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by Samme Gallaher, Aileen Gallaher
Edited by Sherrill Carlson
Photos by Jo Ann Evans, photo editor

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Product #: 1425
Price: $14.95
160 pages
Trade Paperback
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
30 B&W photos
Pub Date: 2004
ISBN: 978-0-9745014-2-0

Coming of Age & Living Dangerously in the Wild Copper River Valley

In 1926, beautiful Aileen Gallaher left California to join trapper "Slim" Williams in Alaska's Copper River Valley. Theirs was a perilous existence spent in isolated cabins, bucking heavy snow, uncertain river ice, and fierce cold. Yet, Aileen fell in love with Slim and with the country, missing only female companionship. Enter Samme, her tenacious fifteen-year-old sister. Their lively and honest story details their emotional coming of age in a part of Alaska that is till considered remote.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Samme Gallaher, who survived her co-author sister, Aileen, is ninety-two and living in Thousand Oaks, Calif. She is working on her second book, a story about her great-grandfather, who was stolen by Comanche Indians. Aileen Gallaher passed away in 1994.

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