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Tales of Alaska's Bush Rat Governor
by Jay Hammond


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Product #: 7437
Price: $17.95
340 pages
Trade Paperback
6" x 9"
Autobiography/Politics
50 B&W photos
Pub Date: 1996
ISBN: 978-0-945397-43-4
Top 10 Bestseller

The Extraordinary Autobiography of Jay Hammond, Wilderness Guide and Reluctant Politician

A former Marine fighter pilot, Jay Hammond heads north to Alaska after World War II. He becomes a trapper, bush pilot, fisherman, guide, wolf hunter, poet, environmentalist, and finally a reluctant politician who endears himself to Alaska's people by telling them the unvarnished and sometimes unwelcome truth about the state of affairs in their oil-boom state. They punish him by electing him governor!

"I don't know when I have laughed so hard or so much."
    --The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The late Jay Hammond was governor of Alaska during construction of the trans-Alaska Pipeline and was architect of Alaska's Permanent Fund.


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