Yukon Alone: The World's Toughest Adventure Race

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Product Details

Price
$23.99  $22.31
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 0.9 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780805059502

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About the Author

John Balzar, a roving correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, was awarded the Scripps Howard Foundation Prize for human interest writing. Balzar is the author of Yukon Alone and has worked as a river boatman in Alaska and sailed across the Pacific. He lives in Portland, Oregon

Reviews

"The best book on the Far North since Barry Lopez's Arctic Dreams." --Tim Cahill, Los Angeles Times

"A fascinating, brutally honest look at a culture bound only by the will and strength of those who embrace it." --People

"[Balzar's] wonderful account of the Yukon Quest is a treat without the frostbite." --The Seattle Times

"Balzar brings the contest alive in stirring prose that ss tingles up your spine." --USA Today

..".This is one man-against-nature battle that has found its bard." --Entertainment Weekly