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By Dan Rudy 

Murders, romance and adventure in Wrangell-set novel


WRANGELL – A relatively recent resident to Wrangell

took a novel view of the

place, in February self-publishing a fictional adventure set here.

K.E. Hoover’s book West of North follows character Josh Campbell, a man who has come to Wrangell looking for a new start at life. He makes some new friendships – and new enemies – in the process, learning to live in the Alaskan wilderness.

“It’s a thriller in addition to an adventure story,” Hoover explained.

One of the characters is loosely based on his own father, Jack Hoover, a resident of Wrangell. “Most of what I write about h...

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