Slick as a Mitten

Ezra Meeker's Klondike Enterprise

By Dennis M. Larsen
(Washington State University Press, Paperback, 9780874223026, 128pp.)

Publication Date: June 2009

Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.


Ezra Meeker braved the Oregon Trail in 1852 and accumulated a fortune in the Puyallup hop-growing business. Suddenly, at the dawn of the new century, he lost his wealth, and despite his advanced age, ventured to Alaska and the treacherous Klondike. Four years of letters, most from Ezra to his beloved wife Eliza Jane, relay the details of his risky scheme to transport and sell more than 60 tons of groceries to Yukon gold miners.
Indie Bookstore Finder

Indie Bestsellers

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr
Scribner Book Company
Rainbow Rowell
St. Martin's Press
New and Selected Poems
David Lehman
Still Some Cake
James Cummins
Carnegie-Mellon University Press

Make Your Own Wishlist

Update Profile