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The Resource The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury

The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury

Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic
Title
The cruelest miles
Title remainder
the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic
Statement of responsibility
Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the 1925 Nome, Alaska, diphtheria epidemic describes the plight of the patients, with a blizzard imminent and the much-needed serum seven hundred miles away, as teams of sled dogs and their drivers become the only hope for survival
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Salisbury, Gay
Dewey number
614.5/123/097986
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
RA644.D6
LC item number
S25 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Salisbury, Laney
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diphtheria
  • Sled dogs
Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gold, men, and dogs -- Outbreak -- Quarantine -- Gone to the dogs -- Flying machines -- Hunters of the North -- Rule of the 40's -- The real heroes were dogs -- Red tape -- The ice factory -- Up against it good and strong -- Saved
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 303 pages
Isbn
9780393019629
Lccn
2002156444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
(ANFN) IB ML SOR UC
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0004134605
  • 938088
Label
The cruelest miles : the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic, Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gold, men, and dogs -- Outbreak -- Quarantine -- Gone to the dogs -- Flying machines -- Hunters of the North -- Rule of the 40's -- The real heroes were dogs -- Red tape -- The ice factory -- Up against it good and strong -- Saved
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 303 pages
Isbn
9780393019629
Lccn
2002156444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
(ANFN) IB ML SOR UC
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0004134605
  • 938088

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