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Tom Kizzia

Tom Kizzia is author of the best-selling book Pilgrim’s Wilderness, which was ranked number five on Amazon’s Top Ten Books of 2013 list. Reviewers called the book “extraordinary” (Wall Street Journal), “spellbinding” (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) and “gripping” (Los Angeles Times and Outside Magazine). His first book, The Wake of the Unseen Object, was named one of the best all-time non-fiction books about Alaska by the state historical society. A graduate of Hampshire College, he was a reporter for the Anchorage Daily News for more than 25 years and a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. He lives in Homer, Alaska.








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