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Yukon Memories By George Millen
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A photographic album showing scenes of the Dawson City, and general area, photos are of Dredges, Old Aircraft, Sternwheelers, Ferries, Shoran, Old buildings, Gold mining, Old Lodges, etc.
BROTHERS IN THE YUKON 3rd edition By John REISENAUER, JR
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BROTHERS IN THE YUKON, large print and easy to read in full color, is the most complete and comprehensive family autobiography today of the Jacquot and Dickson brothers who settled and tamed the... More > Yukon’s Kluane Lake area wilderness. John Reisenauer, Jr. was immediately caught up in the history of Kluane Lake, his favorite Yukon place, the first time he saw the spectacular blue gem in 1989! How did the large island in the lake get a name like Jacquot he wondered? Learning about the Jacquot brothers lead him to the Dicksons and preparing this manuscript! The Jacquot/Dickson joint venture began with writing the history book of the Kluane Lake area almost immediately after their meeting in 1898, establishing Burwash Landing and the marriage of Eugene Jacquot to Ruth Dickson in 1921. Many of their descendants remain in the Yukon and Alaska today.< Less
Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold By Simon Jericho
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Spending the summer in Alaska studying humpback whales Kitty Hawk finds herself caught up in an unforgettable adventure involving stolen gold, devious criminals, ghostly shipwrecks, and bone-chilling... More > curses. Set among the landscapes of the Klondike Gold Rush this riveting tale brings to glorious life the landscape and history of Alaska and Canada's Yukon. This book is the thrilling first installment in a new series of adventure mystery books featuring Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenaged seaplane pilot who is a cross between Amelia Earhart, Nancy Drew and Pippi Longstocking, with boundless curiosity and courage, and a knack for getting into all kinds of precarious situations. This book is perfect to fire the imagination of readers of all ages - armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike - and inspire them to live an adventure and experience for themselves the places described in this book and all the books that follow as Kitty prepares for her next adventure –flying around the world!< 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
Heartbreak at Dawson City: Historial Novel Based on the Life of Nelson A. Soggs By Betty Matteson Rhodes, Chuck L. Rhodes
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A story based on the life of Nelson A. Soggs. He goes from Columbus, PA to a far away land called the Klondike. He left a legacy that has enticed the writer to do years of in-depth research to bring... More > his story to life. In one aspect he was a very successful jeweler, but personally he saw heartbreak after heartbreak. He made his way to the Yukon during the gold rush of 1897, spent a few ungodly winters there, trudged through knee-high mud of the streets and built a jewelry store and house made of logs at Dawson City. He tragically lost his wife the first winter after her arrival, after traveling so far to be with her husband. He was one of many unknown and unsung people who helped to put a face on what made America great. Nelson, as well as his inventor father, Henry Soggs, will finally receive recognition for their enduring marks on the pages of history.< Less
Heartbreak at Dawson City: Historial Novel Based on the Life of Nelson A. Soggs By Betty Rhodes
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A story based on the life of Nelson A. Soggs. He goes from Columbus, PA to a far away land called the Klondike. He left a legacy that has enticed the writer to do years of in-depth research to bring... More > his story to life. In one aspect he was a very successful jeweler, but personally he saw heartbreak after heartbreak. He made his way to the Yukon during the gold rush of 1897, spent a few ungodly winters there, trudged through knee-high mud of the streets and built a jewelry store and house made of logs at Dawson City. He tragically lost his wife the first winter after her arrival, after traveling so far to be with her husband. He was one of many unknown and unsung people who helped to put a face on what made America great. Nelson, as well as his inventor father, Henry Soggs, will finally receive recognition for their enduring marks on the pages of history.< 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
Kluane Lake By JOHN REISENAUER, JR
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A beautiful pictorial of the Yukon's largest lake awaits you. Five years of capturing the moods of Kluane Lake by one of her admirers. A spectacular place of peace and solitude await the visitor to... More > Kluane Lake! A winter kaleidoscope of themes will be available later. This edition includes 16 spectacular color photos, many 8"x10", of the authors favorite Yukon place. The author has spent a considerable amount of time here capturing the blue gem at her best! Another book about this part of the Yukon, BROTHERS IN THE YUKON, will be available soon which describes the history associated with the area. A winter kaleidoscope of themes will be available later.< Less
A Treasure For Sara By Allison Knight
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Set in the Yukon before gold is discovered in the territory, a strong willed woman is pitted against a quiet, reserved giant of a man. Sara McGuiness, an efficient, loquacious spinster flees her... More > aunt’s Philadelphia home where she is little more than a servant, accepting her prospector father’s invitation to come to the Yukon Territory and accept the treasure he’s found for her. However, unknown to Sara, her father is in the cabin of a reticent, but tormented mountain man called Bear, who wants solitude as he serves a self-imposed sentence for causing the deaths of his wife and child. When Bear brings Sara to his cabin, passion explodes between them. They are forced to winter together fighting their desires and the dangerous elements of the Northwest. As they survive the perils of the wilderness, they discover an enduring love for each other and Sara’s treasure.< Less