In this timeless survival story, four indentured servants escape their Russian Alaska work camp in a stolen canoe, only to face a harrowing journey down the Pacific Northwest coast. Battling unrelenting high seas and fierce weather from New Archangel, Alaska, to Astoria, Oregon, the men struggle to avoid hostile Tlingit Indians, to fend off ...Read MoreIn this timeless survival story, four indentured servants escape their Russian Alaska work camp in a stolen canoe, only to face a harrowing journey down the Pacific Northwest coast. Battling unrelenting high seas and fierce weather from New Archangel, Alaska, to Astoria, Oregon, the men struggle to avoid hostile Tlingit Indians, to fend off starvation and exhaustion, and to endure their own doubt and distrust. Based on an actual incident in 1853, The Sea Runners is a spare and awe-inspiring tale of the human quest for freedom.Read Less
Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Glued binding. Paper over boards. 279 p. Audience: General/trade. Action & Adventure; Alaska; Escapes; Fiction; Historical; Indentured servants; Northwest, Pacific
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ISBN 0689113021. Hardback. First Printing. Very Good condition book with owners name on front free endpaper, light brown stain to bottom edge, dust soiling to top edge, in a Very Good condition dustjacket with slight fade to spine, minor chips, rubs and creases around its edges. Tight, sound copy.
279pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 dark red cloth with tan paper covered boards. Very good. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped and rubbed, and the edges of the covers are faded. The spine is slightly rolled. The top edge of the text block is browned and lightly scratched. There are several very tiny stains, along with a minor scuff mark, on the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket is in very good condition as well. There is a thin light moisture stain on the bottom edge of the rear panel and spine. The stain measures 3 inches long, and at its tallest it measures 1 and 1/2 inches. There is a small sticker covering the price on the front inside flap. Ivan Doig's 1978 book, This House of Sky, was nominated for the National Book Award in contemporary thought.
Very Good. 0689113021 Atheneum, 1982. First edition. Ivan Doig. VG hardcover with DJ as issued. Slightly cocked spine. DJ with slight shelving wear, one closed tear on back. 0689113021. Packaged using bubble wrap and a sturdy cardboard box. Tracking number provided for no extra cost. Thank you for supporting our small, family owned book store.
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