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Doug Capra lives in Seward, Alaska and is the author of The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords. He has written the foreword for several books, including a 1996 edition of American artist Rockwell Kent’s, Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska (1920). Capra has written a play about Rockwell Kent, and Nellie Neal Lawing, (aka) Alaska Nellie. He has also published poetry, essays, and many articles about Alaska history. Born in Massachusetts, Doug Capra came to Alaska in 1971, and taught school in the Aleutian Islands and in Seward. He retired after twenty-two years, and then spent eighteen years as a ranger guiding visitors through the fjords and along the glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park. For six years, Doug served on the board of the Alaska Historical Society and has written extensively, including a weekly newspaper column about Alaska history.

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