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Black Spruce and the Wildest Fires; Life Along the Yukon River

Ten years ago I celebrated the summer solstice at the Arctic Circle, ten hours to the north of Anchorage, Alaska. A week earlier, we had flown into Anchorage, one of the only real cities in the forty ninth state. We left Fairbanks at five p.m. to make it to the Arctic Circle before midnight for …