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The Barrier

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Short excerpt: Many men were in debt to the trader at Flambeau and many counted him as a friend. The latter never reasoned why except that he had done them favors and in the North that counts for much.
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published September 1st 1967 by IndyPublish.com (first published 1908)
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Yet another Rex Beach action/love story set in the wilderness of the Northwest. Kentuckian Lt. Meade Burrell is in charge of the (unwanted) American military presence in the untamed Yukon as the gold rush is in full swing. He finds himself attracted to Necia Gale, daughter of the local trading post owner. However, Necia's father is white while her mother is Native American (and they're not married), thus she's not worthy of Burrell's superior White Man love. Poleon Doret is a French Canadian tra ...more
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a great example of what made a 'strong' woman at the beginning of the last century
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Rex Ellingwood Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan to a prominent family and pursued a career as a lawyer before being drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush. After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing.

His first novel, The Spoilers, was based on a true story of corrupt government officials stealing gold mines from prospectors, which he witnessed while he was p
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