Among those who came with high hopes were author Pierre Berton's parents; here, he presents vividly written, firsthand accounts of the gunfights, con men, avalanches, frostbite, and starvation people endured. It is an amazing and unforgettable true story of superhuman challenges, death-defying adventure, and lifelong friendships.
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powerful, funny, engaging
the stories that described the discovery of the gold, and the ones describing the end of the dream for so many.
His voice has a great gravity to it, as well as humor
I found out about Berton thru his illustrated book on the Klondike, full of amazing pictures. an incredible collection. His narrative is just as evocative.
It is a lively text by the authority on the Klondike combined with a wonderful narrative voice that makes the text even more exciting.
He did brilliantly -- better than a movie.
No, I listen during my evening one-hour walks.
A superb experience.
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