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Grizzlies: Kodiak to Katmai

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXALA283

Item EXALA283. Buy these 4 items as a set for $74 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Into Brown Bear Country

ALA222
Will Troyer
University of Alaska Press
2005
200
1889963720
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Filled with up-close photographs, this is an excellent introduction to the brown bears of Kodiak and Katmai, mixing natural history with the author's own experiences studying and photographing bears for nearly 50 years.
$24.95

Coming into the Country

ALA04
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1991
438
0374522871
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A superb introduction to the state, McPhee's lyrical portrait blends history, issues and interesting facts with sketches of frontier life and unforgettable Alaskan characters.
$18.00

Insight Guide Alaska

ALA42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780059248
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With hundreds of photos and maps, this guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on nature, history, peoples and culture.
$24.99

Katmai National Park & Preserve Map 248

ALA111
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2001
2
1566950309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, full-color topographic map of Alaska's Katmai National Park & Preserve at a scale of 1:272,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant tyvek.
$11.95

Canada West Map

ALA55
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2013
2
3831772150
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed road map of Canada from Edmonton through the Alaskan border, printed at a scale of 1:1,900,000. Fifth edition.
$14.95

Alaska Almanac

ALA21
Alaska Northwest
Alaska Northwest Books
2013
252
0882409379
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Zany facts and figures on the geography, history and culture of Alaska. Peppered with only-in-Alaska jokes and goofy illustrations, it makes for leisurely, entertaining browsing for the whole family.
$36.99

Footprint Travel Photography

PHT27
Steve Davey
Footprint Handbooks
2014
320
1907263845
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to taking better travel photographs, this book is full of pictures sure to inspire shutterbugs of all levels. Includes chapters on preparation, exploration, execution, inspiration and correction.
$29.95

The New Art of Photographing Nature

PHT02
Martha Hill, Art Wolfe (Photographer)
Crown
2013
184
0517880342
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An elegant how-to book, featuring 250 photographs by nature photographer Art Wolfe and insightful commentary by Martha Hill, a former photo editor at Audubon magazine.
$29.99

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

Travels in Alaska

ALA16
John Muir
Modern Library
2002
248
0375760490
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The centerpiece of this beloved classic is Muir's wide-eyed account of the discovery of Glacier Bay.
$16.00

Two in the Far North

ALA57
Margaret Murie, Olaus Murie
Alaska Northwest Books
2003
369
088240489X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Murie's field biologist husband supplies not only fodder for the stories but also the illustrations for this tale of life on the Alaskan frontier.
$18.99

Into the Wild

ALA52
Jon Krakauer
Doubleday
1997
224
0385486804
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Krakauer leaves no stone unturned in this gripping account of his investigation into the real life story of a young man who searches for experience, wilderness and self only to meet his end in the wilds north of Mt. McKinley
$15.00

Alaska

ALA56
James Michener
Random House
2002
1073
037576142X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener tackles the 49th state in this rousing epic tale of men and wildlife on the frontier.
$18.00

The Reader's Companion to Alaska

ALA53
Alan Ryan
Lightning Source
1997
395
0156003686
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A volume of 28 eyewitness reports on the Alaskan wilderness over the last 100 years, including pieces by John Muir, Barry Lopez and Jon Krakauer. The long excerpts are presented geographically with separate sections on the Inside Passage, Anchorage, Fairb
$22.95

Alaska

ALA318
Nick Jans, Art Wolfe (Photographer)
Sasquatch Books
2010
160
1570616442
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The 10th anniversary edition of Wolfe's stunning color photographs of the nature and landscapes of Alaska, organized by habitat.
$29.95

In the Presence of Grizzlies

BST134
Doug Peacock
Lyons Press
2009
256
1599214903
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A compelling chronicle of the complicated and sometimes tragic interactions between grizzlies and humans, revealed through interviews with biologists, hunters and mauling victims, and observations of the bears themselves.
$16.95

Mark of the Grizzly

USW688
Scott McMillion
Lyons Press
2011
287
0762773251
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McMillion gives readers a thorough understanding of the behavior of these magnificent, yet deadly creatures through examples of encounters gone very wrong.
$16.95

The Great Alaska Nature Factbook

ALA28
Susan Ewing
Alaska Northwest Books
2011
224
0882408380
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Perfect for Alaska-bound families, this new edition of Ewing's pocket encyclopedia gathers facts and figures on the 49th state's natural history, with short illustrated essays on everything from murrelets to volcanoes, bears and salmon.
$14.95

Alaska Birds

ALA207
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551220
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, 12-panel fold-up card illustrating the most commonly encountered birds of Alaska.
$7.95

Alaska Wildlife

ALA123
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2000
1583551069
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated card features color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered birds, mammals and reptiles of Alaska.
$7.95

Alaska, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

ALA119
Les Beletsky, Dennis Paulson
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
456
1566566525
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide to the most commonly encountered birds, mammals, fish, amphibians and marine invertebrates of Alaska featuring 320 handsome color illustrations and descriptive information on each species.
$27.95

Field Guide to Alaskan Wildflowers

ALA40
Verna Pratt
1990
136
0962319201
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With 350 color illustrations, it's slim enough to slip into your pocket.
$15.95

Guide to the Birds of Alaska

ALA09
Robert Armstrong
Alaska Northwest Books
2015
368
1941821421
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handsome photographic introduction to Alaska's birds, illustrating all 443 species.
$29.99

Marine Mammals of Alaska

ALA08
Kate Wynne
Sea Grant
2013
75
1566121213
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Designed for use in the field, this indispensable guide features large color photographs, key information and detailed range maps for all the whales, seals and other marine creatures found near the shores of Alaska and Russia. Third edition.
$25.00

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

Scats and Tracks of Alaska

ALA345
James C. Halfpenny
Falcon Press
2007
146
0762742305
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A pocket identification guide to 69 common species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, each with detailed black-and-white illustrations by Todd Telander.
$9.95

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Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

Worth Looking For

Grizzly Man

ALA294
Werner Herzog (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
2006
6309789317
DVD
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Herzog captures the obsession of Timothy Treadwell and his dedication to the Katmai bear in this drama, subtitled The True Story of a Life Gone Wild. A veteran of 13 seasons in the area, Treadwell was killed by a bear in 2003.
$14.98

Alaska's Bears

ALA63
Bill Sherwonit
Alaska Northwest Books
1998
96
0882404997
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This shirt pocket photographic guide to grizzlies, black bears and polar bears covers ecology, natural history and conservation.
$12.95