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Title:
O rugged land of gold
Author:
Martin, Martha, 1896-1959.
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Publication Information:
Fairbanks, Alaska : Vanessapress, 1989.
Physical Description:
vii, 226 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Autobiographical.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780940055001
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Share the triumph and fear of a woman -- alone, injured, and pregnant -- stranded on a remote Alaska island in winter. Her husband fails to return from a trip, leaving her to survive a winter and give birth at their cabin, alone. This true story is hard to put down.


Author Notes

Martha Martin is the pen name of Helen Bolyan.  She is the author of another book, Home on the Bear's Domain (1954).