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Outhouses of Alaska

Walker, Harry M.

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ISBN 10: 0945397410 / ISBN 13: 9780945397410
Edité par Epicenter, 1996
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Titre : Outhouses of Alaska

Éditeur : Epicenter

Date d'édition : 1996

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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Synopsis :

Ever wonder why outhouses are marked with a crescent moon or how you survive a visit to an outhouse at 40 below? What do you do when you find yourself sharing an outhouse with a bear?

The answers to questions you might not even know you wanted to ask can be found in Outhouses of Alaska, a whimsical look at this often over-looked aspect of Alaska life.

Combining quirky stories, eccentric characters, and more than 100 photos, Walker takes you on a journey from a glacier in the Alaska Range to the banks of the Yukon River in search of the quintessential Alaska outhouse.

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"Outhouses of Alaskastories and amusing anecdotes for an entertaining, humorous look at this often-overlookedaspect of life in Alaska. A well-known photographer, Walker has discovered scores ofunusual outhouses throughout Alaska. In this whimsical photo book, he shares his favoritephotos and stories of outhouses in every size, shape, and style.combines the best of Harry M. Walker's outhouse photos with personal5on a narrow ridge of granite, encircled by peaks of the Alaska Range, overlooking RuthMost Scenic--A modest outhouse built by legendary bush pilot Don Sheldon sitsGlacier as it flows down from the Denali massif.5Most Restful--Surrounded by lush colorful flowers and finished with accents ofoak and brass, the McNamaras' outhouse is the perfect place for contemplation.5complete with an antique Las Vegas slot machine, gilded mirrors, display cases full ofMost Unusual--A realization of one man's dream, the Michaels' outhouse comesknick-knacks, glass figurines, ceramic cups, beer cans, books, and a live bird in a cage.5Most Honored--Winner of the Governor's Choice Award as "an outstandingexample of Alaska's unique, colorful, and well-used outhouses," Donna's outhouse hasassumed a coveted place in Alaska history.5on skis are raced in the city of Anchorage.Most Bizarre--Each February wildly decorated custom-built outhouses mounted5stands out against the surrounding green along one of Alaska's busiest highways until it

mysteriously disappears.Most Mysterious--A brightly painted red outhouse with a blazing white star"

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