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John Smelcer Alaskan: Stories From the Great Land


Written over the course of a quarter century by one fo Alaska's best living writers, these two dozen stories embody the spirit of Alaska—its colliding cultures, magnificent beauty and dangerously unforgiving environment. «John Smelcer is Alaska's modern-day Jack London»—W. P. Kinsella. «John Smelcer's stories are an indispensable addition to Alaskan literature»—J. D. Salinger.

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John Smelcer Edge of Nowhere


"More psychological depth than Robinson Crusoe."—Frank McCourt Praise for Lone Wolves: "A beautiful and moving story of courage and love."—Ray Bradbury "Powerful, eloquent, and fascinating, showcasing a vanishing way of life in rich detail."—Kirkus Reviews "An adept focus on coming-of-age and an illuminating glimpse of Native Alaskan cultures."–The Horn Book "A gifted storyteller with a unique perspective. . . . A breathlessly paced and thrilling ride for readers of all ages."–Cambridge Book Review Praise for The Great Death and Alaskan: "Gripping and poignant. . . . Smelcer's prose is clean and rich; original yet unpretentious."—Horn Book, starred review "John Smelcer is Alaska's modern-day Jack London."—W.P. Kinsella "An indispensible contribution to Alaskan literature."—J. D. Salinger "Smelcer speaks from the land, for the land, and the people who belong to it."—Ursula K. Le Guin Sixteen-year-old Seth and his dog fall off his father's commercial fishing boat in Prince William Sound. They struggle to survive off land and sea as they work their way home from island to island in a three-month journey. The isolation allows Seth to understand his father's love, accept his Native Alaskan heritage, and accept his grief over his mother's death. John Smelcer is poetry editor of Rosebud and the author of more than forty books. He is an Alaskan native of the Ahtna tribe, and the last tribal member who reads and writes in Ahtna. He divides his time between Talkeetna, Alaska, and Kirksville, Missouri, where he teaches in the department of communications studies at Truman State University.

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John Smelcer Lone Wolves


"A beautiful and moving story of courage and love."—Ray Bradbury Praise for The Great Death: "An amazing story."—Frank McCourt "Gripping and poignant. . . . An unforgettable survival tale."—Horn Book "A beautiful, poignant story."—Elie Wiesel, Nobel Prize winner "Graphically illustrates the effects of a plague on isolated peoples."—School Library Journal "An engaging tale of survival."—Kirkus Reviews Praise for The Trap: "An unforgettable story. Brilliant!"—Ray Bradbury "A gripping example of talented storytelling. Unforgettable."—Tony Hillerman Praise for The Edge of Nowhere: "More psychological depth than Robinson Crusoe."—Frank McCourt Praise for Alaskan: "Smelcer is Alaska's modern-day Jack London."—W.P. Kinsella "A celebration of the diversity of cultures. Undeniably important!"—James Michener "An indispensible contribution to Alaskan literature."—JD Salinger "This writer speaks from the land, and for the land, and the people who belong to it."—Ursula K. Le Guin Deneena Yazzie's love of the woods and trail come from her grandfather, who teaches her their all-but-vanished Native Alaskan language. While her peers lose hope, trapped between the old and the modern cultures, and turn to destructive behaviors, Denny and her mysterious lead dog, a blue-eyed wolf, train for the Great Race—giving her town a new pride and hope. John Smelcer is poetry editor of Rosebud and the author of more than forty books. He is an Alaskan Native of the Ahtna tribe, and the last surviving reader and writer of Ahtna. John holds degrees in archeology, linguistics, literature, and education, and formerly chaired the Alaska Native Studies program and the University of Alaska (Anchorage).

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John Smelcer Stealing Indians


"A poignant story of colonization and assimilation, something I know a little bit about. A masterpiece."—Chinua Achebe"One of our most brilliant writers tells a harsh truth about American history."—Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States Praise for Edge of Nowhere :"Smelcer's prose is lyrical, straightforward, and brilliant . . . authentic Native Alaskan storytelling at its best."— School Library Journal (starred review)"A spare tale of courage, love and terrible obstacles."— The Wall Street Journal "More psychological depth than Robinson Crusoe."—Frank McCourtPraise for Lone Wolves :"A beautiful and moving story of courage and love."—Ray Bradbury"Smelcer [is] a rockstar of Alaskan literature."— Mushing magazine"Powerful, eloquent, and fascinating."— Kirkus Reviews "Smelcer's work has a touch of the classical, combining good old-fashioned adventure and survival themes with heart-tugging moments of clarity and poignancy that recall Jean Craighead George's Julie of the Wolves ."— Booklist Praise for The Trap :"A gripping and poignant story, made even more so because of its basis in historical fact."— Horn Book (starred review)Four Indian teenagers are kidnapped from different regions, their lives immutably changed by an institution designed to eradicate their identity. And no matter what their home, their stories are representative of every story, every stolen life. So far from home, without family to protect them, only their friendship helps them endure. This is a work of fiction. Every word is true. John Smelcer is the author of over forty books, including essays, story collections, poetry, and novels, and five YA novels.

