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An Alaskan Childhood

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Leigh Newman describes growing up in the wilds of Alaska, spending her time landing silver salmon, hiking glaciers, and flying in a single-prop plane, then struggling to adjust to living in Baltimore with her mother after her parents divorced. Her memoir Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journal Home is part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming.

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