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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JOURNEYUser 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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