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Morey, Walt
Hillsboro, OR : Blue Heron Pub. Co.,  c1991.
ISBN 093608555X
When 17-year old Joel Rogers decides to sneak aboard a friend's plane carrying supplies to the Alaskan frontier, he was only trying to avoid another confrontation with his father. He only wants to get away for a day. But what happens when they arrive in Alaska will change Joel's life forever.  Instead of getting away for a day, he spends an entire winter in the Alaskan wilderness.  Over the next few months, he will witness the murder of his friend, narrowly miss being killed himself more than once, by both the natural elements and the criminal elements that have taken up residence in this remote place. Mike Donovan, one of those criminals, saves Joel's life and it is their friendship that helps Joel begin to discover what he is really made of. Death Walk by Walt Morey is a story of survival. It is the story of a boy entering the Alaskan wilderness to run away from his problems and a man who walks out having survived them.  (Virginia Wright,
SUBJECTS:     Survival -- Fiction.
                        Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Fiction.


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