This Much Country

This Much Country A memoir of heartbreak thousand mile races the endless Alaskan wilderness and many many dogs from one of only a handful of women to have completed both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod In

  • Title: This Much Country
  • Author: Kristin Knight Pace
  • ISBN: 1538762404
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A memoir of heartbreak, thousand mile races, the endless Alaskan wilderness and many, many dogs from one of only a handful of women to have completed both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod In 2009, after a crippling divorce that left her heartbroken and directionless, Kristin decided to accept an offer to live at a friend s cabin outside of Denali National Park in Alaska f A memoir of heartbreak, thousand mile races, the endless Alaskan wilderness and many, many dogs from one of only a handful of women to have completed both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod In 2009, after a crippling divorce that left her heartbroken and directionless, Kristin decided to accept an offer to live at a friend s cabin outside of Denali National Park in Alaska for a few months In exchange for housing, she would take care of her friend s eight sled dogs.That winter, she learned that she was tougher than she ever knew She learned how to survive in one of the most remote places on earth and she learned she was strong enough to be alone She fell in love twice first with running sled dogs, and then with Andy, a gentle man who had himself moved to Alaska to heal a broken heart Kristin and Andy married and started a sled dog kennel While this work was enormously satisfying, Kristin became determined to complete the Iditarod the 1,000 mile dogsled race from Anchorage, in south central Alaska, to Nome on the western Bering Sea coastIS MUCH COUNTRY is the story of renewal and transformation It s about journeying across a wild and unpredictable landscape and finding inner peace, courage and a true home It s about pushing boundaries and overcoming paralyzing fears Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBe

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    About "Kristin Knight Pace"

    1. Kristin Knight Pace

      Kristin Knight Pace, 35, was born and raised in Ft Worth, TX After graduating with honors from The University of Montana with a degree in photojournalism, she had several jobs in the publishing industry in Montana and Seattle After a heartbreaking divorce, she moved to Alaska in 2009 with her two dogs That winter, she took care of a sled dog team and a remote cabin in the Alaska Interior She Kristin Knight Pace, 35, was born and raised in Ft Worth, TX After graduating with honors from The University of Montana with a degree in photojournalism, she had several jobs in the publishing industry in Montana and Seattle After a heartbreaking divorce, she moved to Alaska in 2009 with her two dogs That winter, she took care of a sled dog team and a remote cabin in the Alaska Interior She fell in love with dog mushing, and with a wonderful man, Andy, who had also moved to Alaska to heal from heartbreak Together, the two of them started Hey Moose Kennel, a long distance racing kennel made up of 30 loving dogs on ten acres outside Denali National Park Kristin has since finished both the Yukon Quest and Iditarod Trail 1,000 mile sled dog races She also has become a mother to a rambunctious and spirited daughter

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    1. I fell right into Knight Pace s honest memoir of her 20s and 30s This is her fascinating story of finding her way to Alaska, getting into dog mushing and finding love She has completed the two 1,000 mile dog sled races the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod I knew these were feats, but I had no idea how incredible until I read her accounts of what she went through on the trails Her degree is in journalism, so this is very readable I read this in two days, feeling cozy in my warm Minnesota house I fell [...]


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