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A Woman Who Went to Alaska

A Woman Who Went to Alaska by May Kellogg Sullivan
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Alaska has only been a state since 1959, and the breathtaking terrain remains mostly unspoiled and natural. In modern times, many of us have had the pleasure of visiting Alaska via a luxurious cruise ship, where we enjoyed gourmet meals, amazing entertainment, and a climate-controlled environment. It's easy to also book a land package that enables you to see more of the country by train.



Imagine what it was like to visit the same wild, untamed countryside in 1899. Instead of boarding a sleek, stylish cruise ship, you travel for weeks on a steamer. You wait 2 weeks for the open, flat cars of the new railroad just to assure yourself it can travel safely through the dangerous mountain pass. No stately cabin or grand hotel awaits you at the end of your journey; you'll spend your time in rough mining camps. Such is the case in May Kellogg Sullivan's spellbinding and vivid account of her Alaskan adventures, which occurred over 18 months during 2 solo trips covering 12,000 miles. This is the perfect travel narrative to enjoy on your Alaskan cruise or in the comfort of your own home. (Introduction by Karen Commins)

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[Illustration: MAY KELLOGG SULLIVAN IN ALASKA DRESS.]

A WOMAN WHO WENT TO ALASKA

By May Kellogg Sullivan

ILLUSTRATED

Boston: James H. Earle & Company 178 Washington Street

Copyright, 1902 By MAY KELLOGG SULLIVAN

All Rights Reserved

CONTENTS.

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I Under Way 9 II Midnight on a Yukon Steamer 19 III Dawson 28 IV The Rush 36 V At The Arctic Circle 48 VI Companions 58 VII Going to Nome 78 VIII Fresh Danger 81 IX Nome 94 X The Four Sisters 109 XI Life in a Mining Camp 131 XII Bar Room Disturbances ... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - June 3, 2015
Subject: Memoir
well read, takes place in Alaska, years after the Klondike gold.


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