By Mary Kudenov
Journalist Mary Kudenov got down to locate the genuine tales in the back of this “end-of-the-road” tradition. via her essays, we meet Alaskans who stay outdoor the typical adventurer narrative: a up to date graduate of a court-sponsored sobriety software, a long-timer within the Hiland Mountain Correctional middle for girls, a slum-landlord’s emancipated teenage daughter, or even a post-rampage spree killer. Her matters fight with poverty and middle-class aspirations, schooling and minimal salary paintings, God and psychology. the result's a uncooked and startling number of direct, ground-level reporting that may go away you deeply moved.
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