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Kenneth S. Coates
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North To Alaska

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North to Alaska! assesses the impact of the Alaska Highway on the Northwest and the broader political, economic, and social significance of its construction on Canadian-American relations. It is also a compilation of vivid vignettes, the personal accounts of the people who were associated with the highway, all of whom helped give it its special character. Historian Ken ...more
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Published December 1st 1991 by University of Alaska Press (first published November 1st 1991)
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I was working as a long haul truck driver and was very excited to receive a load to Whitehorse, my first time driving the Alaska Highway, well, almost two-thirds of it anyway. Had some minor issues with my truck in Fort St. John, and had to spend an extra day there. With time to kill, and nothing on hand to read I decided to head to the local Coles and have a look for a book on the history of the Alaska Highway, but they had nothing (ironically, as the Coles in the mall lays some 200 meters or ...more
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