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By Karen Brewster

Boots, motorcycles, and Bombers offers an intimate oral historical past of Ginny Hill wooden, a pioneering Alaska conservationist and outdoorswoman. Born in Washington in 1917, wooden served as a Women’s Airforce provider Pilot in international struggle II, and flew an army surplus plane to Alaska in 1946. Settling in Fairbanks, she went directly to co-found Camp Denali, Alaska’s first barren region ecotourism hotel; helped begin the Alaska Conservation Society, the state’s first environmental association; and utilized her love of the outside to her paintings as a backcountry consultant and an suggest for path building and preservation.

An cutting edge and collaborative existence historical past, Boots, motorcycles, and Bombers, accommodates the tale of friendship among the writer and topic. The ensuing ebook is a worthwhile contribution to the heritage of Alaska in addition to a testomony to the fun of dwelling a lifestyles jam-packed with ardour and adventure.

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