Fairbanks: A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds

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The turbulent history of Fairbanks, Alaska is far less well-known than most urban histories. With this volume, Dermot Cole chronicles the rollicking backstory of a city that owes its beginnings to a cargo boat accident and the Klondike gold rush. Cole engagingly recounts how Fairbanks and its hardy residents survived floods, fires, harsh weather, and economic crises to see the city flourish into the prosperous transportation hub and government seat it is today. Fairbanks is ultimately a fascinating historical saga of one ...

Fairbanks: A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds 2008, University of Alaska Press

ISBN-13: 9781602230309

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Fairbanks: A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds 1999, Epicenter Press (WA)

ISBN-13: 9780945397731

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Fairbanks: A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds 1999, Epicenter Press (WA)

ISBN-13: 9780945397793

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