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Author Verne, Jules, 1828-1905

Title The golden volcano = Le volcan d'or : the first English translation of Verne's original manuscript / Jules Verne ; translated and edited by Edward Baxter ; preface to the French edition by Olivier Dumas
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 340 pages)
Series Bison frontiers of imagination
Bison frontiers of imagination.
Summary "Like many of the works left unpublished when Jules Verne died, The Golden Volcano was altered and edited by his son, Michel. This first translation from the original manuscript allows readers of English to rediscover the pleasures of Verne's storytelling in its original form - and to enjoy a virtually unknown gem of action, adventure, and style from a master of French literature." "The tale thrusts two Canadian cousins - unexpectedly bequeathed a mining claim in the Klondike - into the middle of the gold rush, where they encounter disease, disaster, extremes of weather, and human nature twisted by a passion for gold. A deathbed confidence sends the two searching for a fabulous gold-filled volcano on the shore of the Arctic Ocean. But nature, both human and physical, hasn't finished with them, and their story plays out with the nail-biting adventure of an action thriller and the moral and emotional force of high drama."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-340)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Translated from the French
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Subject Cousins -- Fiction
Co-heirs -- Fiction
Mining claims -- Fiction
Gold mines and mining
Mining claims
SUBJECT Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries -- Fiction
Canada -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Subject Canada
Yukon -- Klondike River Valley
Genre/Form Adventure stories
Action and adventure fiction
Adventure fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Baxter, Edward.
ISBN 9780803216242
Other Titles Volcan d'or. English
Volcan d'or