"Simply put, Mardy Murie is a national treasure. Her life has made a certain kind of life possible for the rest of us. Generations to come will feel her imprint, though they may not know it was how she lived her life that allowed them to witness some of the last wild places on Earth. They may not know that it is because of her life that their souls and spirits can be fed by what is natural and wild. I hope those who come long after us will have TWO IN THE FAR NORTH in their satchels as they gaze upon these natural wonders and that they, too, will come away with same resolve she ad to protect these incredible gifts." ---Robert Redford
It was hard to put down. Amazing stories by a truly amazing woman. Very well written and edited. Stories flow nicely.Published 8 days ago by REB
you need to read this wonderful book. It captures and transports you............Loved it!Published 3 months ago by Diana
Through this book I was able to travel all over Alaska , a place I most likely won't get too. It was fun to enjoy the outdoor experiences of camping , boating , hiking etc. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Merrynote
One of the best books I've read in long time. So glad it was recommended for our book club. Will remember these stories for many years.Published 3 months ago by Wisconsin trekker
A strange fault of this book is its absolute lack of photographs and illustrations (save for the fingernail sketches that adorn the beginning of each chapter, and the page between... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gryphonisle
Excellent writing, fantastic history of my new hometown of Bettles Field. Come up and see it in person!! Bettles Lodge!Published 6 months ago by skyskifoxman
Mardy's stories of growing up in Alaska and later expeditions with her renowned biologist husband Olaus are absolutely captivating. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amy C.