An Alaskan Dictionary. Robert O. Bowen.

An Alaskan Dictionary

Spenard, AK: Nooshnik Press, 1965. First Edition. 35[1] pp. VG+ stapled pictorial wraps, with some soiling and rubbing, along with a stray mark to upper edge of front cover. Winner of the Alaska Press Club Award in Journalism/Freelance Award for Outstanding Compilation of Material. The Preface notes, “This dictionary includes Alaskan words and expressions used in radio announcements, newspapers, magazines, and books but not generally known to the Outsider.” Fascinating, often humorous, entries on everything from bears and icebergs to whiteouts and permafrost. Item #298

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