Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story
Race Across Alaska First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story Author:Libby Riddles, Tim Jones Libby Riddles wanted an adventure. At the age of 16 she left home for the snowy frontiers of Alaska, the Last Frontier. There her love of animals drew her to the sport of sled dog racing. When she entered the Iditarod, the famous marathon from Anchorage to Nome, she was just another Iditarod Nobody. Twelve hundred miles later, having conquered b... more »lizzards, extreme cold, and exhaustion, she and her dogs crossed the final stretch of sea ice, miles ahead of the nearest competitor... and suddenly she realised: I will be the first woman to win the Iditarod. This is the story of a courageous woman and her heroic dogs. This is the story of Libby Riddles's adventure.« less
Vickie C. reviewed Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story on
Great book, especially if you love dogs, Alaska, the outdoors, or sports. Highly recommend. Instead of chapters, it's arranged in sections by village checkpoints. One of the few paperback I'll keep forever (especially since Libby was kind enough to autograph it for me).