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Jason's Gold Setting & Symbolism

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Dawson City

Dawson City, also known as The Golden City, is located in the upper part of western Canada near the Alaska border. Dawson City is the site of the latest gold rush and was formed by the prospectors that traveled cross country to make their fortunes. In the beginning there was nothing in the region. That all changed after George Washington Carmack staked his first claim.

The legends of Dawson City are true, as are many of the facts included in the book. Hobbs paints Dawson City as a roughly hewn town that is growing faster than it knows how. Merchants arrive as quickly as the prospectors, setting up their shops to sell products and services at exorbitant prices. The prospectors, generally in need, are happy to pay the price. There are fortunes to be made everywhere in the Golden City.

Dawson City is also the place...

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