Kim Heacox

About The Author

KIM HEACOX, an award-winning writer, photographer, and conservationist, has lived in Alaska for 25 years. He is an expert in the history of the National Parks Service and a former Denali National Park ranger. He has written four books for National Geographic, most recently An American Idea: The Making of the National Parks, and is also the author of Alaska Light, Jimmy Bluefeather, and the memoirs, The Only Kayak: A Journey Into the Heart of Alaska and Denali Heart. His photography has appeared in National Geographic magazine. Heacox has made numerous journeys to Arctic Svalbard and Antarctica, and spends much of his time writing about and photographing life in Earth's polar regions.

Books by Kim Heacox