Two Old Women
An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and SurvivalBook - 2004
Based on an Athabascan legend told and retold for many generations in the remote Yukon River region of northeast Alaska, this is the tragic and shocking story (with an unexpected upbeat ending) of two elderly women who are abandoned by a migrating band facing starvation because of unusually harsh Arctic weather and a shortage of fish and game.
Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2004
Edition: First Perennial edition
Branch Call Number: 398.097 Wa
Description: xiii, 140 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm