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Breedlove's Gold By Paul McPhie
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The story of the Klondike gold rush has become an authentic chapter of Alaska, Yukon, and Canadian history. This novel recounts the education in life, friendship, love and death of a young man, first... More > against the evolving backdrop of the American southwest, then the dazzling richness of the Yukon gold fields. The story contains the passion, humour, and heartbreak characterizing the journeys of so many gold digging argonauts in what one commentator has called "the most useless human migration in human history."< Less
The All-True Gold-Seeking Adventures of Hitty O'Donnell By Paul McPhie
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Based in part on real journals, the novel traces an epic overland journey in 1862 by train, steamboat, wagon, river raft, and horseback to the thriving gold fields of Barkerville in British... More > Columbia's Cariboo region. Packed with exciting incident, the tale is told by the wryly reflective Hitty who comes of age amid a memorable gallery of rogues and dreamers and against the magnificent landscape and lurking perils of mid-nineteenth century North America.< Less
The All-True Gold-Seeking Adventures of Hitty O'Donnell By Paul McPhie
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Based in part on real journals, the novel traces an epic overland journey in 1862 by train, steamboat, wagon, river raft, and horseback to the thriving gold fields of Barkerville in British... More > Columbia's Cariboo region. Packed with exciting incident, the tale is told by the wryly reflective Hitty who comes of age amid a memorable gallery of rogues and dreamers and against the magnificent landscape and lurking perils of mid-nineteenth century North America.< Less
Skullduggery on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Readers of James B. Hendryx's previous books will have no difficulty in remembering Halfaday Creek on the Alaskan-Canadian border, or Black John, the one-man... More > police force who metes out justice to a variety of dubious characters. For those who are new to these tales of the Northwest, we need only say that Halfaday Creek is the home of a number of outlaws who find it convenient to have a border to step across when the law appears, and that Black John spends most of his time keeping the "crick" clear of swindlers, gold thieves, unwanted wives, and cardsharps. Black John's many fans will find him as resourceful and unpredictable as ever, and there is no slackening in the pace of life on Halfaday Creek.< Less
Suit Oh Hearts: A Biography of Joe Boyle By Daniel Deleanu
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The biography of one of the most enigmatic figures in Canadian, British, Russian, French, and Romanian history.
Chasing the Green By Annette Hamilton
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Letters, photos, and stories from five generations living in Western Canada, between the turn of the 1800 through to the end of WWI. Following the lives, and adventures of explorers, Chief Factors,... More > Educators, and Politicians. Beginning with surviving the Hudson's Bay Company, driving the British Parliament towards Confederation, the front lines of the Riel Rebellion, championing the railways, to northern Alberta supplying the pilgrimage to the Gold Rush.< Less
Strange Doings on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Cushing’s Fort on Halfaday Creek is conveniently located in Canadian territory close to the border of United States territory, so that men in ill repute with the Mounted Police can elude them... More > easily. There are “outlaws” of Halfaday Creek live, a band of doughty prospectors ruled by their self-appointed czar, Black John Smith, one of many John Smiths that inhabit that notorious lair. In this warmhearted and humorous chronicle of strange doings on Halfday, Corporal Downey of the Mounted and Black John and Old Cush punish some murderers, claim robbers and scoundrels who have made the mistake of assuming that the “outlaws” are not men of honor. Black John needs no introduction to his many admirers; he is one of out most honest and lovable rogues.< Less
White Fang By Jack London
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White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized in the Canadian territory of Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush, at the end of the 19th Century. Jack London brings the dog... More > to life as it fights for existence against cold harsh weather. But the weather is not as cold or as cruel as the men who ill treat it.< Less
White Fang By Jack London
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White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized in the Canadian territory of Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush, at the end of the 19th Century. Jack London brings the dog... More > to life as it fights for existence against cold harsh weather. But the weather is not as cold or as cruel as the men who ill treat it.< Less
Ballads of a Cheechako By Robert W. (Robert William) Service
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11,... More > 1958) was a British-Canadian poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". He is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (1907; also published as The Spell of the Yukon and Verses). His vivid descriptions of the Yukon and its people made it seem that he was a veteran of the Klondike gold rush, instead of the late-arriving bank clerk he actually was. "These humorous tales in verse were considered doggerel by the literary set, yet remain extremely popular to this day. "Service was born in Preston, Lancashire, England, the first of ten children. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_W._Service< Less