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The shooting of Dan McGrew and other poems

by Robert W. Service

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Poetry.,
    • Gold mines and mining -- Poetry.,
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementRobert Service.
      SeriesDover thrift editions
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S45 S54 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739265M
      ISBN 100486275566
      LC Control Number92044604

      The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems Service, Robert W., Book -   Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems by Professor of Russian History Robert Service, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5().

      Mike, I’m so happy to be reminded of this poet Robert Service. My father died in and I miss him so much. One of my earliest memories was the sound of my dad’s voice booming down the hall reciting his poems – Sam McGee, Shooting of Dan McGrew, Men of the Yukon. I still have his book . Such works as "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee" made him famous around the world. After having collected enough poems for a book, Service offered a publisher $ of his own money to publish the work, but the publisher was so sure that the works would be popular (he had already taken offers for sale off the.

      Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the creeks, dog-dirty, and loaded for : Robert William Service. The Shooting of Dan McGrew. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a rag-time tune; Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses. [Also published in Britain under the title Songs of a Sourdough.] by Robert W. Service.


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Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the creeks, dog-dirty, and loaded for bear.

He looked. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The English-born poet lived in Canada mos 4/5. The Shooting Of Dan Mcgrew poem by Robert William Service.

A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloonThe kid that handles the musicbox was hitting a /5. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) Paperback – Unabridged, Octo by Robert Service (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings.

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(8). Dan McGrew, Sam McGee: The poems of Robert Service [Service, Robert W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dan McGrew, Sam McGee: The poems of Robert Service largely gold-rush tales, weaves the spell of the far north with a brilliance untouched by almost any other author.

Most of these works have a simple meter and rhyming 5/5(9). The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons.

Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man.". A fantastic collection of poesy that will be enjoyed by all lovers of poetry, this book shall especially appeal to fans of Service's seminal work.

Robert William Service ( - ) was a prolific British-Canadian writer and poet, most famous for his poems, "The Shooting of. Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou.

When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the creeks, dog-dirty, and loaded for bear. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems by Robert W. Service 96 ratings, average rating, 7 reviews And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou.

When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the. Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (; also published as.

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[Robert W Service] -- Illustrated edition of the best-known poems of the Yukon poet Robert Service. Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems | The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons.

Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man."Brand: Dover Publications.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew. And will stand out to the beliefs of other readers in the written words of a common genius.

Mike. U.S.M.C. on Jan 09 AM x edit. Read more → - He is my inspiration and mentor. I have watched his "adventure" poems from time afar and enjoyed his evey tale. The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of /5(4).

The Shooting of Dan McGrew The bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back in the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o’-love, the lady that’s known as Lou.

Kristin Hannah's The Great Alone, takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew", a poem composed by Robert W. Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew Lyrics. Gunshots break out, McGrew and the stranger kill each other, and “the Lady that’s known as Lou” ends up with the stranger’s “poke of gold”. By Robert W. Service. There are strange things done in the midnight sun. By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales.

That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see. Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge. I cremated Sam McGee. The Bard of the Yukon. This article relates to The Great Alone. The Great Alone takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," a poem composed by Robert W.

Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Favorite Poems, jacket drawing by Eric Watts (Dodd Mead, ) Servicewise and Otherwise: a selection of extracts in prose and verse from the works of Robert W.

Service, which may serve as an introduction to the virile writings of that celebrated author ; collected and arranged by Arthur H. StewartBorn: JanuPreston, Lancashire, England.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages ; 14 x 15 cm: Contents: The shooting of Dan McGrewThe cremation of Sam McGeeMy madonna.- .Includes indexes From Spell of the Yukon and other verses, Spell of the Yukon -- Heart of the sourdough -- Three voices -- Law of the Yukon -- Shooting of Dan McGrew -- Cremation of Sam McGee -- My Madonna -- Unforgotten -- Reckoning -- Men that don't fit in -- Little old log cabin -- March of the dead -- Tramps -- From Ballads of a cheechako, Men of the high north -- Ballad of.