The Resource To the bright edge of the world, Eowyn Ivey

To the bright edge of the world, Eowyn Ivey

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To the bright edge of the world
Title
To the bright edge of the world
Statement of responsibility
Eowyn Ivey
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the winter of 1885, Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska. Their objective: to travel up the ferocious Wolverine River, mapping the interior and gathering information on the region's potentially dangerous native tribes. With a young and newly pregnant wife at home, Forrester is anxious to complete the journey with all possible speed and return to her. But once the crew passes beyond the edge of the known world, there's no telling what awaits them
Summary
Leaving his wife, Sophie, behind in the Vancouver barracks, U.S. Army Colonel Allen Forrester embarks on an expedition to map the interior of the newly acquired Alaska Territory. As Forrester and his crew venture into the wilderness, encountering danger, hardship, and astounding natural beauty, free-spirited Sophie chafes against the restrictions placed upon military spouses, recording her experiences in her diary. With its sympathetic characters and lyrical depictions of the 19th-century American frontier, this historical epistolary novel may appeal to fans of Diane Smith's Letters from Yellowstone and Pictures from an Expedition. -- Description by Gillian Speace
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10496991
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ivey, Eowyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Indians of North America
  • Alaska
Target audience
adult
Label
To the bright edge of the world, Eowyn Ivey
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000057605477
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410492760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
To the bright edge of the world, Eowyn Ivey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000057605477
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410492760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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