Tom Kizzia

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Tom Kizzia traveled widely in rural Alaska as a reporter for the Anchorage Daily News. He has written for The New Yorker and The Washington Post and been featured on CNN. Tom is a former Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University and a graduate of Hampshire College. His stories about the Pilgrim Family won a President's Award from McClatchy Newspapers. His first book, The Wake of the Unseen Object, was named one of the best all-time non-fiction books about Alaska by the state historical society. He lives in Homer, Alaska.

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Pilgrim's Wilderness: A Tru...

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“I’m still going to move them out of my wanigan, but I’ll give you odds two-to-one that after they move out there’s going to be spontaneous combustion.”
Tom Kizzia, Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

“For I have learned that bitterness is the only way I can allow you to destroy the beautiful work that God has done in setting me free from the horrors of the past.”
Tom Kizzia, Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

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