Straley, John

John Straley

John Straley is the author of six novels featuring the Alaskan private investigator Cecil Younger. The first book in that series, The Woman Who Married A Bear, won the 1993 Shamus award for best first novel.

Straley is a criminal investigator, a poet, and is currently the twelfth Writer Laureate of Alaska. His work has been featured on Fresh Air with Terry Gross and CBS Sunday Morning. He lives on the beach in Sitka, Alaska, with his wife and their son.


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Cold Storage, Alaska Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616953065
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Published: Soho Crime - February 4th, 2014

The Big Both Ways Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780882407326
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - May 1st, 2008

The Woman Who Married a Bear Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781569474013
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Published: Soho Crime - July 1st, 2005

The Big Both Ways Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780882407395
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - May 1st, 2008

The Rising and the Rain: Collected Poems Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781602230330
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Published: University of Alaska Press - November 1st, 2008

The Curious Eat Themselves Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781569474129
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Published: Soho Crime - July 1st, 2006

The Music of What Happens Cover Image
$7.50
ISBN: 9780553572056
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Crimeline - January 31st, 1997