A Daughter of the Snow

A Daughter of the Snow : (Jack London Classics Collection)

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Everybody was in everybody else's way; nor was there one who failed to proclaim it at the top of his lungs. A thousand gold-seekers were clamoring for the immediate landing of their outfits. Each hatchway gaped wide open, and from the lower depths the shrieking donkey-engines were hurrying the misassorted outfits skyward. On either side of the steamer, rows of scows received the flying cargo, and on each of these scows a sweating mob of men charged the descending slings and heaved bales and boxes about in frantic search. Men waved shipping receipts and shouted over the steamer-rails to them. Sometimes two and three identified the same article, and war arose. The "two-circle" and the "circle-and-dot" brands caused endless jangling, while every whipsaw discovered a dozen claimants.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.48mm | 439.98g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1508765227
  • 9781508765226

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