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Author: James A Michener
In 1724, shortly before his death, Peter the Great appointed the Danish navigator Vitus Bering to explore the lands that lay beyond coast of the eastern coast of his empire resultng in the native Alaskans being ruled by Russia. Why is unclear but Russia was sold to the US for 7.5 million dollars. High points of the story are the gold rush, salmo...  more »
ISBN: 421006
Publication Date: 3/1/1988
Pages: 868

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Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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