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Still Points North One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-Up World, One Long Journey Home

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ISBN-10: 1400069246

ISBN-13: 9781400069248

Edition: 2013

Authors: Leigh Newman

List price: $31.00
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Part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming,Still Points Northis a page-turning memoir that explores the extremes of belonging and exile, and the difference between how to survive and knowing how to truly live.Growing up in the wilds of Alaska, seven-year-old Leigh Newman spent her time landing silver salmon, hiking glaciers, and flying in a single-prop plane. But her life split in two when her parents unexpectedly divorced, requiring her to spend summers on the tundra with her “Great Alaskan” father and the school year in Baltimore with her more urbane mother.Navigating the fraught terrain of her family’s unraveling, Newman did what any outdoorsman would do: She adapted. With…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/19/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Forget Me Not
The Great Alaskan
Can't Lives on Won't Street
Homeland
Sweat and Pencils
Snowslide or Glacier?
Summon the Strength
The Middle of the Woods
Dividing the World
The Mystery of Beautiful Things
Homemarks
Street Wolves
Back in the Water
Love and Altitude
Riding Out the Updraft
Boulder, Boulder, Paddle
Cinq de Plus
A Tablecloth in the Wilderness
Epilogue
Acknowledgments