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Publisher's Summary

Gold fever swept the world in 1897. The chance for untold riches sent thousands of dreamers on a perilous trek toward their fortunes, failures, or deaths. Follow four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they misguidedly haul their dreams across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields.
©1989 James A. Michener (P)2015 Random House Audio
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Critic Reviews

"The best novel of James Michener's career. " (Milwaukee Journal)
"Stunning...Michener at his best." (Houston Chronicle)
"Michener brings sharply into focus the hardships encountered by those who dreamed of striking it rich." (Associated Press)
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By Amazon Customer on 11-18-17

A Michener short story.

If you enjoyed Michener's Alaska, you'll enjoy Journey as well. If you're wondering whether you'll enjoy Alaska, start with Journey.

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By TexasCatHerder on 02-05-18

Feels like more an outline for a novel

Where does Journey rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Near the bottom. The plot was interesting but it seemed more like an outline for a novel, or even a short story - definitely not the depth that Michener usually puts into his books. My main issue with this audiobook, however, was with the narrator. I felt as if I were listening more to a dictated report than a story.

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