Frozen Toe Guide to Real Alaskan Livin': Learn how to Survive Moose Attacks, Endless Winters, and Life without Indoor Plumbing

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The Frozen Toe Guide to Real Alaskan Livin' both embraces and instructs readers on everything one needs to know to be a true Alaskan, or at least to look the part. Combining both handbook format with anecdotal bits about the author’s own experiences moving to the state, the book advises readers on such topics ranging from winter survival skills to regional fashion to Alaskan dating advice to extreme sports. Learn how to make ice cream from snow, or how to seek out a career in dog mushing. Find out where to travel...
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The Frozen Toe Guide to Real Alaskan Livin': Learn How to Survive Moose Attacks, Endless Winters & Life Without Indoor Plumbing

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Overview

The Frozen Toe Guide to Real Alaskan Livin' both embraces and instructs readers on everything one needs to know to be a true Alaskan, or at least to look the part. Combining both handbook format with anecdotal bits about the author’s own experiences moving to the state, the book advises readers on such topics ranging from winter survival skills to regional fashion to Alaskan dating advice to extreme sports. Learn how to make ice cream from snow, or how to seek out a career in dog mushing. Find out where to travel for weekend trips, and what Alaskans do for entertainment.
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Brookelyn’s "View from the Cabin" columns appear bimonthly in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. A link to her most recent column (scroll down): http://www.brookelynbellinger.com/aboutme.html
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570614842
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 822,682
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.45 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Brookelyn Bellinger writes regularly on Alaska life for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She lives in Fairbanks, AK.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     v
Introduction     vii
Dreaming of Alaska: Go Your Own Way     1
Finding Work: How to Really Enjoy Alaska and Get Paid (Barely)     13
Coffee, Carhartts, and Cabin Living: How to Be an Alaskan     31
Blazing Ball of Eye Poison: The Bane and Blessing of the Midnight Sun     53
Hot Tubs, Christmas Lights, and Cable TV: Good Winter Living for the Cabin-Fever Bound     69
Dumpster Diving, Bike Riding, and Other Thrifty Ways of Exciting Living     85
Forget About Bears: How to Avoid a Moose Attack     97
Alaskan Treats and Eats: The Wisdom of Fishing and Homemade Wine     107
The Entertaining Alaskan: Art, Music, and Theater in the Last Frontier     133
True North: Everyday Alaskans, Extraordinary Stories     151
Extremely Alaskan: Sports on the Edge     165
Wilderness Travel and Other Misguided Adventures for Your Personal Enjoyment     185
Quiz: Are You a Real Alaskan?     201
The Blue Tarp Challenge     207
Index     211
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    This is amazing

    How did someone got attacked by a moose

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Poopin foot

    Poopitypoopoop.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2012

    Sweetmoon to this clan

    Im sorry but me and my kits will not join. My mate is the leader and i cant abandon him. Srry

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    Scourge to dreamstar

    Join clans with me and i will help u reclaim ur old land and even give u new teratory.

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