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When Kristina AhlnŠs moves from Finland to Alaska to start a new life as an American oceanographer her life is clearly more than normal. In this quirky memoir Kristina recalls unique experiences in her job, to seeing UFO's in the Alaskan sky, and even building her own log cabin. This easy-to-read, spunky book allows readers to slip into a world where it's so cold cars don't start, finding some place warm to stay is near impossible, and friends will do anything to help each other. Travel with Kristina from Finland to Alaska where she starts off paying a rent of $220 a month, to sleeping in a tent as she builds her 8x8 foot practice cabin with a 16-foot ladder (the cache), the log cabin, and life, she could only dream of - in Kristina's Cache.
From Finland to Alaska, author to sign book 071713 AE 1 Capital City Weekly When Kristina AhlnŠs moves from Finland to Alaska to start a new life as an American oceanographer her life is clearly more than normal. In this quirky memoir Kristina recalls unique experiences in her job, to seeing UFO's in the Alaskan sky, and even building her own log cabin. This easy-to-read, spunky book allows readers to slip into a world where it's so cold cars don't start, finding some place warm to stay is near impossible, and friends will do anything to help each other. Travel with Kristina from Finland to Alaska where she starts off paying a rent of $220 a month, to sleeping in a tent as she builds her 8x8 foot practice cabin with a 16-foot ladder (the cache), the log cabin, and life, she could only dream of - in Kristina's Cache.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Story last updated at 7/18/2013 - 1:11 pm

From Finland to Alaska, author to sign book

When Kristina Ahln¿s moves from Finland to Alaska to start a new life as an American oceanographer her life is clearly more than normal. In this quirky memoir Kristina recalls unique experiences in her job, to seeing UFO's in the Alaskan sky, and even building her own log cabin. This easy-to-read, spunky book allows readers to slip into a world where it's so cold cars don't start, finding some place warm to stay is near impossible, and friends will do anything to help each other. Travel with Kristina from Finland to Alaska where she starts off paying a rent of $220 a month, to sleeping in a tent as she builds her 8x8 foot practice cabin with a 16-foot ladder (the cache), the log cabin, and life, she could only dream of - in Kristina's Cache.

Ahln¿s, currently a Fairbanks resident, will be at Hearthside Books & Toys in Downtown Juneau on July 28 from 1-3 p.m. for a book signing event.


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