Two Old Women

Two Old Women

An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival

Book - 1993
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Baker & Taylor
Retells the Alaskan legend about two old women who are abandoned by their tribe during a migration in search of food

Publisher: Fairbanks : Epicenter Press, [1993]
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780945397182
0945397186
Branch Call Number: 398.2089 WALLI

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pickles406
Aug 07, 2016

This is a beautiful heartfelt tale of the triumph of two older women in the face of hardship and adversity. I loved the writing, the details of their journey and the simple moral of the tale. A beautiful and worthwhile read.

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sbennett
Jul 01, 2015

I really enjoyed this book! I loved how the two old women had to work together to survive, how they had to rely on skills long forgotten, and the theme of perseverance, strength, and forgiveness that shines throughout the book. I would definitely read this aloud to my kids...good lessons to be learned from this one!

Gail49 Aug 05, 2014

bas bleu

squicked Dec 06, 2013

This is a great book! Absolutely loved it!

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canarymom
Jan 09, 2012

A simple story of resilience and courage. Youth and adult would benefit from the wisdom of this legend.
A small band of People are starving in the bitter winter of Alaska. The decision is made to move and leave 2 aged women behind as they are no longer pulling their weight, The women can do nothing and die or draw on their inner strengths and knowledge of the People.

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