Ice Palace Author:Edna Ferber Edna Ferber has summoned up all her vast natural resources as a superior novelist to depict today's Alaska in Ice Palace. Here are the Territory's modern vigorous people, its dramatic weather and scenery, its desperate, still-unfinished struggle for statehood. And here, too, are the men from "The Outside" determined to exploit a fabulously ric... more »h Alaska for their own gains.
This is an angry novel, telling of the fifty-year battle between two titans trying to dominate Alaska's future. And this is the story of their lovely young granddaughter, Christine Storm, who had to choose between two younger titans--a choice that stood, in a way, for Alaska's future.« less