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Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2000

Nearly a century after its first copyright, John Muir's ``Travels in Alaska'' is still showing up the competition.

Debbie Reifenstein, co-owner of Hearthside Books, and Vita Wilson, a bookstore clerk at Rainy Day Books, both listed Muir's 1915 work as a favorite among tourists.

``That's one of the most popular,'' Wilson said.

James Michener's ``Alaska,'' a work of fiction, is also a big seller for Rainy Day.

Hearthside, on theother hand, does a brisk business in nature guides and photo books.

``Some people are interested in birds, some flowers, some bears, marine mammals. There's a whole variety of things,'' Reifenstein said. She listed ``Glacier Bay, Alaska,'' Mark Kelly's work on Glacier Bay and ``Alaska'' by Art Wolfe as especially popular.

Jim Duncan Jr., retail manager for the Mount Robert's Tramway gift shop, agreed, citing ``Glacier Bay, Alaska'' as his shop's ``hottest seller.''

Then again, he doesn't carry ``Travels in Alaska.''

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