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Brotherhood of the Klondike By Jim Elik
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Three young brothers discover the lost journal of their great-great grandfather. In it they learn of his adventures in the Klondike during the gold rush of 1898, when he was only seventeen years... More > old. Through twists and turns, all of the characters get caught up in mysterious and intriguing circumstances.< Less
Brotherhood of the Klondike By Jim Elik
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Three young brothers discover the lost journal of their great-great grandfather. In it they learn of his adventures in the Klondike during the gold rush of 1898, when he was only seventeen years... More > old. Through twists and turns, all of the characters get caught up in mysterious and intriguing circumstances.< Less
Year of the Gold Rush By Burr Cook
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This Novelette begins on board a steamship headed for Dyea Alaska during the gold rush of 1898/99 when over 50,000 amateur prospectors traveled to the emerging city of Dawson where the Yukon River... More > meets the Klondike. Few got rich and many perished during the great adventure.< Less
Klondike: A Manual for Goldseekers By Charles A. Bramble
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Klondike: A Manual for Goldseekers by Charles A. Bramble first published in 1897. This book includes 12 drawings and 3 maps used as illustrations. Depict the everyday activities of miners en route... More > to and working in the gold fields during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897. The discovery of gold in 1896 triggered the Klondike Gold Rush, which lasted until 1899. In a four-year period, more than 100,000 men and women set out for the gold fields of the Yukon in hopes of striking it rich. This book was meant to serve as a how-to manual for those seeking gold, and it outlined the most popular routes to the gold fields. The prospector is the pioneer in the work of mineral development. He is the pathfinder to hidden wealth. His part is wholly initiative; his role is at an end almost invariably with the establishment of a fixed value on his "find."< Less
Klondike Two Pack: The Call of the Wild and White Fang By Jack London
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'The Call of the Wild' is one of London's most popular novels. The story follows a dog named Buck, a 140lb Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix. Buck is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet and... More > tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. A companion novel to 'The Call of the Wild,' 'White Fang' is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized.< Less
Klondike Two Pack: The Call of the Wild and White Fang By Jack London
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'The Call of the Wild' is one of London's most popular novels. The story follows a dog named Buck, a 140lb Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix. Buck is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet and... More > tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. A companion novel to 'The Call of the Wild,' 'White Fang' is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized.< Less
Klondike Two Pack - The Call of the Wild and White Fang By Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is one of London's most popular novels. The story follows a dog named Buck, a 140lb Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix. Buck is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet and... More > tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. Buck changes hands a number of times before landing in the kindly hands of John Thornton. Thornton takes ownership of Buck from a trio of ignorant stampeders, intent upon making a dangerous river crossing. Buck refuses to cross, despite a vicious beating. Thornton recognizes the dogs intelligence and strength. He steps in to claim the dog and nurses Buck back to health. But Buck is forever changed by the treatment he has received at the hands of other men. A companion novel to The Call of the Wild, White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized. The much loved book is characteristic of London's precise prose style and innovation use of voice and perspective.< Less
Sourdoughs at Seventy Mile: California Native Sons in the Yukon Gold Rush By Chris Goode
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The accounts of California native sons who sought fortunes during the Yukon gold rush of 1898 provide context for the frenzy that overtook Dawson City. The book also reveals the conditions of... More > California’s pioneer families and their sons who decided to leave the comforts of the land of sunshine to risk their lives and fortunes in the Northwest Territory and Alaska. The book contains many first-hand accounts written by men who grew up together in the closely-knit, yet developing communities just south of San Francisco in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The accounts convey the history of the small towns in San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Half Moon Bay as they developed from Mexican ranchos into small communities that embodied the ideals of the western frontier in America. Fraternity, organization, persistence, diligence, individualism, and a penchant for adventure characterize the men and women who settled the West, then sought another frontier along the Yukon River.< Less
Sourdoughs at Seventy Mile: California Native Sons in the Yukon Gold Rush By Chris Goode
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The accounts of California native sons who sought fortunes during the Yukon gold rush of 1898 provide context for the frenzy that overtook Dawson City. The book also reveals the conditions of... More > California’s pioneer families and their sons who decided to leave the comforts of the land of sunshine to risk their lives and fortunes in the Northwest Territory and Alaska. The book contains many first-hand accounts written by men who grew up together in the closely-knit, yet developing communities just south of San Francisco in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The accounts convey the history of the small towns in San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Half Moon Bay as they developed from Mexican ranchos into small communities that embodied the ideals of the western frontier in America. Fraternity, organization, persistence, diligence, individualism, and a penchant for adventure characterize the men and women who settled the West, then sought another frontier along the Yukon River.< Less
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