Amazing Pipeline Stories: How Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Transformed Life in America’s Last Frontier

Amazing Pipeline Stories: How Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Transformed Life in America's Last FrontierAmazing Pipeline Stories In the 1970s, the world’s largest construction companies invaded Alaska in a wild rush to build the 900-mile $8 billion trans-Alaska pipeline. Workers by the tens of thousands headed north, hoping to make their fortunes working on the pipeline, in a stampede that dramatically affected Alaska. Full description…

Fledgling

FledglingFledgling, Octavia Butler’s first new novel in seven years, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted–and still wants–to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fled…

The Ship, the Priest, and the Captain: The Long Search for the Legendary Kad’yak

The Ship, the Priest, and the Captain: The Long Search for the Legendary Kad'yakFledgling, Octavia Butler’s first new novel in seven years, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted–and still wants–to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fled…