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Thank you for writing such a well researched account of this event and presenting it in such a fascinating fashion.
This book is a must read for dog lovers, everyone living in Alaska, as well as anyone seeking to learn about Alaska's history and have an adventure while doing so.
Gay and Laney Salisbury (cousins), have written a wonderful book that is basically about the 1925 dog-sled serum run that saved the town of Nome from diphtheria.
wonderful book! I read it twice which is unusual for me. My friend borrowed it and also loved it. It's very factual in telling of the diptheria epidemic in Nome, Alaska, and how... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Patricia Harris
Having lived in Alaska and am familiar with the Iditarod . This is a very interesting read. I'm have not finished it but I like the style of writing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rheta M.
This epic tale is one that few know about or seem to care about. Gay and Laney Salisbury capture perfectly the emotion of the epidemic and the pure heroism that the riders and the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Skyler Wixom
Filled with heroes both human and canine and page turning action, -- history coming alive again as one reads. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda Russell
Excellent tale of the diphtheria serum rescue of Nome in 1925 by teams of dog sledders. Has lots more such as the dogs, the natives, the culture of Alaska at the time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bayridge1942
well written account--I was in Nome at the time of the diptheria serum run--Gay and cousin wrote a splendid account and also their dissertation re the eskimo was extremely... Read morePublished 4 months ago by jean wolf
Great book about a fascinating episode in Alaskan and U.S. history.
Diptheria is a heart-rending disease, with victims slowly suffocating under the bacillus toxin. Read more