The editors have selected a fine group of representative essays that achieve the stated goal of forming 'an effective and accurate portrait of Alaska in the post-frontier era'. . . . All the essays are polished and delightful.
—Journal of the West
This is an attractive and readable book with some important new essays and others not readily obtainable.
This fine anthology offers readers some of the best nature writing from the last frontier over the last 110 years . . . an outstanding anthology of twenty-two essays that will be of great interest to all lovers of the literature of the far north.
A rich, robust taste of our literary culture that leaves no suggestion of impoverishment.