The Spell of the Yukon and Other Poems by Robert Service

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The "common man's poet" and "Canadian Kipling" recounts tales from the Klondike gold rush in this compilation of 34 of his best verses. Poems include "The Cremation of Sam McGee," "The Call of the Wild," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," and other memorable storytelling verses.
 

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Robert Service is a British historian, academic, and author who has written extensively on the history of Soviet Russia, particularly the era from the October Revolution to Stalin's death. Service is the author of twelve books, including the acclaimed Lenin: A Biography; Stalin: A Biography; and Comrades: A History of World Communism. He is currently a professor of Russian history at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford, and a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.
 
Published October 9, 2012 by Dover Publications. 128 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Westerns, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction
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