Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness

Tisha The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness Alaska was as remote as the moon as roistering and lawless as the Gold Rush And a pretty young schoolteacher from Colorado like Anne Hobbs was even rarer than nuggets So appealing are the people here

  • Title: Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness
  • Author: Robert Specht
  • ISBN: 9780553265965
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Alaska was as remote as the moon, as roistering and lawless as the Gold Rush And a pretty young schoolteacher from Colorado like Anne Hobbs was even rarer than nuggets So appealing are the people here, even the villainous ones so dramatic is the landscape in which they act out their adventure so pure is the moral conflict that forms the story s backbone, and so honestAlaska was as remote as the moon, as roistering and lawless as the Gold Rush And a pretty young schoolteacher from Colorado like Anne Hobbs was even rarer than nuggets So appealing are the people here, even the villainous ones so dramatic is the landscape in which they act out their adventure so pure is the moral conflict that forms the story s backbone, and so honest is its sentimentality that I managed to suspend all my disbelief as I read it And it was with pleasure that I raced through this good old fashioned yarn, hissing the villains, holding my breath at each succeeding catastrophe, and above all adoring plain old Anne Hobbs as she calls herself, the pretty slip of a nineteen year old who in 1927 had the courage not only to brave the Alaska wilderness as a teacher in the tiny gold mining community called Chicken, but also to face down the community s violent disapproval when she dared to treat the local Indians as human being

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