A Ticket to Adventure

A Ticket to Adventure

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"[...]night." Florence listened intently. "It's such a low cry," she thought wearily, creeping back among the blankets. "It can't be anything very much. There has been so much crying." Ah yes, there had been children's cries that day; rough, unkind words had been said at times to the children. Little wonder, for they had that day-hundreds of men, women and children-disembarked from a ship that carried them far toward their promised land, the Matamuska Valley in Alaska. They had been dumped quite unceremoniously, a whole shipload of people with cows, horses, dogs, cats, canaries, trucks, tractors, tents, lumber, hardware, groceries, shoes, hammers, saws, and clothespins on the dock at Anchorage. Men dashed about searching for tents and baggage. Women sought out lost or strayed pets. Children had cried and above it all had come the hoarse[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 168g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507543549
  • 9781507543542

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