2 edition of Cheechakoes found in the catalog.
by Buccaneer Books
Written in English
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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 Cheechakoes book.
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.
This book is a true testament to the grit and hard work of the early settlers in Alaska. This book is well known in Ketchikan AK and I finally bought it after everyone was calling me a cheechako and I looked up the definition and found it. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(21).
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 Cheechakoes book.
The Cheechakoes by Gene Madsen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cheechako definition: noun pl. -kos in N Canada (esp. the Yukon) and Alaska, a newcomer; tenderfootOrigin of cheechakoChinook jargon. 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(5). The Cheechakoes. Picture this: World War II has just ended and Dad decides to move the family to the wilds of Alaska. Hmm. Could be fun; could be a nightmare.
The author of this book, Wayne Short, discovered what challenge really means when his mom and dad moved Wayne and his two brothers to the wilderness of Surprise Harbor at the tip of. We have many more books and items not listed.
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The Cheechakoes by Wayne Short and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion for books. Sign Previous owner's book plate on the front fly-leaf. The author page in the rear has a lengthy cut at the juncture with the back cover but is still attached.
Very good condition in. 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. This book flows constantly as Luke Short describes how his family dove headlong into a frontier way of life.5/5(1).
The Chechahcos is a silent film about the gold rush days in the Klondike. Chechahco, more commonly spelled cheechako, is a Chinook Jargon word for "newcomer", and the film focuses on a group of would-be prospectors sailing for Alaska.
The film was directed by Lewis H. Moomaw and produced by Austin E. Lathrop, who himself was once a prospector. Inthis film was deemed "culturally.
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A little girl comes across a malnourished cheetah cub caged at the back of a small. 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.
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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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Title: THE CHEECHAKOES - Author Name: Short, Wayne - Categories: Hunting Books, Publisher: A Random House Book:1st ed., Binding: hard cover, Book Condition: pgs., d/j chipped, VG. "The true story of the remarkable adventures of an American .A new-comer to Alaska, ignorant of the terrain, the weather, the animals, the culture, the necessary driving skills in the winter, etc.
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