I know this is about the woman, however, I did not like the way she put down her husband all the time.
The book provided me with an insight as to the weather conditions in Alaska and what it was like to live there in the late 1800 and early 1900 time period.
Oddly punctuated at points with somewhat irrelevant stories, but the central narrative is interesting and full of period detail.
I really like her plain-spoken writing' she captured what it was like to go through a winter in Alaska during the stampede era. Read morePublished 5 days ago by mspeked
Very interesting. I can relate to a lot of the story as we have been there and can understand some of the hardships of the people of that time.Published 1 month ago by Jim D.
This is a wonderful true story about live in Alaska in the late 1800s. I am sure much - if not all, of it is historically accurate. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mary Jane Swenson
A fascinating non-fiction narrative about May Kellogg Sullivan going to Alaska during the Gold Rush. A chance to see things as they occurred, not colored by the passage of time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by marian in tasmania
Different, indeed. The writing is not about any one "plot' but a day to day life of a woman traveling, mostly alone, to the gold rush camps. I was enthralled. Read morePublished 4 months ago by carole caravaggio
Amazing how the first women pioneers came to Alaska and survived the rigors of true wilderness and the varied weather of the four seasonsPublished 6 months ago by barbara g.