Father of the Iditarod: The Joe Redington Story -by Lew Freedman ( Alaska / Alaskan Biography / Iditiraod Dog Sled Race )

By: Freedman, Lew; Foreword By Joe Redington, Sr.

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------------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 319 pages, b&w photos, ---"Meet rugged, independent, determined, and hard-working Joe Redington, Father of the Iditarod, a man who found his destiny in Alaska. In an inspirational biography, Lew Freedman chronicles Redington's birth on the Chisholm Trail and his boyhood in the Depression -- homeless, motherless, roaming the country looking for work. Alaska was his rebirth in 1948. On his own piece of dirt, a man could raise a family, hunt, fish, run dogs, and stand up for what he believed. Redington helped rescue Alaska dog mushing from extinction, creating a legacy in a thrilling thousand-mile race across Alaska, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Father of the Iditarod: The Joe Redington Story -by Lew Freedman ( Alaska / Alaskan Biography / Iditiraod Dog Sled Race )

Author Name: Freedman, Lew; Foreword By Joe Redington, Sr.

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Sports,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska / Seattle, Washington, Fairbanks, AL / Seattle, WA: Epicenter Press, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

ISBN Number: 0945397747

ISBN Number 13: 9780945397748

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155875

Keywords: Father of the Iditarod: The Joe Redington Story -by Lew Freedman ( Alaska / Alaskan Biography / Iditiraod Dog Sled Race )