Romancing the jewel that is wild Alaska. PURSUING ALASKA'S UNTAMED is an action adventure digital book written by Alaskan adventurer, sport fisherman, and philosopher Doug C. Myers. The ebook provides a virtual trip to a guarded treasure that is wild Alaska.
The ebook is written for the outdoor enthusiast. Various discovery episodes provide windows for the reader to view the magic in Alaska's wilderness pleasures. For some it provides the vicarious realization of an elusive dream.
Digital color photos introduce each chapter adventure experience, and were taken on location at the time of each written narrative.
Included are visits with Native friends at their subsistence fish camp on the edge of a designated 'wild and scenic' river located in Southwest Alaska. Also included are excursion trips to distant villages and river systems along the Bering Sea, Alaska Peninsula, Kodiak Island, and less remote Kenai Peninsula. From ancient privilege to the running of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, from wildlife observations and confrontations to sport fishing highlights, the ebook is about Alaska's heart and soul - discovery.
The book's contents include: Spirit of Adventure, Katmai's Other Eruption (Best and Worst of the Alaska Dream), Message of Goodnews (Promised Land), Seeking Subsistence (Ancient Privilege), River Wildlife Potpourri (Adventures of Father and Son), Streams of Dreams (Alaska Peninsula's Silver-Lining), Sourdough Legacy (Prospecting Heralded Herring), Island Extreme (Emerald Gem in Alaska's Gulf), Highway to Heaven (From Hope to Heaven's Gate), Dogged Determination (Heart and Soul of Alaska), Unity in Diversity (Winter's Allure and Summer's Prolific Embrace), Surviving the Surreal (Moose Twin's Torment), and A Last Frontier (Pleasure's Freedom Song).
The 'Foreword' is authored by Colonel Norman D. Vaughan, adventurer-explorer, and member of the first Byrd Antarctic Expedition. A brief bio of his illustrious life is included.