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Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs begins with fifteen-year-old Jason Hawthorn standing on the street in front of Grand Central Depot hawking newspapers. On that morning, July 17, 1897, the headline of the New York Herald was "Gold in Alaska". Hawthorn, like thousands of others, is immediately bitten by "Klondicitis" and the need to make the trek cross country and into the rugged wilds of Canada to reach Dawson City. The trek is a long and dangerous one, particularly when people begin to trek into Alaska and over the border into Canada, where they are faced with intolerable weather conditions, starvation, and mountains that are nearly impossible to pass.
It takes Jason Hawthorn nearly a year to make it from Seattle to Dawson City. Jason faces the loss of his inheritance, which is used to stake his brothers' claim, a trip aboard the Yakima as a stowaway, the meeting with the...
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