Disillusioned with life in the city, and spurred on by childhood dreams of adventure and discovery, a young geologist take a chance and moves his family to Alaska during the 1970s' pipeline boom. Awed and humbled by the Great Land and its unpredictable inhabitants--animal and human--he begins a 20-year search for the elusive tundra daisy--a giant oilfield with the potential to put him and his discovery o the map. Unexpectedly, however, this young explorer's search yields more than black gold when he discovers that life's greatest lessons are often learned under difficult circumstances. A mix of harrowing, humorous, and heartwarming true stories, Craig White's Tundra Daisy embodies the spirit of a real Alaskan, and recaptures a bygone era of discovery in the Last Frontier.Of course, the option to just hunker down and wait out the conditions had always been there, but our field location was well outside radio range and there was some concern that our ... We seemed to be using a lot of fuelaprobably something to do with the inefficient aerodynamics of flying ... As we crossed the last ridge the wind also eased, and for the first time Bob relaxed his grip on the door frame.
|Title||:||In Search of the Tundra Daisy eBook|
|Publisher||:||Publication Consultants - 2014-10-27|