James P. Sweeney

Alaska Expedition Marine Life Solidarity

by James P. Sweeney
Published by VP&D House
eISBN: 978-0-9850487-1-6
ISBN: 978-0-9850487-0-9
Retail price:
Soft cover: $19.95 USD
e-book: $9.99

This is the much anticipated epic story of James Sweeney's survival story in the Alaska Range. Through avalanches and crevasses, take a thrilling look at what it takes to self resuce in one of the most inhospitable environments on the planet!



The List

by James P. Sweeney
Published by VP&D House
ISBN: 978-1-57833-524-4
Retail price:
Soft cover: $14.95 USD
e-book: $9.99

In this small but tremendously wild book, Sweeney travels the length of his life and paints portraits of loss, love and humor into climbing adventures in Alaska's wilderness. He speaks to us in a voice that is all his own. Sweeney walks on the edge as he charms readers with humor and insight, be it on a road trip, climbing a frozen waterfall or a scaling a mountain. Make no mistake this book full of sorrow also carries with it a strong sense of hope. Angela Ramirez's stark linoprints complement the book's style and feel.



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About James

James P. Sweeney relaxing on a rockA cold north wind blows down from the arctic but otherwise it is sunny and beautiful out and James P. Sweeney would rather do anything than write a bio, but if you need to read something about him here you go.

Over the last seven years Jim has had stories published in the Anchorage Press, The Anchorage Daily News, Alpinist Magazine, Alaska Dispatch and Cirque Literary Journal to name a few. He's read his stories on KSKA, KZFR, and KEUL Public Radio stations. Jim also starred in Alaska Avalanche, the finale of Discovery Channel's hit series, I Shouldn't be Alive.

Jim was forty eight when he wrote The List. The year was 2004 and the Anchorage Press published the story the following week. Jim was crippled from an old mountain climbing fall and his handicap almost forced him to become a serious hard working writer. His fall, injury and ensuing epic of survival are Alaskan legend and the motivating force behind his drive as a writer. James P. Sweeney has many stories to tell.