Journey

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Fawcett Crest, 1994 - Fiction - 323 pages
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First time in paperback--Michener's thrilling novel of the Klondike Gold Rush, hot on the heels of the bestselling Mexico. As gold fever sweeps the world in 1897, four English aristocrats and their Irish servant haul their dreams across Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields. With its probing insight into the follies and grandeur of the human spirit, Journey is a vivid, sweeping novel that only Michener could have written.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Cut from the manuscript of Alaska, written in the same flat, fact-filled style, this chapter from the Klondike Gold Rush recounts a disastrous English expedition doggedly intent on reaching the gold ... Read full review

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James A. Michener was one of the world's most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My Home. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety.

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