Seth Kantner - Reading & Booksigning

Seth Kantner was born and raised in northern Alaska and has worked as a trapper, wilderness guide, wildlife photographer, gardening teacher, and adjunct professor. His writing has appeared in The New York TimesOutside, Orion, and Smithsonian. Kantner is the author of the award-winning novel Ordinary Wolves, memoir Shopping for Porcupine, and collection of essays Swallowed by the Great Land: And Other Dispatches from Alaska’s Frontier. He has been a commercial fisherman in Kotzebue Sound for more than four decades and lives in the Northwest Arctic.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
Nugget Mall
8745 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK 99801
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A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781594859700
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mountaineers Books - October 15th, 2021

"A Thousand Trails Home is a book of supernal majesty, a book to break and restore your heart. Seth Kantner’s devotion to the living pulse and unity of the skein of wonder that is the Alaskan wilderness haunts and inspires me." -- Louise Erdrich, author of The Night Watchman


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Ordinary Wolves Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781571311214
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Published: Milkweed Editions - November 3rd, 2015

"This riveting first novel sets a new standard, offering a profound and beautiful account of a boy's attempt to reconcile his Alaskan wilderness experience with modern society. A tenderly and often beautifully written first novel. As a revelation of the devastation modern America brings to a natural lifestyle, it's a tour de force and may be the best treatment of the Northwest and its people since Jack London's works." Publishers Weekly


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Swallowed by the Great Land: And Other Dispatches from Alaska's Frontier Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781594859687
Availability: Backordered
Published: Mountaineers Books - August 5th, 2015

“Seth Kantner illuminates an Alaska most of us will never know.” –Andrea Barrett, author of Ship Fever and The Voyage of the Narwhal


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Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in Arctic Alaska Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781571313010
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Published: Milkweed Editions - June 1st, 2008

"Shopping For Porcupine brings the searing honesty, lyric style, and raw emotional power we've come to anticipate from this home-grown Alaska prodigy. In Ordinary Wolves, you glimpsed Seth Kantner's life between the words. Here, you meet it head-on." Nick Jans


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Pup and Pokey Cover Image
By Seth Kantner, Beth Hill (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781602232419
Availability: Backordered
Published: University of Alaska Press - September 15th, 2014

“For kids hitting chapter books for the first time, Pup & Pokey tells the story of a young wolf and a young porcupine who live near each other and playfully interact. . . . The artwork by Beth Hill is beautiful.” ― Alaska Dispatch