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!!> PDF / Epub ☀ Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in Arctic Alaska ✈ Author Seth Kantner – Submitalink.info His Story Begins With The Arrival Of His Father, Howard Kantner, To The Remote Arctic Of The S And Ends With Him As A Grown Man Settled In The Same Landscape Through A Series Of Moving Essays And Vivid Photographs, Ranging In Subject From Family Histories To Hunting Stories, Celebrations Of People And Places To A Lament Over A Majestic Wilderness Rapidly Disappearing, Shopping For Porcupine Provides A Compelling, Intimate View Of America S Last Frontier The Same Place That Captivated So Many Readers Of Ordinary Wolves

10 thoughts on “Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in Arctic Alaska

  1. Sarah Sarah says:

    Can t believe I haven t reviewed this book yet It is one of my all time favorite favorite books, and easily one of the best memoirs I ve read Shopping for Porcupine has been on my shelf since it was released It is one of those books that I pick up periodically and flip through, read a chapter here and there, just because it s so

  2. Mary Mary says:

    Although Ordinary Wolves is a superior work, Shopping for Porcupine gave a deeper insight into the Arctic as it stands today onthan the emotional cultural levels that Wolves touches I was not prepared for the disjointed nature of the work, and was not surprised although a little disappointed to find on the last page that it consisted prim

  3. Diane Diane says:

    If you are looking for a beautifully written book with wonderful photographs of Alaska, I highly recommend Shopping for Porcupine A Life in Alaska, by Seth Kanter.This book is part autobiography and part a historical portrait of Alaska and its people Seth Kanter was born in 1964 and spent most of his life in Northern Alaska His story begins with th

  4. Daniel Cornwall Daniel Cornwall says:

    I read the first two chapters, then a chapter towards the end While I often like accounts of Rural Alaska and the homesteading life, I could not get into this book.There was just something about the author s tone that annoyed me A seeming disdain for city folk and the larger society outside the Bush As though there was something wrong with people whole wante

  5. Elizabeth R Elizabeth R says:

    I d give this 3.5 stars if I could I loved Ordinary Wolves , and just as in that book, this is deeply evocative of time and place The landscape of bush Alaska is as much a character as the people in these stories nonfiction essays about life in the same It s such a different kind of life, and one that I find fascinating, that I loved reading each and every one They ce

  6. Ashley Ashley says:

    This book made me miss Alaska Although I never came even a little bit close to living the way Seth Kantner does in Shopping for Porcupine, the way he speaks of the land, the way he describes being alone in the Alaskan wilderness, and the way he grappled with the fact that technology is changing Alaska spoke to me Although I could never live the kind of true subsistence lifestyl

  7. Janet Janet says:

    Lovely, simple snippets of what life was like before the rest of the world came to Alaska and modernized things Sounds pretty idyllic but very very difficult And cold Luckily the author doesn t slam any it, just observes ad shares his memories.

  8. Alison Alison says:

    Ordinary Wolves was one tough act to follow, and this didn t quite do it for me, though it s still a good read.

  9. Annette Annette says:

    The photography wasimpressive than the stories.

  10. B B says:

    Seth Kantner isn t a writer Yeah, yeah, I know he won an award for his first book Ordinary Wolves, but I am going to argue it was for the original lens he brings, rather than acknowledgment of verbal prowess.Because here s the thing Kantner doesn t need to be a writer to make this book interesting His life is so original compared to what we in the lower 48 experience, that the book is interesting just by way of being

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