From the Back Cover
Tame the wilds of America’s Last Frontier
See wildlife roaming vast open spaces. Explore Mount McKinley, Native Alaskan culture, and old gold rush towns. Go skiing, sea kayaking, or fishing. Marvel at spectacular glaciers and windswept tundras. Whether your style is luxury cruise ship, laid-back road trip, or active wilderness hike, this guide gets you ready for a wild and wonderful Alaskan adventure.
Open the book and find:
Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
What you shouldn’t miss ― and what you can skip
The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
Lots of detailed maps
About the Author
Charles Wohlforth is a lifelong Alaskan who has written ten books about the state, its nature, its history, and its politics. His most recent book, The Fate of Nature: Rediscovering Our Ability to Rescue the Earth (Picador), uses the story of Alaska’s coasts to explore the capacity of humanity to solve global environmental challenges. His previous book, The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change (North Point Press), won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for science and technology.