5 edition of The cheechakoes. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Drawings by Peter Parnall.|
|LC Classifications||F909 .S498|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||63016853|
The oldest son of an adventurous family relates their true life experiences of pioneering on an Alaskan island after World War ii. His first book, The Cheechakoes, told of coming to the southern tip of Admiralty Island, an abandoned whaling plant at Murder Cove, just after the end of World War II. With him were his parents and two brothers. They lived a typical Alaska life style; fishing, hunting, trapping, gardening, berry-picking, and found it satisfying.
“The Cheechakoes” by Wayne Short. Just after a young Navy veteran returns home from the south Pacific, Wayne Short moves with his family to an island in Southeast Alaska. The story, titled after the word for newcomers to Alaska, is a story of family, adventure and the pioneer spirit that brought so many people to Alaska. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recycled packaging with free standard shipping on U.S. orders over $
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"The Cheechakoes, written in a simple, unpretentious style, gets more of the real pulse of Alaska into a single chapter than Edna Ferber did in all the pages of her massive Ice Palace-an Alaskan novel written by a New Yorker for Hollywood. If that lover of the true north named Jack London were still around, he'd no doubt have Mr.
Short's book /5(21). The Cheechakoes book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. The Cheechakoes and Wayne's second book, This Raw Land, are two of the best I have read. They truly give one a feeling of what it must have been like in those early years. Having grown up in rural East Texas during the same time period as the books, I found that the part I enjoyed most was comparing the experiences of Wayne and his family with 5/5(5).
The Cheechakoes is a very engaging story about settling on "The Last Frontier".and all you'd need to know about living in the wilderness. An easy /5(21). They settled on the The cheechakoes. book of Admiralty Island--and as "Cheechakoes"--Indian for Greenhorns--had much to learn to stay alive--here is their remarkable and entertaining story.
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THE CHEECHAKOES. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. In this lively Northwestern autobiography about the Short family in Alaska, a cheechako is a greenhorn. Pap Short, a nonconformist who once lived on the Arizona desert, decides to takes his wife and three sons to Alaska innot waiting for.
Cheechakoes is a family adventure that is as raw as they come. Work and survival by the sweat of the brow is at the core of this real life story. Living in Alaskan wilderness tests the mettle of the strongest and the weak don't survive.5/5(1). The Cheechakoes. Rating Required.
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Another great book by Jonathan Stratman Having been a Cheechako once myself, I really enjoyed reading about life in the Alaskan Bush. This book was hard to put down and I'm anxious to start on the next book in the series.
This is a great series for adults and teens alike/5. Get this from a library. The cheechakoes. [Wayne Short; Peter Parnall] -- Author's life with family on Admiralty Island, Gulf of Alaska. THE CHEECHAKOES- Wayne Short- Ill. by Peter Parnall- Random House- NY/Toronto- st Edition-1st Printing-Stated- Hardcover: 8vo- VG/VG dj is price-clipped but carries 6/64 on inner lower flap-lightly rubbed and smudged but still bright and complete- Red cloth green cloth spine black and gilt illustration and titles pp all clean Book Edition: 1st Edition-1St Printing.
cheechako definition: noun pl. -kos in N Canada (esp. the Yukon) and Alaska, a newcomer; tenderfootOrigin of cheechakoChinook jargon. : Cheechakoes () by Short, and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.5/5(1).
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Cheechakoes by Wayne Short (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). Page 27 - In that vast white world where the silent sky communes with the silent snow, In hunger and cold and misery I wandered to and fro.
But the Lord took pity on my pain, and He led me to the sea, And some ice-bound whalers heard my moan, and they fed and sheltered me.
They fed the feeble scarecrow thing that stumbled out of the wild With the ravaged face of a mask of. The Cheechakoes: Madsen, Gene: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.
Books Go Search Hello Select your Author: Gene Madsen. Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.
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2, likes 1 talking about this. The page is dedicated to books about Yoruba/Lukumi religion and philosophyFollowers: K.Cheechako definition is - tenderfoot —used chiefly in Alaska.