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  1. says:

    Alaska is the most epic book I have ever read I did read another Michener – Centennial – and it was very epic as well But Alaska is super duper EPIC I cannot imagine how one person could write one book like Alaska much

  2. says:

    I always feel like I learned something after I have read a Michener novel That was the case with Alaska The isolation and vastness of the of the place is inconceivable to my mind Michener goes a little overboard on some of the details especially the 20000 year old details It takes some dediaction and patience to get through but it's well worth it

  3. says:

    James Michener is one of the reasons that I ADORE historical fiction as a genre This is my fifth 5th reading selection by this author and he continues to hold me spellbound As Michener navigates the origins of the land now known as Alaska and m

  4. says:

    This was different than what I usually read but I still enjoyed it It reads and flows almost like a history textbook but is filled with characters and events that add to the overall narrative The plot starts out in prehistoric Alaska and gradua

  5. says:

    Excellent story from the birth of Alaska to near present day history Awesome late author 10 of 10 stars

  6. says:

    Spanning almost 30000 years this book is the definition of epic historical fiction Beginning with the migration of mastodon and saber toothed

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    Epic as a description is thrown around far too often these days So often in fact that the meaning has been diluted down to where it is used only to describe a long storyAlaska by James Michener is not just a long story Ra

  8. says:

    The first five hundred pages of this brick of a book were informative and entertaining enough to get me over the half way hump but it uickly became less of a page turner and of a slog I think sometimes that updating my prog

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    A novel almost as big as the state I learned so much from this book so many things I never realized had happened Guess they didn't teach us anything in history class about Alaska I thoroughly enjoyed the use of family thr

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    Just arrived from Germany through BMPage 141Thus the great expedition proposed by Vitus Bering staggered to an inconclusive ending No officer had set foot on Alaska proper; the scientific excursions had been aborted; no useful charting was done; and fifteen men had already been lost The adventure which Bering had said could be completed for ten thousand rubles would ultimately consume the two million predicted by the accountants and all th

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier James A Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history from the long forgotten past to the bustling present As his characters struggle for survival Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska’s story its brutal origins; the American acuisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous constru. I always feel like I learned something after I have read a Michener novel That was the case with Alaska The isolation and vastness of the of the place is inconceivable to my mind Michener goes a little overboard on some of the details especially the 20000 year old details It takes some dediaction and patience to get through but it s well worth it Road-map to the Indians Treasure epic of the northernmost American frontier James A Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history from the long forgotten past to the bustling present As his characters struggle for survival Michener weaves together the Green dog trumpet and other stories exciting high points of Alaska’s story its brutal origins; the American acuisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and Identity exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous constru. I always feel like I learned something after I have read a Michener novel That was the case with Alaska The isolation and vastness of the of the place is inconceivable to my mind Michener goes a little overboard on some of the details Cenote especially the 20000 year old details It takes some dediaction and patience to get through but it s well worth it

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Alaska Author James A. Michener

Ction of the Alcan Highway undertaken to defend the territory during World War II A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people  Praise for Alaska   “Few will escape the allure of the land and people Michener describes Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest richest most forebo. Excellent story from the birth of Alaska to near present day history Awesome late author 10 of 10 stars Identity establish its place in the world Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the Cenote enduring spirit of a land and its people  Praise for Alaska   “Few will Sottomissione escape the allure of the land and people Michener describes Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest richest most forebo. Excellent story from the birth of Alaska to near present day history Awesome late author 10 of 10 stars

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Ding and highly inviting territories in our Republic if not the world The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life” Los Angeles Times Book Review   “Always the master of exhaustive historical research Michener tracks the settling of Alaska in vividly detailed scenes and well developed characters” Boston Herald   “Michener is still sentence for sentence writing’s fastest attention grabber” The New York Tim. Epic as a description is thrown around far too often these days So often in fact that the meaning has been diluted down to where it is used only to describe a long storyAlaska by James Michener is not just a long story Rather Alaska is an epic in the original sense a story that is told over the course of epochs involving generations of characters and genealogies The story begins with the forming of the continent of North America and takes the reader through modern times Along the way the people who shaped Alaska are introduced and we follow their stories as they form the greater narrative We meet the Russian and Inuit settlers the captains of the great whalers the politicians and gold miners who wanted to claim Alaska as their own We meet the average people who in extraodinary circumstances become heroes and outlaws We even meet the dogs and salmon who form such an integral part of Alaska s storyMichener writes with a clear simple style He weaves characters together with such deftness that the reader never uestions the occasional use deus ex machina or coincidence to further the greater story Thankfully Michener is not overly wordy else his thousand page stories would be double or treble their length Instead he is concise and not too verbose describing places events and settings with a few words before entering it into the grand positionsAny book titled with the name of a place should be valued at how well it either explains or entices the reader into learning about or visiting said place Alaska judged thusly earns top marks Alaska the place itself has been transformed in my mind from a cold mountain place rarely thought of to a desired destination somewhere I would like to travel to even if only briefly