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Champion of Alaskan Huskies

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An Alaska adventure through the biography of Joe Redington Sr., Father of the Iditarod. Joe always had big dreams and strove to achieve them. He drove the Alcan to Alaska in 1948, used his dog sled team to recover downed planes and helicopters in rural Alaska,did the first king salmon studies on the Susitna River, was a guide, a pilot, came up with the idea for the first ...more
Paperback, 2nd, 318 pages
Published July 2011
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Bonnye Matthews
Dec 07, 2012 Bonnye Matthews rated it it was amazing
When I picked up CHAMPION of Alaskan Huskies----Joe Redington, Sr., Father of the Iditarod by Katie Mangelsdorf, I misread the title and vaguely expected to read about a Joe Redington champion husky. It did not take long for me to realize that the book’s focus is the life of Joe Redington, who championed Alaskan huskies, a fact I already knew.
I knew about Redington and the Iditarod since I live within an easy drive of the Iditarod Headquarters and have taken countless friends and relative visito
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Linda
May 30, 2015 Linda rated it it was amazing
As much as I follow the Iditarod, I had never known much about it's founder, Joe Redington, Sr. This biography captures his spirit and "can do" attitude. It's a five star book if you have in interest in the Iditarod
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Jul 11, 2014 Jenreiter rated it it was amazing
Must read book for all Iditarod fans!!
Stevenr
Feb 15, 2013 Stevenr rated it really liked it
Great book about the iditarod.
Katie Mangelsdorf
Sep 08, 2012 Katie Mangelsdorf rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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