Alaska's Inside Passage by Dale Pihlman
Alaska's Inside Passage
Part memoir, part almanac, and 100% delightful, Alaska's Inside Passage covers everything from wildlife and ocean creatures to geology, bush pilots, original inhabitants, and the history of Alaska's founding.
Author Dale Pihlman--commercial fisherman, pilot, charter yacht operator, art teacher, and fisheries biologist--shares his lifetime fascination with everything alive, including captivating knowledge of little known facts and diverse information.A careful researcher, Pihlman interviews scholars as well as old-timers. He reviews the history of Native peoples in the area, the Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian, and offers personal reminiscences of the fishermen and women, entrepreneurs and eccentrics, tucked into the islands and bays of the Inside Passage.