In to the Yukon: Illustrated by William Seymour Edwards.
These letters were written for the home circle and the few friends who might care to read them. They are the brief narrative of daily... More > journeyings and experiences during a very delightful two months of travel into the far north and along the Pacific slope of our continent. Some of the letters were afterwards published in the daily press. They are now put into this little book and a few of the Kodak snapshots taken are given in half-tone prints.
We were greeted with much friendliness along the way and were the recipients of many courtesies. None showed us greater attention than the able and considerate officials of the Pacific Coast S. S. Co., the Alaska S. S. Co. and the White Pass and Yukon Railway Co., including Mr. Kekewich, managing Director of the London Board, and Mr. Newell, Vice-President of the Company.< Less
In the summer of 1981, 64-year-old Helen Broomell, mother of six and grandmother of ten, set off with an old aluminum canoe that had been shortened by cutting and riveting. She had found a ride on a... More > ride board from her home in Wisconsin to Dawson, British Columbia, and the Yukon River. After three weeks paddling 600 miles by herself, she spent the next four months exploring Alaska by plane, train, Alaska Ferry, hitchhiking, river rafting, and dogsledding.
Two years later, Helen returned and picked up her canoe at the gas station by the pipeline bridge where she had left it, and paddled another 750 miles by herself. When the weather got bad before she reached her destination (about 100 miles from the Bering Sea), she traded her canoe for a boat ride, and again spent several months traveling all over Alaska by any means available.
This book combines her journals from both trips into one volume, and includes unforgettable anecdotes about bears, native villages, making friends, and being self-reliant.< Less
The Bard of the Yukon. Songs of a Sourdough is a new and elaborate edition of the verses written by Robert William Service before 1907 and published as a collection of verses known by the titles... More > Songs of a Sourdough in Toronto and The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses in New York. This book of poems is very popular among the young readers.< Less
The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon by Dexter J. Forrester. - Illustrated Edition.
An adventure in the northern gold country right after the turn of the century. Lots of roughing it and fair play and... More > dastardly doings. A voyage to the Northland on board a fine, staunch steamer. Perils lay ahead of them that they could not doubt...< Less
Jack London has written a vast amount of short stories and novels, many of which reflect his experiences in the beautiful but dangerous Yukon territory. London traveled to the Yukon while in his... More > twenties to seek his fortune in the gold rush, and his adventures inspired his lucrative writing career.
Team Sterling has gathered some of London’s best and most famous Yukon tales in this collection. The Great Yukon showcases London’s creative talent and the excitement and exhilaration of the far north.< Less