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John Smelcer Savage Mountain


"Smelcer clearly knows his way around Alaskan mountains."—David Roberts, author of The Mountain of My Fear Praise for Edge of Nowhere :"A survival story, but one with a strong heart."— ForeWord Reviews "A thought-provoking and moving coming-of-age story."— Publishers Weekly "Another gripping literary triumph for Smelcer."— Midwest Book Review Praise for Lone Wolves :"A beautiful and moving story of courage and love."—Ray Bradbury"An engaging tale of survival, love, and courage."— School Library Journal "[Smelcer] promises to further solidify his status as 'Alaska's modern day Jack London.'"—Suzanne Steinert, Mushing "Powerful, eloquent, and fascinating, showcasing a vanishing way of life in rich detail."— Kirkus "Combines good old-fashioned adventure . . . with heart-tugging moments of clarity and poignancy that recall Julie of the Wolves ."— Booklist "A compassionate and inspiring tale . . . highlights the importance of family, community, and heritage."— Midwest Book Review Brothers Sebastian and James Savage decide to climb one of the highest Alaskan mountains to prove themselves to their father. Inspired by true events, Savage Mountain is not a story of father-son reconciliation, but a touching story of two brothers who test their limits and learn that no matter how different they might be, the strongest bond of all is brotherhood. John Smelcer is poetry editor of Rosebud and the author of more than forty books. He is an Alaskan native of the Ahtna tribe, and a skilled mountaineer. He divides his time between Talkeetna, Alaska, and Kirksville, Missouri, where he teaches in the department of communications studies at Truman State University.

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Fifty Great American Short Stories


A brilliant, far-reaching collection of stories from Washington Irving to John Updike. The Classic Stories Edgar Allan Poe s "Ms. Found in a Bottle," Bret Harte s "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," Sherwood Anderson s "Death in the Woods," Stephen Vincent Benet s "By the Waters of Babylon" The Great Writers Melville, James, Dreiser, Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck, McCullers The Little-Known Masterpieces Edith Wharton s "The Dilettante," Finley Peter Dunne s "Mr. Dooley on the Popularity of Fireman," Charles M. Flandrau s "A Dead Issue," James Reid Parker s "The Archimandrite's Niece""

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Чарльз Диккенс Children's Tales from Dickens – The Great Classics & The Wonderful Stories for Children (Illustrated Edition)

John H. Haaren Famous Men of Greece


Greeks were history's great men of thought. John Haaren has collected stories from the lives of thirty famous Greek Men, detailing the rise, Golden Age, and fall of Greece. Among these men are Aristotle, Ptolemy, Ulysses, Pericles, and Alexander the Great. Your children will be delighted to read and understand why the scope of Greek accomplishment is still known today as «The Greek Miracle.»

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Fifty Great Short Stories


50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world's finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B. White, Saroyan and O'Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but all these stories have one point in common - the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the world's fiction.

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Crane M. 50 Great Short Stories


50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world's finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Рое, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B.White, Saroyan, and O'Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but all these stories have one point in common-the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the world's fiction.

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John Smelcer - home

Smelcer was manager of the department of Health Education at Southcentral Foundation, part of the Alaska Native Medical Center campus in Anchorage, Alaska. The campus, which serves over 80,000 Alaska Natives, is one of the world's premiere institutions for indigenous healthcare.

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John Smelcer is a voting shareholder in Ahtna Native Corporation and a member of the Traditional Native Village of Tazlina, a tribe recognized by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Only Alaska Natives are eligible to vote. John is the son of a half-blood Native father. John is a member of Tsisyu "Paint" Clan (pron. shish-you).

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John Smelcer - Wikipedia

Smelcer is a shareholder in Ahtna, Incorporated, an Alaska Native Regional Corporation associated with the Ahtna tribe. Based on unique laws in Alaska that allow for non-Natives to join a tribal corporation, he was able to become an enrolled member of the Native Village of Tazlina, located in Tazlina, Alaska.

Alaskan: Stories From the Great Land by John Smelcer

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John Smelcer | standingstonebooks

A lifelong Alaskan, John Elvis Smelcer is the author of over 40 books, including award-winning novels and books of poetry, published and translated worldwide. His writing appears in over 400 magazines. In 1998, he was nominated for the Alaska Governors Award for the Humanities. John Smelcer was raised in Alaska to know and to participate in Native Ways, beliefs, customs, and subsistence ...

