Two Wheels North

Two Wheels North
Author : Evelyn McDaniel Gibb
Publisher :
Total Pages : 181
Release : 2000
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015049485322
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Two Wheels North Book Description:

In 1909, Vic McDaniel and Ray Francisco, just out of high school, set out from Santa Rosa, California, on second-hand bikes, bound for the great Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle. With excitement in their hearts and a good luck billiken in their bedroll, they pedaled, pushed, and walked a thousand miles north for fifty-four days. Camp was wherever, whenever the sun was gone; food was an occasional meal from a kindly farm wife and what they could fish, hunt, or glean. Evelyn Gibb, daughter of one of the cyclists, has drawn on her father's recollections to tell this incredible story in his voice. Readers of all ages will find themselves pulled into the resolute push to complete the trek. Two Wheels North is an account of a journey that today we can only dream about - one that finds two boys on the road not only to Seattle, but also to manhood.


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