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The great alone
The great alone
1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
Physical Description:
10 books in 2 cloth bags (549 pages, 12 pages ; 21 cm), in a cloth bag ; 37 x 46 cm. + 1 reading group guide folder.
General Note:
Includes reading group guide.

A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.

Title and statement of responsibility from book title page.
Bag 1 (copies 1-5, reading group guide folder -- Bad 2 (copies 6-10)
Reading Level:
HL 720 L Lexile
Geographic Term:
Alaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable. A story of a family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world, it is also a story of young and enduring love. Cora Allbright and her husband Ernt, a recently-returned Vietnam veteran scarred by the war, uproot their thirteen-year-old daughter Leni to start a new life in Alaska. Utterly unprepared for the weather and the isolation, but welcomed by the close-knit community, they fight to build a home in this harsh, beautiful wilderness. At once an epic story of human survival and love, and an intimate portrait of a family tested beyond endurance, The Great Alone offers a glimpse into a vanishing way of life in America. --