The Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

December 19, 2011

Hour 2: From the archives – What was life really like during the 1890s Alaska and Yukon gold rush? We found out last spring with bestselling nonfiction author Howard Blum [1] who tells the intertwining stories of three men and their parallel pursuits of fortune in his book “The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush” (Crown, 2011).

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[1] Howard Blum: http://www.howardblum.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/136438602/KERA_136438602.mp3

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