If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name: News from Small-Town Alaska

If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name: News from Small-Town Alaska

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Tiny Haines, Alaska, ninety miles north of Juneau, is accessible mainly by water or air - and only when the weather is good. There’s no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace; and funerals are community affairs. As both obituary writer and social columnist for the local newspaper, Heather Lende knows better than anyone the goings-on in this breathtakingly beautiful place. Her offbeat chronicle brings us inside her busy life: we meet her husband, Chip, who owns the local hardware store; their five children; and a colorful assortment of friends and offbeat neighbors, including aging hippies, salty fishermen, native Tlingit Indians, as well as the moose, eagles, sea lions, and bears with whom they share this wild and perilous land.
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ISBN: 9781565125247

Published Date: March 29, 2006

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 281

Size: 8.07" l x 5.22" w x 0.93" h