The shooting of Dan McGrew

By Service, Robert & Harrison, Ted

Publishers Summary:
A narrative poem set in the Yukon describing the shoot-out in a saloon between a trapper and the man who stole his girl.

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ISBN
978-0-87923-748-6
Publisher
Boston : D.R. Godine, Publisher, 1988.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 1988

Gr 6-Up Ballads have strong rhythms, and the texts of such epic tales as Dan McGrew (and Harrison's The Cremation of Sam McGee Greenwillow, 1987) are humane in their exposition of our heroic qualities and artful in the choice and composition of language. This poem is an anecdote from the days of the gold camps in Alaska. Service, writing in 1907, played up the melodrama using all of the props of a sort ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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