John Smelcer (Author of Alaskan) - Goodreads

John Smelcer is the author of Alaskan (3.50 avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews), Trickster (4.67 avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews), Raven (4.50 avg rating,...

John Smelcer — Wikipédia

John Elvis Smelcer (Alaska, 2 juillet 1963) est un linguiste, amthropologue et écrivain américain [ 1 ]. Biographie [ modifier | modifier le code ] De mère blanche et père d'ascendance ahtna, il étudie la littérature et l’anthropologie à l’ université d'Alaska.

John Smelcer – Harvard Review

John Smelcer John Smelcer is the author of over 40 books, including his recent books of fiction, Edge of Nowhere and Alaskan.He is the editor-compiler of dictionaries of two endangered Alaska Native languages: the Ahtna Noun Dictionary and Pronunciation Guide (foreword by Noam Chomsky and Steven Pinker) and the Alutiiq Noun Dictionary and Pronunciation Guide (foreword by H. H.

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Given the title of an “Alaskan literary treasure” by Alaska’s former governor Jay Hammond, there is no doubt that Smelcer is a true Alaskan native and a celebrated writer. Better known by his publishing name John E. Smelcer, this BU professor is less about strict teaching, and more about connecting with his students.

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John E. Smelcer (Author of The Trap) - Goodreads

John E. Smelcer is the poetry editor of Rosebud magazine and the author of more than forty books. He is an Alaskan Native of the Ahtna tribe, and is now the last tribal member who reads and writes in Ahtna. His forthcoming novel, LONE WOLVES is being partially funded via an Indiegogo campaign. Check out this video and the unusual gifts offered.

John Smelcer (Authors) - Strong Nations

John Smelcer is an Alaskan Native of the Ahtna tribe, and is now the last tribal member who reads and writes in Ahtna. He is the poetry editor of Rosebud magazine and the author of more than forty books, including the recent young adult novels Lone Wolves, Edge of Nowhere, and Savage Mountain (Leapfrog Press, 2013, 2014, 2015).. John holds degrees in anthropology and archaeology, linguistics ...

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John Smelcer in Alaska - Author Adventures Literary Road Trips

John Smelcer is a contemporary author who wrote the Young Adult novel Edge of Nowhere, a survival story about a Native American boy and his dog, set along Prince William Sound, which can be accessed through Whittier.. Sadly, this area is best known for the tragic Exxon Valdez oil spill, killing scores of wildlife. Read about it here: reuters.com. ...

Kiska by John E. Smelcer

John E. Smelcer is the poetry editor of Rosebud magazine and the author of more than forty books. He is an Alaskan Native of the Ahtna tribe, and is now the last tribal member who reads and writes in Ahtna. His forthcoming novel, LONE WOLVES is being partially funded via an Indiegogo campaign. Check out this video and the unusual gifts offered.

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The Trap by John E. Smelcer - Goodreads

The story “The Trap”, written by John E. Smelcer is about a 17 year old boy, named Johnny, whose grandpa will not give up trapping animal. In the story, there are other guys Johnny’s age, though they had stopped trapping animals years ago. Albert, Johnny’s grandfather, has been doing this for sixty years alone, in the Alaskan wilderness. Albert knows the trails very well. At one point ...

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“We believed John Smelcer to be an Alaska Native at the time of the hire,” a university spokesman told the Anchorage Daily News, which reported that Smelcer was “not an Alaska Native” and “is the...

The Great Death by John Smelcer - Practically Paradise

The Great Death by John Smelcer. Henry Holt and Company, August 2009. ISBN: 978-0-8050-8100-8 Set in Alaska in 1917 this book gives us a glimpse into a Native village and the lives of two young girls who were their village’s only survivors of a terrible pandemic. While a fictional title, this book is based on factual events. It […]

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John Smelcer - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

John Elvis Smelcer (Alaska, 2 de julio de 1963) es un escritor, lingüista y antropólogo estadounidense. [1] Biografía. De madre blanca y padre de origen atabascano, estudió literatura y antropología en la Universidad de Alaska doctorándose en 1993, donde luego fue profesor.. Obra. The Raven and the Totem: Traditional Alaska Native Myths and Tales (1992)

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A lifelong Alaskan, John Elvis Smelcer is the author of over 40 books, including award-winning novels and books of poetry, published and translated worldwide. His writing appears in over 400 magazines. In 1998, he was nominated for the Alaska Governors Award for the Humanities.

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The trap by John E Smelcer ( Book ) 12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-old Johnny Least-Weasel, who is better known for brains than brawn, worries about his missing grandfather, and the grandfather, Albert Least-Weasel, struggles to survive, caught in his own steel trap in the ...

