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Professional photographer Fred Hirschmann, a long-time resident of Alaska, has captured the essence of this grand state through his cameras' lenses. See Denali, the highest mountain in North America; Anchorage, Alaska's largest city with a population of more than 260 thousand; Mendenhall Glacier; totem poles and ice fishing; dog sledding and subsistence whaling.
Author Suzan Nightingale's intimate look at Alaska gives a close-up view of life in the 49th state. Through the eyes of Natives, long-time residents, and newcomers - people who live in the cities, on Alaska's Southeast Coast, in isolated villages, along the waterways, in the Aleutian Islands - Nightingale's writing shows the diversity of lifestyles, landscapes, and peoples that make up Alaska.
A sensitive combination of Hirschmann's powerful images and Nightingale's evocative words portray our largest and most unique state in a way never seen before. This is ""Alaska.