Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight, crisp and clean. Book appears to be un-read. 323 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1994. ISBN: 0449218473. Gold fever swept the world in 1897. The chance for untold riches sent thousands of dreamers fro all walks of life on a perilous trek toward their fortunes, failures, or deaths. Here, we are immersed in the searing adventures of four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they misguidedly haul their dreams across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields.