Alaskan Holiday Summary
Debbie Macomber

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Alaskan Holiday Overview

In the novel, Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber, Josie Avery was thrilled when Palmer Saxon proposed to her. Nevertheless, she felt she had to turn him down so that she could follow her dreams. Josie loved Palmer but was excited about the opportunity waiting for her in Seattle. She had been chosen as sous-chef for the world-renowned Douglas Anton. Josie feared she would stagnate in the remote town of Ponder, Alaska, where Palmer lived. In reality, Josie’s new job turned out to be a disappointment . Anton left her in charge of the kitchen, but he would not allow any creativity. Josie also realized she was miserable without Palmer. Her feelings made her give Ponder and Palmer a second chance. Themes in the novel include the sacrifices made for love, life in Alaska, and the intervention of fate.

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