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von John Smelcer. Mitglieder: Rezensionen: Beliebtheit: Durchschnittliche Bewertung: Diskussionen: 190: 12: 104,522 (3.7) Keine: In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-old Johnny Least-Weasel, who is better known for brains than brawn, worries about his missing grandfather, and the grandfather, Albert Least-Weasel, struggles to survive, caught in his own steel trap in the Alaskan winter. Alle ...

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Right now, Smelcer's website says he "John Smelcer is the son of an Alaskan Native father from the Ahtna Tribe of Alaska." and "John's mother is white." And, in "The Future of Native American Literature: A Conversation with John E. Smelcer," published in MELUS (a journal published by the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) in Fall 2002 (Volume 27, Number 3 ...

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John Smelcer Trickster Myths from the Ahtna Indians of Alaska

This is a collection of stories from the Ahtna Indians of Alaska, collected and retold by tribe member John Smelcer. Numerous illustrations by Larry Vienneau accompany the stories and numerous pictures of the Ahtna Indians and the storytellers are also included. The book’s Foreword is by Gary Snyder. Each story is introduced by John Smelcer. A comprehensive bibliography of works on Alaskan ...

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Masterpieces of Russian Literature (Шедевры русской литературы). На английском языке


Features Five Great Short Stories by Chekhov, Dostoyevsky's Notes from the Underground, The Overcoat and Other Short Stories by Gogol, Pushkin's The Queen of Spades and Other Stories, The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Short Stories by Tolstoy, Fathers and Sons by Turgenev, and Gorky's Chelkash and Other Stories.

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Doyle Arthur Conan When The World Screamed & The Disintegration Machine


Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. This book includes two great science fiction stories from the cycle of the Professor Challenger's adventures: "When The World Screamed" and "The Disintegration Machine."

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John Smelcer The Gospel of Simon


2,000 years ago an itinerant Jewish preacher was condemned to crucifixion. A man named Simon, from Cyrene, was compelled to help Jesus carry the heavy cross. What did he and Jesus talk about? Eager to learn more about this &#147;rabbi,&#8221; Simon returned to Jerusalem the next day. What he learned changed his life, and gave his descendants an incredible secret.

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Группа авторов Great Irish Short Stories


This collection of thirteen captivating tales by Irish authors illustrates both traditional and modern approaches to the Celtic art of storytelling. Spanning two centuries, it features stories by Maria Edgeworth and William Carleton from the beginning of Irish prose fiction in English; retellings of traditional tales by Lady Gregory and Standish O'Grady from the great age of the Irish Literary Revival; and contributions from many of the 20th century's most significant writers, including William Butler Yeats, James Stephens, James Joyce, Seumas O'Kelly, and Liam O'Flaherty.

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John H. Haaren Famous Men of Rome


The Romans were history's great men of action. Collected here are thirty stories covering the history of Rome from its founding under Romulus to the last emperor in the West. Your children will see the rise and fall of a great civilization through the lives of Horatius, Camillus, Caesar, Cicero, Marcus Aurelius, and many others. Rome is the model civilization, it provides a foundation for all other history study.

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Sister Nivedita Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists


Great stories of the epics; deeds of Krishna, Shiva, taken from puranas, Vedas, folk tales, more. 32 illustrations.

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John Robert Colombo Ghost Stories of Canada


Just when you thought it was safe to peek out from under the covers, along comes Ghost Stories of Canada to remind you that there are plenty of ghouls to watch out for in the True North. Ghost Stories of Canada is a collection of one hundred of the eeriest accounts of ghosts, poltergeists, and hauntings ever told in Canada. Included are descriptions of some the most spine-tingling mysteries of the past – the Mackenzie River Ghost, the Baldoon Mystery, the Wynyard Apparition, and the Great Amherst Mystery, to name a few. There are also first-hand narratives of the ghostly experiences of present-day men and women from all walks of life in all parts of the country. This is a book to sit awake with – especially on a dark and stormy night!

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John Gregory Betancourt Pit and the Pendulum


Here are five funny, entertaining, delectable mystery stories featuring Peter «Pit Bull» Geller, who may be a bit damaged physically (in an auto accident), but has lost neither his biting wit nor his keen sense of how the upper crust manages their criminal ways. Included are: «Pit and the Pendulum,» «Pit on the Road to Hell,» «A Christmas Pit,» «Dog Pit,» and «Horse Pit» (winner of the Black Orchid Award from the Nero Wolfe Society and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine). Great reading from a master storyteller!

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John Badham I'll Be in My Trailer


Beneath the entertaining and instructive war stories lies the truth: how directors elicit the best performances from difficult and terrified actors. You'll learn how to use proven techniques to get actors to give their best performances – including the ten best and ten worst things to say – and what you can do when an actor won't or can't do what the director wants. Includes never before published stories from veteran director, John Badham, as well as Sydney Pollock, Mel Gibson, James Woods, Michael Mann and many more.

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