Call of the Klondike

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Call of the Klondike

A True Gold Rush Adventure

By David Meissner; Kim Richardson

Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590788233, 168pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

Description
As thousands head north in search of gold, Marshall Bond and Stanley Pearce join them, booking passage on a steamship bound for the Klondike goldfields. The journey is life threatening, but the two friends make it to Dawson City, in Canada, build a cabin, and meet Jack Londonall the while searching for the ultimate reward: gold A riveting, true, action-packed adventure, with their telegrams, diaries, and letters, as well as newspaper articles and photographs. An author's note, timeline, bibliography, and further resources encourage readers to dig deeper into the Gold Rush era.
Call of the Klondike has been awarded the 2014 Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction.

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