What an njoyable read from start to finish We learned many things about dog racing in arctic conditions and marveled at the ndurance it takes from both dogs and humans I really liked this book since I love Alaska and am very interested in the Iditirod Race This is the true story of Libby Riddles and her uest to be the first woman to win the Iditirod Her love and care of her dogs during the race is obvious and other racers take notice This book has a uniue twist to the writing The pages are divided in half One side tells her story and the other side has sidebars that include facts about the race and tidbits from the other racers It really gives the reader a good perspective I would. Libby Riddles wanted an adventure At the age of 16 she left
*home for the *for the frontiers of Alaska the
Last Frontier There her love animals drew her to the sport ofFrontier her love of animals drew her to the sport of dog racing When she ntered the Iditarod
Read Race Across Alaska First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her StoryDefinitely recommend this book to anyone who njoys a good read about the human spirit and the
fortitude it takes to be in such a grueling race not to mention the interaction and respectit takes to be in such a grueling race not to mention the interaction and respect both dogs and woman have for one another Marc and I met Libby while we were in Alaska she gave an amazing lecture to a group of people young and old and captured veryone s attention Fiercely independent at a young age but at the same time Yummy Supper easy going in nature she was really fun to talk with after the lecture we swapped stories about our lab husky with her Her relationships withach dog and the intertwined dependence of the sled racing teamcaninehuman is truly fascinating This book tells a story. He famous marathon from Anchorage to Nome she was
Just Another Iditarod Nobody Twelve Hundred Milesanother Iditarod Nobody Twelve hundred miles having conuered blizzards xtreme cold and xhaustion she and her dogs crossed the final stretch of sea ice That is perilous at times touching at others and demonstrates just how much dogs and people go through to race the Iditarod More humanist than feminist it is interesting to hear a woman s perspective given that she was in the minority of the racers The fact that she was a woman racing didn t really set her apart aside from a little joshing before the race I m only halfway through and look forward to the rest I absolutely love anything having to do with dogsledding so this book was
Right Up My Alleyup my alley s a blow by blow account of Libby s Iditarod win without much beyond that there are some sidebars with a little information about dogsledding and the Iditarod but I found it fascinating. Iles ahead of the nearest competitor and suddenly she realised I will be the first woman
*to win the *win the This is the story of a courageous woman and her heroic dogs This is the story of Libby Riddles's adventure.