Penelope S. Easton
As a child of the Great Depression, the author learned to "make do" with what she had and developed a spirit of adventure that was essential in preparing her for work in Territorial Alaska. The epilogue of the book describes her returns to Alaska as a member of research teams from 1996 through 2005. She now resides in Durham, North Carolina. At the age of ninety-one, Learning to Like Muktuk is her first book.