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!!> PDF / Epub ☀ Shopping for Porcupine  ✈ Author Seth Kantner – Submitalink.info His Story Begins With The Arrival Of His Father, Howard Kantner, To The Remote Arctic Of The 1950s 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

  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. J.K. Grice J.K. Grice says:

    Another great Alaska book from Kantner

  4. 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 the arrival

  5. Marilyn Marilyn says:

    50 States and At Least 50 Authors 2017 Reading Challenge ALASKA.Seth Kantner was born north of the Arctic Circle in Alaska This is the story of his life in the wilderness near Ambler, Alaska and later in Kotzebue, Alaska His parents raised Seth and his older brother Kole in what was known as a subsistence way of life living off the land Unfortunately, the skills of th

  6. Lisa Lisa says:

    The first half , the story of his childhood, was muchinteresting than then the second half, which is mostly ruminations on different topics.

  7. Annette Annette says:

    The photography wasimpressive than the stories.

  8. Stefanie Stefanie says:

    The individual chapters in Shopping for Porcupines are small, standalone essays Some are memories, some are stories about or from other people, and some are Kantner s ruminations on some small component of his life on the tundra There is no strictly chronological order to the stories, though they flow loosely from Seth s parents to his early life and into his adulthood As other reviewers have note

  9. Terri Terri says:

    As you may have seen in other reviews, I am disinclined to like books that portray Alaskans as quirky characters However, I must acknowledge that many of us born and raised in this amazing place are, in fact, possessed of some unusual attributes Seth Kantner is the genuine article and I am bound to accept his straightforward descriptions of neighbors and friends Seth was lucky to have a childhood that taugh

  10. Nola Nola says:

    This book describes the transition from dog sled life to snowgos within the author s lifetime of growing up and living in northwest Alaska The lifestyle he describes, then and now, is truly, as the book cover says, an Alaska most of us will never know The poignancy and dilemmas of modernity in rural Alaska are clearly felt after reading Kantner s stories of the old life and then the new I don t know why, but for some

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