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The Shooting of Dan McGrew

By: Service, Robert W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Kids Can Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 19190

ISBN: 0921103352

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear. Light damage to dust jacket upper right corner ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Colour Illustrations; 12.0 X 9.0 X 0.4 inches; 32 pages; "The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner. While the action of the poem is intense and demanding, the painterly illustrat... View more info