Loading.....


A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska by Norma Huss Online



A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska

A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska

  • Title: A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska
  • Author:
  • Rating:
  • ISBN : 9781470039059
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 182 pages


Nineteen year old Bill Collins travels to Alaska in the 1920s to work and save for college He finds adventure, misadventure, and not much money He faces hardships, finds friends, and has experiences that change a boy into a man During three summers and one winter, Bill survives hunger, earthquake, stomping caribou, and icicle frost He learns about stopes, sluice boxes, Nineteen year old Bill Collins travels to Alaska in the 1920s to work and save for college He finds adventure, misadventure, and not much money He faces hardships, finds friends, and has experiences that change a boy into a man During three summers and one winter, Bill survives hunger, earthquake, stomping caribou, and icicle frost He learns about stopes, sluice boxes, and powder smoke He finds friends who will do anything for him and enemies willing to kill or maim him He has one lucky day and than a few really bad days This is the story of one hot headed young man determined to do it all his way, and, in his own words, a true knucklehead This is my father s memoir that he and I wrote in his words


Author Norma Huss

I m a mostly mystery writer who likes to chat Visit me on my Facebook author page at




A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska Reviews (10)

  • Since this is my father s memoir written with my editorial help, I love it It gave me a new perspective on my father s life before I knew him. [..]

  • If you like memoirs, history, and humor, you ll love this I bought it because I have a friend in his eighties who tells colorful stories about his early life Our elders are living history, especially when they re gifted story tellers Mystery writer Norma Huss, an elder story teller herself, wrote up [..]

  • This collection of experiences made me want to sit down with the teller and hear them all directly from him Having met Norma Huss, I can only imagine how much fun it was to grow up with a father who had these incredible experiences in Alaska at such a young age.The tales aren t tall and they re full [..]

  • A lively tale This true story of a young man in the goldfields of Alaska, was exciting As most young men do, he made a lot of risky decisions Taking a solo winter journey with no food, transportation or shelter was just one. [..]

  • Fun adventuresWhat a delightful read about a very difficult time in Alaska s history What a adventure to experience as an young adult and to write it down for future generations of experience makes this book a real treasure of a find. [..]

  • Next Reviews ↠


Books Related with A Knucklehead in 1920s Alaska by Norma Huss


thebestbooks.co is in no way intended to support illegal activity. We uses Search API to find the overview of books over the internet, but we don't host any files. All document files are the property of their respective owners, please respect the publisher and the author for their copyrighted creations. If you find documents that should not be here please report them. Read our DMCA Policies and Disclaimer for more details.