The Cruelest Miles

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The Cruelest Miles

The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

By Gay Salisbury; Laney Salisbury; Laney Salisbury (Joint Author)

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393019629, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2003

Alaska, 1925: the diphtheria serum is 674 miles away. Without it, the people of Nome will not survive. The never-before-told tale of the dogs and men who braved blizzard conditions to save Nome, Alaska from diphtheria. 34 illustrations.