Many of the women who arrived in the Klondike longed for the thrill of adventure and an end to the tedium of everyday life, while others sought riches. At a time when women were expected to conform to societys strict rules, the rebel women of the Klondike broke them with gusto, turning dreams into realities. They became millionaires, entrepreneurs, prostitutes, widows, wives, rebels and even murderers, scandalizing society in the process. Often on a trail of heartbreak and false hopes, they came to love the vast, untamed land that played a starring role in their own inspiring stories.
Biographies-Memoirs, Specific-Groups, Women,