You may have noticed that Prescription for Adventure: Bush Pilot Doctor, originally published in 1991, has gone through a few revisions. Even though the book keeps getting better, the various editions have caused some confusion for readers. Let me help by breaking down the differences:

Editions of Alaska Bush Pilot Doctor
Bush Pilot Doctor 2nd Edition

2nd edition Prescription for Adventure: Bush Pilot Doctor

This book was the original text used for the Alaska Unit Study Guide.

Bush Pilot Doctor 3rd Edition

3rd edition Prescription for Adventure: Bush Pilot Doctor

This edition included the following additions and changes:

  • Cover updated
  • Four new chapters
  • Footnotes added
  • Index added
  • Suggested books and websites for additional information included
Alaska Bush Pilot Doctor 4th Edition

4th edition Alaska Bush Pilot Doctor

This edition included the following additions and changes:

  • Title changed
  • Cover updated
  • Size of book changed to match other books in the series
  • Two chapters removed
  • Footnotes changed to endnotes
  • Index updated
  • Suggested books and websites for additional information updated
  • Reader's Guide included in the back of the book
  • Price lowered!
Alaska Bush Pilot Doctor 5th Edition

5th edition Alaska Bush Pilot Doctor

This edition is the same as fourth edition but with various updates.