I married the Klondike by Laura Beatrice Thompson Berton

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Berton, Laura Beatrice Thompson.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Yukon Territory.,
  • Women pioneers -- Yukon Territory -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementLaura Beatrice Berton ; with a preface by Robert Service.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF931 B46 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17205765M

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Book Description InLaura Beatrice Berton, a 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.

Klondike is one of those books that is so well constructed and written that you forget you are reading History and instead are absorbed into the story-line as if you were reading As a Canadian living away from home, I never miss an opportunity to read a book by Pierre Berton/5.

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While thousands of people left the Klondike each October on the “last boat out” and Dawson City slowly decayed around her, the author remained true to her northern home.

Humorous, poignant and filled with stories of both drudgery and decadence, I Married the Klondike is an unforgettable book by a brave and intelligent woman. This book is simply about her time living in Dawson City in the Klondike in the years of the Gold Rush and following.

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I Married the Klondike: nLaura Beatrice Berton, a year-old kindergarten teacher, left her comfortable life in Toronto 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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Along the way, she marries and raises two children. Her son, Pierre Berton, grew up to become one of Canada's most prolific non-fiction authors. He writes this about his mother's book: ~~~ "I Married the Klondike has become a minor Canadian classic, read by thousands, first as an intensely human adventure and, second, as a piece of social : Framed.

A lively and colorful account of twenty-five years spent in Dawson gives a picture of the typical aspects of the life of a town. The author came to Dawson as a young teacher fourteen years after the Gold Rush.

The city was already dwindling, but she stayed to marry and bring up her children and enjoy the life of the town, until the Depression demanded exodus.

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