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Blue Bear A True Story of Friendship and Discovery in the Alaskan Wild

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ISBN-10: 0060935731

ISBN-13: 9780060935733

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lynn Schooler

List price: $13.99
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With a body twisted by adolescent scoliosis and memories of the brutal death of a woman he loved, Lynn Schooler kept the world at arm's length, drifting through the wilds of Alaska as a commercial fisherman, outdoorsman, and wilderness guide. In 1990, Schooler met Japanese photographer Michio Hoshino, and began a profound friendship cemented by a shared love of adventure and a passionate quest to find the elusive glacier bear, an exceedingly rare creature, seldom seen and shrouded in legend. But only after Hoshino's tragic death from a bear attack does Schooler succeed in photographing the animal -- completing a remarkable journey that ultimately brings new meaning to his life. The Blue…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.528

Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Severance
First Encounters
Eruption
Refugia
Russell Fjord
Johnstone Bay
Malaspina and Disenchantment Bay
Tsunami
The Butcher, the Baker
The Place Without Storms
South to Cape Fanshaw
Storm
Transients
Miraculous Fledglings and Shape-Shifting Bears
Wildfire
Kamchatka
Primary Colors
Epilogue
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