This reprint of the 1898 edition of William Haskell's autobiographical book depicts the author's trek to the gold fields of Alaska in the spring of 1896, and his adventures during and after the rush of 1897-98. Haskell offers insights into the aurora, the White Horse Rapids, the lure of the dance hall, and the quality of Alaskan bread. This fifth volume in the University of Alaska Press Classic Reprint Series reproduces 25 b&w photographs that appeared in the original work. Paper edition (unseen), $18.98. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.