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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. Journey 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 is the kind of novel only he could write.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii.

Praise for Journey

"Stunning . . . Michener at his best."Houston Chronicle

"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. . . . Journey is a book that envelops the reader in an atmosphere of hazardous escapades."Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Remarkable . . . superb literature."The Pittsburgh Press

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

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  • Release date: March 18, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9780804151542
  • Release date: March 18, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9780804151542
  • File size: 4980 KB
  • Release date: March 18, 2014

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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. Journey 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 is the kind of novel only he could write.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii.

Praise for Journey

"Stunning . . . Michener at his best."Houston Chronicle

"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. . . . Journey is a book that envelops the reader in an atmosphere of hazardous escapades."Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Remarkable . . . superb literature."The Pittsburgh Press

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