James P. Sweeney. Photo from
James P. Sweeney. Photo from

The small local publisher VP and D House has published Jim Sweeney’s second book.  Sweeney was a climber who was severely injured by an avalanche in the Alaska Range in 1989, and turned to writing.  He became a regular contributor to the APRN program “AK,”  and turned out a book of essays largely based on those radio pieces.  Now he has written a highly-praised account of the accident that nearly cost him his life.

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  • James P. Sweeney, author, “Alaska Expedition: Marine Life Solidarity”
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