VOL. 20 - NO. 4
JAN 25 - 1, 2015
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BOOK REVIEW: New memoir recalls adventurous life on Alaskan frontier

"The Adventures and Misadventures of an Alaskan Lifestyle" by Jack and Rita Stout shares a series of narratives from a family that once lived 20 miles from the nearest road in the Alaskan wilderness. When Jack and Rita arrived in Alaska in 1954, its rugged beauty immediately captivated them. Almost entirely undeveloped and uninhabited, the region's wild, untamed frontier would become their playground for the next half-century and the backdrop for countless adventures. The Stouts raised a family in Alaska,... more


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