Chips from the Chopping Block

Chips from the Chopping Block


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Chips from the Chopping Block by Jay Hammond, Jay S. Hammond

In this memoir, a sequel to the immensely popular autobiography, TALES OF ALASKA'S BUSH RAT GOVERNOR, former governor Jay Hammond spins more delightful yarns about the fascinating people and humorous situations he has encountered from one end of Alaska to the other, from wild tales about life in the Bush to stories about the hot air-filled legislative halls in Juneau. The late governor was one of Alaska's great storytellers, and he remains one of the state's most beloved and admired public figures--living or dead--thirty years after leaving office.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780970849359
Publisher: Epicenter Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/03/2008
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

A former Marine fighter from upstate New York, Jay Hammond headed north after service in the Pacifin during World War II. He became a trapper, bush pilot, fisherman, guide, government wolf hunter, poet, environmentalist, and finally a reluctant politician who endeared himself to Alaskans. He gave them what he describes as the unvarnished and sometimes unwelcome truth about public issues. For this, he says, Alaskans punished him by electing him governor twice.

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