Alec Wilkinson





Alec Wilkinson



Average rating: 3.61 · 1,174 ratings · 231 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andr...

3.49 avg rating — 538 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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The Protest Singer: An Inti...

3.86 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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The Happiest Man in the Wor...

3.53 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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My Mentor: A Young Writer's...

3.54 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Moonshine: A Life in Pursui...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1985 — 5 editions
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Midnights, a Year with the ...

4.06 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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A Violent Act

3.44 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Big Sugar: Seasons in the C...

3.71 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Mr. Apology and Other Essays

3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Riverkeeper

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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“Someone responding to intuition, to chance and fortune, often can't explain himself well.”
Alec Wilkinson, The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

“One of the reasons there are so many terms for conditions of ice is that the mariners observing it were often trapped in it, and had nothing to do except look at it.”
Alec Wilkinson, The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

“Somewhere Chesterton writes--I think it is Chesterton--that you cannot reason a man from a position that reason didn’t deliver him to.”
Alec Wilkinson

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