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Robert W. Service: Best Tales of the Yukon
     

Robert W. Service: Best Tales of the Yukon

by Service R, Tam Mossman (Preface by)
 

In 1904, the Canadian Bank of Commerce transferred teller Robert W. Service to the Yukon Territory. Soon, he was famous as the poet who chronicled the Klondike gold rush and the savage beauty of the frozen north. His tales of hard-bitten propectors and sourdoughs in "The Land God Forgot" make vivid, exciting reading. Here are all the brawling, colorful characters

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In 1904, the Canadian Bank of Commerce transferred teller Robert W. Service to the Yukon Territory. Soon, he was famous as the poet who chronicled the Klondike gold rush and the savage beauty of the frozen north. His tales of hard-bitten propectors and sourdoughs in "The Land God Forgot" make vivid, exciting reading. Here are all the brawling, colorful characters that Service immortalized, including One-Eyed Mike, Dangerous Dan McGrew, Pious Pete, Blasphemous Bill -- and, of course, the lady known as Lou.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762414598
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
01/08/2003
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
884,376
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.34(d)

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