|Statement||edited by Terrence Cole.|
|Series||The Northern history library|
|Contributions||Cole, Terrence, 1953-|
|LC Classifications||GV199.42.A42 M326 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||85013402|
In the spring of , four Alaskan miners - Tom Lloyd, Peter Anderson, Charley McGonagall, and Bill Taylor - attempted to climb Mount McKinley. This book contains primary accounts describing the. The Sourdough Expedition was a sweet success—sort of. Following his departure from Fairbanks, Alaska, in December , miner Thomas Lloyd had sent only one communication out of the frigid Alaskan interior. The short message, delivered by a fellow miner sometime later, conveyed only that Lloyd had lost some weight and that his expedition was in . From School Library Journal. Like Sloan's debut, Mr. Penumbra's Hour Bookstore, this novel twists new and old worlds together. General Dexterity, a robotics company in San Francisco, burns out its bright young employees on hour shifts and feeds them a gray sludge called Slurry/5(). Sourdough. Robin Sloan, Farrar, Straus and Giroux. pp. ISBN Summary. In his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in Mr. Penumbra’s Hour Bookstore.
The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Sloan, Robin. Sourdough. MCD Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Lois Clary had just moved to San Francisco to begin working at General Dexterity, a programming company that specialized in the development of robot arms. Sourdough by Robin Sloan is a super cute, super-fast read. Stella, a young, highly-motivated computer programmer, easily gets sucked up into the world of Hi-Tech when she is offered a dream job in San Francisco with a robotics company, General Dexterity, leaving Detroit and her programming job at the local Motor Company behind/5(K). Sourdough. This book is about Lois Clary, a talented young programmer from Michigan who follows a job to California, only to be drawn into the weird world of food that waits there. It’s about work and eating, robots and microbes, independence and ambition, and. About the Sourdough Expedition: In November , four gold miners (Tom Lloyd, Peter Anderson, Charley McGonagall, and Bill Taylor) set out to be the first to climb Denali; to win a bet, and to disprove explorer Frederick Cook's claim that he had summited Denali in
He has written many academic articles and monographs, and five books, including The Sourdough Expedition: Stories of the Pioneer Alaskans Who Climbed Mount McKinley in and Fighting for the Forty Ninth Star, a history of Alaska's statehood crusade. He is a frequent guest lecturer to people of all ages, ranging from kindergarten students to participants in the Road Scholar (formerly . History of the Sourdough Expedition Charlie McGonagall and Sourdough Expedition leader Tom Lloyd at foot camp on Mt. McKinley during their ascent of the North Peak. Courtesy Alaska State Library, ASL-P The first people to climb Denali (Mount McKinley) did it to win a bet. Get this from a library! The Sourdough Expedition: the story of the pioneer Alaskans who climbed Mount McKinley in [Terrence Cole;] -- In the spring of , four Alaskan miners - Tom Lloyd, Peter Anderson, Charley McGonagall, and Bill Taylor - attempted to climb Mount McKinley. This book contains primary accounts describing the. By Jon Waterman, Lyons Press, , pages, $ Of all the legends coming down to us from Alaska’s pioneer era, few if any are as beloved and revered as the tale of the “Sourdough.