Alaska For Dummies

Alaska For Dummies

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by Charles P. Wohlforth
     
 

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Tame the wilds of America's Last Frontier

See wildlife roaming vast open spaces. Explore Mount McKinley, Native Alaskan culture, and old gold rush towns. Go skiing, sea kayaking, or fishing. Marvel at spectacular glaciers and windswept tundras. Whether your style is luxury cruise ship, laid-back road trip, or active wilderness hike, this guide gets you

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Tame the wilds of America's Last Frontier

See wildlife roaming vast open spaces. Explore Mount McKinley, Native Alaskan culture, and old gold rush towns. Go skiing, sea kayaking, or fishing. Marvel at spectacular glaciers and windswept tundras. Whether your style is luxury cruise ship, laid-back road trip, or active wilderness hike, this guide gets you ready for a wild and wonderful Alaskan adventure.

Open the book and find:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn't miss — and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Lots of detailed maps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470888711
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
For Dummies Travel Series, #151
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
201,957
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Charles Wohlforth, a lifelong Alaskan, has been writing about his home as a journalist and author for more than 20 years. He is author of many books, including Frommer’s Alaska, published by Wiley. Wohlforth received wide critical acclaim and numerous awards for his book The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change (North Point Press), which explores how Iñupiat Eskimos and scientists are learning about — and adapting to — global warming in the Arctic. Wohlforth lives in Anchorage with his wife, Barbara; sons, Robin and Joseph; and daughters, Julia and Rebecca. He welcomes readers to his Web site, www.wohlforth.net, which contains other writings and travel advice about Alaska and links useful for setting up a trip.
Cruise coverage for Alaska For Dummies, 3rd Edition, was compiled and written by Jerry Brown and Fran Wenograd Golden.

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