Alaska History Series

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk Vol 1 (ebook)

    $9.99

    Amazon 5 Stars
    This first book in the five-book series features Alaska’s history up to 1900. It highlights early Alaska Native life, Russian occupation, exploration of the last frontier and many gold rushes, including the infamous Klondike Gold Rush.

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    “I love the format that Laurel Downing Bill uses to tell the history of Alaska … I am looking forward to reading more books in this series and I would give this book a big recommendation for history lovers.” – Kathryn Bennett, Readers’ Favorite

    “Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume One was an unexpected gem…. deserves to be snatched up by anyone with an interest in our state's rich past.” ¬–David James, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk Vol 2 (ebook)

    $9.99

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    Volume Two of the five-book Alaska history series features stories of the wild years from 1900 to 1912. Towns like Valdez, Cordova and Seward were born, the Iditarod Trail blazed and early law and order attempted to tame the Great Land. Even famous lawman Wyatt Earp made his way north.

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    Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume Two by Laurel Downing Bill truly does bring Alaska’s history alive … bringing it to us in such a fascinating and enthralling way. I can’t wait for the next installment!” – Anne-Marie Reynolds, Reviewer, Readers’ Favorite

    “Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume One was an unexpected gem…. deserves to be snatched up by anyone with an interest in our state's rich past.” ¬–David James, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk Vol 3 (ebook)

    $9.99

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    This third book in the five-book Aunt Phil’s Trunk series shares stories and photographs from 1912 to 1935 when rugged adventurers built the great Alaska Railroad from the seaport of Seward to Alaska’s interior. Highlights include the births of Anchorage and aviation, as well as the arrival of colonists from the Midwest who settled the Matanuska Valley where giant vegetables grow to this day.

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    “Very easily read, but I'd suggest you take your time and enjoy all that Laurel has to offer in this book. So much to learn and I've enjoyed every word of this awesome series so far … The flying machines are an awesome addition that will take you flying high. It's very entertaining and informative all the way through. You gotta buy this!” – Cathy Mankin, Kindle customer

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk Vol 4 (ebook)

    $9.99

    Amazon 5 Stars
    Following in the fast-paced and entertaining footsteps of the previous three volumes, Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Four captures the essence of life in Alaska between 1935 and 1960. Its vivid nonfiction short stories and more-than 350 historical photographs highlight major events of World War II, the Cold War era and Alaska's struggle for statehood.

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    Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Four is a delightful history of Alaska from 1935 to 1960. This is written in plain English that readers of all ages should find interesting. Love the photographs. Five stars out of five.” – Travis C, Top 500 Reviewer Amazon

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk Vol 5 (ebook)

    $9.99

    Amazon 5 Stars
    Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Five shares Alaska’s first 25 years as a state, including firsthand accounts of survivors who experienced the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and the devastating tsunamis that followed that 9.2 temblor. It also features stories about the discovery of black gold on the North Slope in the late 1960s, and how Alaska's Native people fought for their land and won the largest settlement ever granted Native Americans and the building of an 800-mile pipeline through some of the most rugged and remote country in the world during the 1970s.

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    “What an enjoyable read this was … There are black and white photographs on nearly every page, enriching the journalistic text. Chapters are short without being overloaded with too much detail. The end result is a nicely themed volume of all the big headlines from statehood to 1984.” – Connie, Top 500 Reviewer Amazon

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  • Aunt Phil’s Trunk – 5 Book Set (ebooks)

    $30.00

    Extreme Alaska!

    Get all five of these books for one low price:
    Aunt Phil's Trunk Vols. 1 thru 5

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