Tip of the iceberg : my 3,000-mile journey around wild Alaska, the last great American frontier
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New York, New York : Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018].
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9781101985106, 1101985100
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xi, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Published
New York, New York : Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018].
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English
ISBN
9781101985106, 1101985100

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"In 1899, railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman organized a most unusual summer voyage to the wilds of Alaska: He converted a steamship into a luxury "floating university," populated by some of America's best and brightest scientists and writers, including the anti-capitalist eco-prophet John Muir. Those aboard encountered a land of immeasurable beauty and impending environmental calamity. More than a hundred years later, Alaska is still America's most sublime wilderness, both the lure that draws a million tourists annually on Inside Passage cruises and a natural resources larder waiting to be raided. As ever, it remains a magnet for weirdos and dreamers. Armed with Dramamine and an industrial-strength mosquito net, Mark Adams sets out to retrace the 1899 expedition. Using the state's intricate public ferry system, the Alaska Marine Highway System, Adams travels three thousand miles, following the George W. Elder's itinerary north through Wrangell, Juneau, and Glacier Bay, then continuing west into the colder and stranger regions of the Aleutians and the Arctic Circle. Along the way, he encounters dozens of unusual characters (and a couple of very hungry bears) and investigates how lessons learned in 1899 might relate to Alaska's current struggles in adapting to the pressures of a changing climate and world." -- Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Adams, M. (2018). Tip of the iceberg: my 3,000-mile journey around wild Alaska, the last great American frontier . Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Adams, Mark, 1967-. 2018. Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier. Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Adams, Mark, 1967-. Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Adams, Mark. Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

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