Searching for Fannie Quigley: A Wilderness Life in the Shadow of Mount McKinley

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At the age of 27, Fannie Sedlacek left her Bohemian homestead in Nebraska to join the gold rush to the Klondike. From the Klondike to the Tanana, Fannie continued north, finally settling in Katishna near Mount McKinley. This woman, later known as Fannie Quigley, became a prospector who staked her own claims and a cook who ran a roadhouse. She hunted and trapped and thrived for nearly forty years in an environment that others found unbearable. Her wilderness lifestyle inspired many of those who met her to record their ...

Searching for Fannie Quigley: A Wilderness Life in the Shadow of Mount McKinley 2007, Swallow Press

ISBN-13: 9780804010979

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Searching for Fannie Quigley: A Wilderness Life in the Shadow of Mount McKinley 2007, Swallow Press

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