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Alaska Highway Two-Step

Alaska Highway Two-Step

by Woodward, Caroline

"...one of those rare books--a satisfying mystery that has no criminal content whatsoever ... even the most hidebound mystery reader is likely to be delighted by this well-written and intriguing tale."
--The Toronto Star
"...a worthy successor to her short fiction collection .....

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Beyond Mile Zero

Beyond Mile Zero

by Gontard, Lily

In 1942, the west coast of North America was under threat after the attack on Pearl Harbor, prompting the US government to build a military road from Dawson Creek, BC, to Delta Junction, AK. Renowned as a driving challenge and for its remote scenic beauty, the Alaska Highway opened to the public in 1948.
It was the beginning of the golden age of the automobile...

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The Boreal Feast

The Boreal Feast

by Genest, Michele

From the author of The Boreal Gourmet comes another irresistible tribute to foods of the North, and this time she devotes special attention to feasts...

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The Boreal Gourmet

The Boreal Gourmet

by Genest, Michele

"Bring me moose meat! You will not be sorry!" So says Whitehorse author and cook Michele Genest to the hunters in her circle...

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Chilkoot Trail

Chilkoot Trail

by Neufeld, David

No aspect of this harrowing journey was more difficult--or deadly--than the trek over the Chilkoot Trail: a fifty-three kilometre journey over the coastal mountains from the tidewaters of Alaska, through British Columbia to the headwaters of the Yukon River...

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The Cinnamon Mine

The Cinnamon Mine

by Davignon, Ellen

A witty, brightly-written memoir of childhood in the Yukon, The Cinnamon Mine traces the adventures of the Porsild family from Denmark to Greenland, through Arctic Canada, and finally to remote Johnson's Crossing , where they operated one of the first tourist lodges on the Alaska Highway...

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Cold Land, Warm Hearts

Cold Land, Warm Hearts

by Billington, Keith

In 2008 Keith Billington's surprise bestseller, House Calls by Dogsled: Six Years in an Arctic Medical Outpost, vividly described Billington and his wife Muriel's experiences providing medical care to a string of isolated First Nations settlements in the Northwest
Territories during the 1960s...

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From the Klondike to Berlin

From the Klondike to Berlin

by Gates, Michael

"No part of the Empire has given up more completely of her splendid men than Yukon ... Such being the case, the Dominion should not be forgetful of this region--the Empire's farthest North, and take pride in the encouragement of the spirit that dominates the people of the Land of the Midnight Sun...

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Hills of Silver

Hills of Silver

by Aho, Dr. Aaro E.

The Yukon is famous for its Klondike gold rush, but it was the site of another major mineral discovery in 1918 that touched off its own stampede of sourdoughs and eventually produced more paydirt than the Klondike. This was the fabulously rich Keno Hill silver deposit, which made the Yukon one of the world's leading silver producers and backstopped the territorial economy for decades...

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History Hunting in the Yukon

History Hunting in the Yukon

by Gates, Michael

Conspiracies to overthrow the Yukon; terrorism in the Klondike;a bigamist Klondike Casanova; gunfights and how the Mounties got their man; Robert Service's secret love life; the Canadian who fooled Alaskans into making him governor; floods, famine and things found frozen from the past...

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House Calls by Dogsled

House Calls by Dogsled

by Billington, Keith

"People go north for a variety of reasons, some stay for a lifetime, while others can't wait to leave at the end of whatever term they have signed on for. The north tends to be either loved or hated with equal passion...

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I Married the Klondike

I Married the Klondike

by Berton, Laura Beatrice

In 1907, Laura Beatrice Berton, a 29-year-old kindergarten teacher, left her comfortable life in Toronto Ontario to teach in a Yukon mining town. She fell in love with the North--and with a northerner--and made Dawson City her home for the next 25 years. I Married the Klondike is her classic and enduring memoir...

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Klondike Trail

Klondike Trail

by Voss, Jennifer

Follow the path of the stampeders along the legendary gold rush route over the Chilkoot Pass and down the Yukon River to the Klondike goldfields.

Photos, sketches and 52 maps accompany route descriptions and essential information about trip preparation, access and supplies. Safety and comfort for travelers of all ages is emphasized throughout...

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Law of the Yukon

Law of the Yukon

by Dobrowolsky, Helene

In 1886, the discovery of rich goldfields in the Klondike precipitated a flood of gold-crazed men and women rushing north to the Yukon territory. Suddenly, the northern wilderness and its aboriginal population were overwhelmed by the newcomers. The presence of large numbers of American miners challenged Canada's sovereignty. Yet it was
no lawless frontier...

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Remarkable Yukon Women

Remarkable Yukon Women

by Festel, Claire

The Yukon is a mythic place: the land is vast and wild, the climate harsh and uncompromising, the people resourceful and resilient. Say the word "Yukon" and southerners still conjure up images of the rough and ready frontier: whiskered men in plaid shirts or parka-clad women wielding axes in the struggle for survival in a silent, isolated land. The truth is, you can find them here...

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A Rock Fell on the Moon

A Rock Fell on the Moon

by Priest, Alicia

In its heyday in the 1950s and '60s, the remote community of Elsa, 300 miles north of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory, was the epicentre of one of the world's most lucrative silver mining operations--an enterprise that far surpassed the riches produced during the iconic Klondike gold rush...

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Summer of the Horse

Summer of the Horse

by Kane, Donna

What do you do when you decide you no longer want to be responsible for anyone but yourself? When faced with that moment, Donna Kane leaves her twenty-five-year marriage for life with a conservationist and wilderness guide who is so certain of the path he is on that she thinks she’s just along for the ride...

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Urban Coyote A Yukon Anthology

Urban Coyote A Yukon Anthology

by

Sixteen contemporary northern writers explore the unique place known as the North and tell us about their experiences on the boundary between bush and asphalt, trapline and supermarket.

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Urban Coyote New Territory

Urban Coyote New Territory

by

In these poems, essays and short stories, we discover what is common to the North and the people who live there: a deep familiarity with the peculiar and longing for something wild.

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Whitehorse & Area Hikes & Bikes Revised Edition

Whitehorse & Area Hikes & Bikes Revised Edition

by Yukon Conservation Society,

As one of the last great tracts of wilderness in the world, the Yukon is a hiker's paradise. From the capital city of Whitehorse, the boreal forest extends hundreds of kilometres in all directions--interspersed with rocky mountains, alpine meadows, clear lakes and serpentine rivers...

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Similar Titles

  • Beyond Mile Zero
  • The Boreal Feast
  • The Boreal Gourmet
  • Chilkoot Trail
  • The Cinnamon Mine
  • Cold Land, Warm Hearts
  • From the Klondike to Berlin
  • Hills of Silver
  • History Hunting in the Yukon
  • House Calls by Dogsled
  • I Married the Klondike
  • Klondike Trail
  • Law of the Yukon
  • Remarkable Yukon Women
  • A Rock Fell on the Moon
  • Summer of the Horse
  • Urban Coyote A Yukon Anthology
  • Urban Coyote New Territory
  • Whitehorse & Area Hikes & Bikes Revised Edition
  • Alaska Highway Two-Step
 

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