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From Library Journal
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The remarkable story of a remarkable woman in extraordinary circumstances. She tackled the challenges, dangers and extreme hardships of life in 1904-1918 Alaska with bravery,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Anne Bennett
Today's outdoor adventurers are being paid to take vacations, this old gal battled the wilderness just to get to work. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mcgregor R. Pearce
I chose this rating due to the travels in an unsettled part of the country . It explained the religious belief of the communities, hardships and duties of a teacher in the remote... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Drue
This is an inspiring real story of a single woman in her 40's and 50's teaching and surviving in the very early 1900's in Alaska not long after we purchased it from Russia. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Steve Wilbraham
When you are looking for history the way it really was you don't want a "today" politically correct
interpretation. I think Ms Jacobs did an excellent job. Thanks!
Well written and informative. What I expected in a book of this title. Lots of info on the people she met.Published on February 24, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I had borrowed and read this and fancied owning a copy.
It is far out. In fact she was a hardy creature.
The book arrived on time. As it is about the area I lived in and where I taught the book is of great interest to me.Published on January 21, 2013 by Norman Aaberg