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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.
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 3 hours ago by Skyler Wixom
Filled with heroes both human and canine and page turning action, -- history coming alive again as one reads. Read morePublished 6 days 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 1 month 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 2 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
Great book for dog lovers and history buffs. All the dogs and drivers should be honored. I couldn't put it down.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
The story of the sled dog run to Nome to bring diptheria antitoxin to dying children is epic. Are there people like this anymore?Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Our family lived with a wonderful Siberian Husky for a number of years.
Admire the devotion to men and duty by faithful dogs and the men also. Read more