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Water Mask (The Alaska Literary Series)

In Water Mask, Monica Devine skis woodland trails with her baby on her back, navigates sea ice with Beaufort Sea whalers and whirls two thousand feet above the tundra with a rookie bush pilot. She negotiates the death of her father, and the near loss of her family's cabin on the Copper River. Reflections on family, place, memory, work, perception and art are woven into a seductive a land that both beguiles and rejects.

Ring In the Bells With Menu

  Apple Gorgonzola Salad * Caribou Tenderloin * Chili-Spiced Roasted Acorn Squash * Almond-Chocolate Blondies with Spirited Irish Coffee It's almost Christmas; heavy blankets of snow are lounging on the ...
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  Eighteen inches of new evidence, snow Come, walk with me said the river Walk into my world of monochrome black and white, slow  the day is short and deep  ...
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Knot Tying

Knot Tying Do you know how to start an avocado plant from a pit?   Treat and prevent food poisoning? Can you build a successful campfire? Do you know how ...
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  She served the supper guests, Falsetto's Italiano working  long hours on her feet, ice flagging the windows a full house of wine-warmed faces, by midnight she smelled like warm ...
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sweetly she sang for a swarm of us tucked into the dimly lit room sleeping snow outside, she grew still closed her eyes. when speaking softly is heard with a ...
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Eklutna Lake Back in the old days when there were no streetlamps we played outside after school under a bright moon. We were just kids then and we did not ...
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