From the Back Cover
Map your adventure
Plan a trip that suits your interests. Follow ourrecommended itineraries or mix & match to createyour own. Explore a region in depth or hit the highlights. With Frommer's Day by Day guides, the choice is yours.
73 self-guided tours with maps that show how to get from place to place
Hundreds of photos,plus engaging insights on history and culture
Detailed reviews of hotels,restaurants, shopping, and nightlife
Full-sized foldout mapof Alaska in a handy plastic envelope
95 maps and 73 ways to see the sights
About the Author
is a life-long Alaska resident and prize-winning author of numerous books about Alaska. Besides travel, his work includes writing about science and the environment, politics, history and biography. A popular lecturer, he has spoken all over the United States and overseas. His articles have appeared in Discover
, The New Republic
, and many other magazines. Wohlforth lives with his wife, Barbara, and their four children. They reside in Anchorage during the winter, where they are avid crosscountry skiers, and in summer on a remote Kachemak Bay shore reachable only by boat. Wohlforth's recent book The Fate of Nature: Rediscovering Our Ability to Rescue the Earth
(St. Martin's Press, $28) uses Alaska as a microcosm to understand the cultural roots of humankinds' will to protect the planet.