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2 Authors: Phyllis Ann Fast presents The Dire Wolf Alliance and Jane E. Harper presents Unequally Divided ‪ ‬ Alaska Native Writers and Alaska Native Themes

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Jane E. Harper's Unequally Divided is a vibrant novel portraying difficult choices of love and life’s direction during the tumultuous Vietnam era. The story takes place in Columbus, GA, near the Fort Benning Army base and highlights the struggles of soldiers training for war while depicting the era's history with flashes of music, religion, domestic abuse, and women’s issues. Author Jane E. Harper was born in North Carolina and raised in Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor's degree from Auburn University, taught middle school in Georgia, Utah, and overseas. Later, she moved to Alaska and pursued a career in accounting.

Author and anthropologist Phyllis Ann Fast presents her book The Dire Wolf Alliance, A Native American Saga is a story told by spirits Baasee’ and Grandfather Kwaiikit, which help Deloo come to grips with her own recent widowhood. Phyllis Ann Fast, born in Anchorage, is of Koyukon Athabaskan and white American heritages. She earned numerous academic degrees including a B.A. in English from the University of Alaska, an interdisciplinary Master of Arts from UAA, and a PhD in Anthropology from Harvard University. After teaching at UAF and the UAA, she retired Professor Emerita in 2014. Her previous books are Half-Bead of Fundy and Midnight Trauma. She currently resides in Washington State.

Jane E. Harper's Unequally Divided is a vibrant novel portraying difficult choices of love and life’s direction during the tumultuous Vietnam era. The story takes place in Columbus, GA, near the Fort Benning Army base and highlights the struggles of soldiers training for war while depicting the era's history with flashes of music, religion, domestic abuse, and women’s issues. Author Jane E. Harper was born in North Carolina and raised in Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor's degree from Auburn University, taught middle school in Georgia, Utah, and overseas. Later, she moved to Alaska and pursued a career in accounting.

Author and anthropologist Phyllis Ann Fast presents her book The Dire Wolf Alliance, A Native American Saga is a story told by spirits Baasee’ and Grandfather Kwaiikit, which help Deloo come to grips with her own recent widowhood. Phyllis Ann Fast, born in Anchorage, is of Koyukon Athabaskan and white American heritages. She earned numerous academic degrees including a B.A. in English from the University of Alaska, an interdisciplinary Master of Arts from UAA, and a PhD in Anthropology from Harvard University. After teaching at UAF and the UAA, she retired Professor Emerita in 2014. Her previous books are Half-Bead of Fundy and Midnight Trauma. She currently resides in Washington State.

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