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Book details
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:260
  • eBook ISBN:9780982687338

Alaska Called

Adventures in the Northland

by Ron Anderson

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The autobiography of a teacher, prospector, and pilot in bush Alaska.
This book describes growing up on farms in the Midwest in 40s and 50s. After graduating from college, Ron travelled to Alaska where he worked on the rail road before becoming a teacher in remote villages. The author tells of his adventures flying, fishing, and prospecting. There were hard times and tender musings that will bring tears to your eyes. Ron shares in a way that will let you live many of his experiences with him. Many dream of living such a life away from the ordinary but put it off too long. Now you can be a part of Ron's dream that was realized.
About the author
Ron Anderson spent an Idyllic Midwest boyhood, farming and horse training. He fell in love with Alaska while working on the railroad there, becoming a teacher of Eskimo and Native American children. He trapped, hunted, and ran dog teams while also operating a bush flying service (sold after he was shot by a hunter that mistook him for a moose.) On retiring, the author started what became a publicly-traded real estate operation in Missouri before returning to Alaska where he successfully bought and sold mines. Recently, Mr. Anderson has been traveling the Western states in his RV, reading religious and spiritual literature and prospecting