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3 edition of A Texan Moves to Alaska found in the catalog.

A Texan Moves to Alaska

by Richard Baland

  • 258 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by BookSurge Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard Baland,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Travel / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11796594M
    ISBN 101419623427
    ISBN 109781419623424

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A Texan Moves to Alaska by Richard Baland Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is not really a book but a diary of a Texan's experience moving to a small Akaska town and the tremendous physical and cultural shock of that move.

In addition the philosophy of life and in particular the work ethic (or lack of) of the locals is quite revealing/5(3). A Texan Moves to Alaska This is not really a book but a diary of a Texan's experience moving to a small Akaska town and the tremendous physical and cultural shock of that move.

In addition the philosophy of life and in particular the work ethic (or lack of) of the locals is quite revealing. A Texan Moves to Alaska: Baland, Richard: Books - Skip to main content.

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