Robert Service, who is known as the “Bard of the Yukon,” is known for his ability to capture the adventure, desolation, and beauty of the Canadian North, and this authoritative collection highlights his most popular works that came to immortalize the Klondike Gold Rush. This expansive edition of the poetry of Robert Service includes his most beloved works, including The Spell of the Yukon and Ballads of a Cheechako, in one beautiful hardbound collection.
Perfect for fans of Jack London and Rudyard Kipling, Service’s work is readable verse that will appeal to adventurers, nature-lovers, and historians. Filled with colorful characters and tales of hardship and luck, Service perfectly captures the raw spirit of the early 1900s Yukon.
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About Robert Service
Often referred to as the “Bard of the Yukon,” Robert Service was a prolific novelist and poet, publishing numerous poetry collections, two autobiographies, and six novels during his lifetime. Though he was born in England, he is best known for… More about Robert Service
Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Jan 11, 1989| 752 Pages| 5-3/8 x 8| ISBN 9780399150159