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Queen of Heartbreak Trail : The Life and Times of Harriet Smith Pullen, Pioneering Woman (New)
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The Queen of Heartbreak Trail: The Life and Times of Harriet Smith Pullen, Pioneering Woman is the true story of Harriet Smith Pullen, Klondike Gold Rush pioneer who in 1897 landed in Skagway, Alaska, broke and alone. Newly independent and empowered, she became an entrepreneur, single-handedly hauling prospectors’ provisions into the mountains where gold beckoned. As Skagway morphed into a tourist destination after the gold rush ended, she started the Pullen House, an acclaimed hotel, which she managed for fifty years. A famed raconteur, Harriet entertained her guests with fabulous stories about the gold rush and her renowned collection of Alaskan Native artifacts and gold rush relics.