White Water Skippers of the North: The Barringtons

White Water Skippers of the North: The Barringtons

by Nancy Warren Ferrell


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White Water Skippers of the North: The Barringtons by Nancy Warren Ferrell

The Barringtons were a family that epitomized commercial riverboating in the Northwest during gold rush times and beyond. Two generations of mariners, both fueled by gambling blood and gold, wove their own destinies.

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ISBN-13: 9780888396167
Publisher: Hancock House Publishers
Publication date: 06/01/2001
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 5.51(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Nancy Warren Ferrell is an accomplished author, having written a dozen adult and children's books with significant research on many topics, such as the Coast Guard, fishing, amateur radio, etc. With a background in library work, she has always had an interest in people, history and travel. These interests have led her to focus her writing on non-fiction subject matter, particularly pertaining to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. In addition to writing books, she has also contributed articles to numerous periodicals for children and adults.

A member of various writing organizations and historical societies, Nancy has given writing presentations for the past twenty-plus years.

Also an avid traveler, she has visited all corners of the world, including Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Russia, Mexico, Canada, Greece, Turkey, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, plus areas in Alaska and the U.S.

Now retired, Nancy worked at the Juneau Public Library from 1980 to 1996. She has lived in Juneau, Alaska, for the past thirty years. Nancy is married to retired Juneau high school English teacher Ed Ferrell, and together they raised their twins Patricia and William.

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