and poetry. (Summary by TriciaG) Cast List for Secti…

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