Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska, The
Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska, The Revised and Updated

Edited and Compiled by - Dean Gottehrer


When is "Native" capitalized? Alaska Highway or Alcan? Dog sled race or sled dog race? Where is the "Outside"? What is "termination dust"? Species of salmon and whales; Active volcanoes; Alaska's biggest disasters; How earthquakes are measured; Membership requirements of the Pioneers of Alaska; Pronouncers for Kwingillingok and Chalkyitsik; The Alaska Permanent Fund; Cause and symptoms of Cabin Fever; Types of commercial fishing gear. Alaska is the only state with its own AP stylebook. This easy-to-use manual defines and explains the northern state - names, language, and peculiar usage; cultural and historical background; research sources; and a compendium of other facts and figures. Long popular among journalists, the stylebook also is valuable and interesting to librarians, writers, educators, researchers, business men and women, elected officials, public servants, visitors, newly arrived Alaskans, and people who want to know it all.


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Category: Reference Suggested Price: 12.95 Release Date: 04/01/2000 ISBN: 978-0-945397-87-8 Product Type: Paperback # Pages: 128