One of the premier novelists of the twentieth century, James A. Michener captures a frenzied time when sane men and women risked their very lives in a forbidding Arctic land to win a dazzling and elusive prize: Yukon gold. In 1897, gold fever sweeps the world. The promise of untold riches lures thousands of dreamers from all walks of life on a perilous trek toward fortune, failure or death. "e;Journey "e;is an immersive account of the adventures of four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they haul across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields. Vivid and sweeping, featuring Michener s probing insights into the follies and grandeur of the human spirit, this"e; "e;is the kind of novel only he could write.
Praise for "e;Journey"e;
Stunning . . . Michener at his best. "e;Houston Chronicle"e;
Michener brings sharply into focus the hardships encountered by those who dreamed of striking it rich. Associated Press
Michener has amassed a peerless reputation as the heralded dean of the historical tome. . . . "e;Journey "e;is a book that envelops the reader in an atmosphere of hazardous escapades. "e;Richmond Times-Dispatch"e;
Remarkable . . . superb literature. "e;The Pittsburgh Press"e;
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