North to Wolf Country: My Life Among the Creatures of Alaska

North to Wolf Country My Life Among the Creatures of Alaska In a rich beautifully written memoir James W Brooks recalls astonishing adventures of his youth when he lived on the land in the final days of the Territory of Alaska and later became a wildlife bio

  • Title: North to Wolf Country: My Life Among the Creatures of Alaska
  • Author: James W. Brooks
  • ISBN: 9780972494441
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Paperback
  • In a rich, beautifully written memoir, James W Brooks recalls astonishing adventures of his youth when he lived on the land in the final days of the Territory of Alaska and later became a wildlife biologist and helped write and enforce fish and games laws for the new State of Alaska.

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    1. Boy, this guy led a dangerous life. I can't imagine having the nerve he did. The stories from when he left home at 16 to ride railroad cars alone are way too life-threatening for me. And it is an eye-opener to me that a guy who never graduated from high school and writes about going to prostitutes would end up being commissioner, a breed that seems to live on a higher plane in this government town.James Brooks moved to Alaska in 1940 and got a a series of menial jobs throughout Alaska. He also s [...]

    2. what an amazing story. the story reads like you were sitting in Jim's house listening to him tell them over a cup of coffee.

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