Klondike Stampede : The Great Klondike Gold Rush
When word of the great Klondike gold discovery reached the world in the summer of 1897, hundreds of thousands of people began the trek to Canada's Yukon. Crammed with fascinating characters, here are stories of greed, courage and foolhardiness.
Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years. He spent four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the ...more