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Author Fields, Leslie Leyland, 1957-

Title Surviving the island of grace : a life on the wild edge of America [Hoopla electronic resource] / Leslie Leyland Fields.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Oasis Audio, 2021.
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Summary An inspiring memoir of one woman's life on the far edge of America and her struggle to find home amid the isolation, work, risk and beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. An inspiring memoir of one woman's life on the far edge of America and her struggle to find home amid the isolation, work, risk and beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. LESLIE LEYLAND FIELDS is a multi-award winning writer, editor, and international speaker who lives on two islands in Alaska. She has written/edited 12 nonfiction books of memoir and essays on a variety of subjects, including memoir writing, the spirituality of food, forgiveness, wilderness, discipleship and parenting. Her books have been translated into 9 languages. Leslie has traveled all over the world, both as a seeker and as a Christian speaker, including treks across the Sahara, through Asia, Europe and Central America. In 2013, she began the Harvester Island Writers' Workshop, a week long writing workshop and retreat at her remote fishcamp island.Guests have included Ann Voskamp, Philip Yancey, Scot McKnight, Bret Lott, Luci Shaw, Jeanne Murray Walker and others. In addition, in July 2020 Leslie will be hosting a Spirit of Food retreat with Food Network chef Melissa D'Arabian and Dr Robert Sluka, a marine biologist with A Rocha. Leslie has written for many publications including The Atlantic, Orion, Books and Culture, Beliefnet, Christianity Today. She has three graduate degrees, in Creative Nonfiction, English and Journalism. Leslie taught for many years in both undergraduate and graduate programs through Seattle Pacific University and the University of Alaska. She has served as a guest writer and writer-in residence at many colleges throughout the country. She continues to teach through Writer's Workshops, college visits, radio appearances, and conferences around the world. Leslie and her husband Duncan have 6 children, a daughter and 5 sons ranging from ages 31 - 17. She blogs at You can reach her at
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Subject Fields, Leslie Leyland, 1957-
Women fishers -- Alaska -- Biography.
Salmon fishing -- Alaska.
Salmon fisheries -- Alaska.
Set net fisheries -- Alaska.
Fishers' spouses -- Alaska -- Biography.
Fishers -- Family relationships -- Alaska.
Added Author Fields, Leslie Leyland.
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ISBN 9781645554479 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1645554473 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT14605093
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