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The Resource The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury

The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury

Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic
Title
The cruelest miles
Title remainder
the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic
Statement of responsibility
Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the 1925 Nome, Alaska, diphtheria epidemic describes the plight of the patients, with a blizzard imminent and the much-needed serum seven hundred miles away, as teams of sled dogs and their drivers become the only hope for survival
Summary
The story of the 1925 Nome, Alaska, diphtheria epidemic describes the plight of the patients, with a blizzard imminent and the much-needed serum seven hundred miles away, as teams of sled dogs and their drivers become the only hope for survival
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165860
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.5/123/097986
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA644.D6
LC item number
S25 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 M-090
  • WC 320
NLM item number
S167c 2003
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True
Target audience
adult
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the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic
Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy042/2002156444.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-302)
Contents
Gold, men, and dogs -- Outbreak -- Quarantine -- Gone to the dogs -- Flying machines -- Hunters of the North -- The "rule of the 40's" -- Along the Yukon River -- Red tape -- The ice factory -- Cold glory -- Saved!
Control code
2281849
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 303 p.
Isbn
9780393325706
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002156444
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51304068
  • (OCoLC)51304068
Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy042/2002156444.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-302)
Contents
Gold, men, and dogs -- Outbreak -- Quarantine -- Gone to the dogs -- Flying machines -- Hunters of the North -- The "rule of the 40's" -- Along the Yukon River -- Red tape -- The ice factory -- Cold glory -- Saved!
Control code
2281849
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 303 p.
Isbn
9780393325706
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002156444
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51304068
  • (OCoLC)51304068

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