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2. The Quiet World, by Douglas Brinkley

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"The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1879-1960," by Douglas Brinkley (Harper, 592 pp.)
Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Houston’s Rice University and award-winning author of “The Wilderness Warrior,” turns his historic lens on Alaska. (January)

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