1925. Rex Beach was well on his way to becoming a lawyer when he was hit by Gold Rush Fever and left for the Klondike to strike it rich. He never found gold, but his travels had sparked his imagination and he began to write. His tales of adventures quickly made him into a popular author. Contents: North of Fifty-Three; The Thaw at Slisco's; Bitter Root Billings, Arbiter; The Shyness of Shorty; The Test; Where Northern Lights Come Down o' Nights; and The Scourge. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.