Last edited by Moogurr
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | History

6 edition of Gold diggers of the Klondike found in the catalog.

Gold diggers of the Klondike

by Bay Ryley

  • 377 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Watson & Dwyer Pub. in [Winnipeg] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dawson (Yukon),
  • Yukon Territory,
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon),
  • Dawson
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitution -- Yukon Territory -- Dawson -- History,
    • Dawson (Yukon) -- History,
    • Yukon Territory -- History,
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-101) and index.

      StatementBay Ryley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ150.D38 R85 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL431433M
      ISBN 101896239293
      LC Control Number98139013
      OCLC/WorldCa38104864

      The information about Gold Diggers shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Get this from a library! Gold diggers: striking it rich in the Klondike. [Charlotte Gray] -- Between and , thousands of people lured by gold braved a grueling journey into the remote wilderness of North America. Within two years, Dawson City, in the Canadian Yukon, grew from a.

      Buy Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike by Gray, Charlotte (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(52).   An adaptation of her bestseller Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike was broadcast as a television miniseries. An adjunct research professor in the department of history at Carleton University, Charlotte Gray is the recipient of the Pierre Berton Award for distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history.

      In Gold Diggers, published in , author Charlotte Gray crafts a fascinating history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Covering the period from June to the Summer of ‘99, Gray charts the trajectory of gold fever in the Yukon Territory from its boom to its bust/5(50). To mine the stories of the last great Gold Rush (–), Gray (Sisters in the Wilderness), who lives in Ottawa, spent three months living in the Canadian Yukon and sifting through the.


Share this book
You might also like
Erie County Chapter, Links

Erie County Chapter, Links

Briefing notes on cultural policy in Australia

Briefing notes on cultural policy in Australia

Japhet in search of a father

Japhet in search of a father

History of Wright County, Minnesota

History of Wright County, Minnesota

What is REDD?

What is REDD?

Cosy co-operation under strain

Cosy co-operation under strain

Switzerland

Switzerland

Did the spirit soar

Did the spirit soar

List of titles

List of titles

Theatre backstage from A-Z.

Theatre backstage from A-Z.

City life in Japan

City life in Japan

Theological education in the United Church of Canada.

Theological education in the United Church of Canada.

Gold diggers of the Klondike by Bay Ryley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book ends with a “whatever happened to” essay on the six main characters and an extensive bibliography of Gray’s sources. As satisfying as this book is, she has inspired me to want to learn more. Anyone interested in the Klondike Gold Rush will love Gold Diggers/5(53).

Gold Diggers covers the gold rush period from tillviewed through the narratives of prospector William Haskell, Though, Jamie Foxx and Kanye West in the Klondike in probably would have been awesome.4/5. Book One of the Klondike Mystery Series by Vicki Delany.

It’s the spring ofand Dawson, Yukon Territory, is the most exciting town in North America. The great Klondike Gold Rush is in full swing and Fiona MacGillivray has crawled over the Chilkoot Pass determined to make her fortune as the owner of the Savoy dance hall/5(53). The book ends with a “whatever happened to” essay on the six main characters and an extensive bibliography of Gray’s sources.

As satisfying as this book is, she has inspired me to want to learn more. Anyone interested in the Klondike Gold Rush will love Gold Gold diggers of the Klondike book. In Gold Diggers, published inauthor Charlotte Gray crafts a fascinating history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Covering the period from June to the Summer of ‘99, Gray charts the trajectory of gold fever in the Yukon Territory from its boom to its bust/5(58).

An adaptation of her bestseller Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike was broadcast as a television miniseries.

An adjunct research professor in the department of history at Carleton University, Charlotte Gray is the recipient of the Pierre Berton Award for distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history/5(3). Gold Diggers of the Klondike explores beyond the myths of the dance-hall girls and prostitutes of the Klondike gold rush, and uncovers the stories of the women who "mined the miners." In chronicling prostitution in Dawson city during the height and the decline of the rush, Ryley reveals that sexuality is an important aspect of the history of the Canadian frontier/5(4).

In Gold Diggers, published inauthor Charlotte Gray crafts a fascinating history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Covering the period from June to the Summer of ‘99, Gray charts the trajectory of gold fever in the Yukon Territory from its boom to its bust/5.

Gold Diggers Striking It Rich in the Klondike (Book): Gray, Charlotte: Between andthousands of people lured by gold braved a grueling journey into the remote wilderness of North America. Within two years, Dawson City, in the Canadian Yukon, grew from a mining camp of four hundred to a raucous town of over thirty thousand people.

The stampede to the Klondike was the last. In Gold Diggers, published inauthor Charlotte Gray crafts a fascinating history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Covering the period from June to the Summer of ‘99, Gray charts the trajectory of gold fever in the Yukon Territory from its boom to its bust/5(50).

See posts, photos and more on Facebook. This is the first book in a series, that introduces us to saloon/dancehall proprietress and single mother, Fiona MacGillivary. What is unusual about Fiona is that she is raising her twelve year old son Angus alone, in wild and wooly Dawson City, in the waning days of the famous Klondike territory gold rush, circa /5.

Find books like Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Klondike from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Gold Diggers: S.

Pierre Bertons book is considered a classic resource on the Klondike gold rush because in the multiple editions he carefully researched issues on events (such as the killing of gangster Soapy Smith in Skagway) to eliminate the half-truths and pure legends/5.

Klondike is a three-part miniseries about the Klondike Gold Rush that was broadcast by the Discovery Channel on January 20–22, Based on Charlotte Gray's novel Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike, it is the Discovery Channel's first scripted miniseries.

Klondike was directed by Simon Cellan Jones and stars Richard Madden as Bill Haskell, a real-life adventurer who traveled to Original network: Discovery Channel.

Gold Diggers tells the story of the Klondike Gold Rush through the lives of six remarkable individuals and was nominated a Best Book of the year in the Globe and Mail. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Responsibility.

Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Klondike, written by Charlotte Gray, and published by Harper-Collins of Toronto, is a breath of fresh air amidst the stale, often cliched writing that has been produced about the Klondike Gold Rush in the popular press in recent : Michael Gates.

Newspapers spread "Klondike fever" around the globe, and the government far away in Ottawa faced a rowdy frontier town desperate for law and Diggers is the remarkable story of the Klondike Gold Rush told through the lives of six very different people: the miner William Haskell; the saintly priest Father Judge; the savvy twenty-four.

Gold Diggers Striking It Rich in the Klondike (Book): Gray, Charlotte: Between andthousands of people lured by gold braved a grueling journey into the remote wilderness of North America.

Within two years, Dawson City, in the Canadian Yukon, grew from a mining camp of four hundred to a raucous town of over thirty thousand people. The stampede to the Klondike was the last great. Gray's very readable book is a well researched and a well written story about the Klondike Gold Rush in She highlights six characters with their stories interwoven throughout the book.

It is a rich and full picture including the hardships and trials of these six characters, including the beloved Jesuit priest William Judge and the.Get this from a library! Gold diggers: striking it rich in the Klondike.

[Charlotte Gray] -- No event in our history is more legendary than the Yukon Gold Rush of On Aug when rich gold deposits were discovered in Bonanza Creek,prospectors set off for the newly created.Get this from a library! Gold diggers: striking it rich in the Klondike. [Charlotte Gray] -- Chronicles the Klondike gold rush by following the adventures of six individuals whose lives were impacted by "Klondike fever," including a miner, a business woman, a British journalist, a member of.