• Sterling Point Books

  • Stampede for Gold: The Story of the Klondike Rush
  • By: Pierre Berton
  • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
  • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-07-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (3 ratings)

Summary

The Klondike gold rush, which occurred between 1896 and 1899, was one of the strangest outbreaks of "gold fever" ever to take place. With news of California's rush still fresh in their minds, thousands of men with get-rich-quick dreams hurried to stake out claims in the Yukon. But they did not count on the murderous weather...or the severe mountain passes that protected the gold. Among those who came with high hopes were author Pierre Berton's parents; here, he presents vividly written, firsthand accounts of the gunfights, con men, avalanches, frostbite, and starvation people endured. It is an amazing and unforgettable true story of superhuman challenges, death-defying adventure, and lifelong friendships.
©2007 Sterling (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By William Schultz on 24-03-18

Poorly written and poorly narrated.

The author overuses superlatives to such an extent that one doubts his credibility. The narrator sounds like guy hosting a reality TV show. This is a great subject that is not given it's due.

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5 out of 5 stars
By LaRinda on 27-09-17

This take your mind back to the Klondike

I enjoyed every minute of this story. Great book to listen to. enjoy the trip

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