The best of Robert Service.

by Robert W. Service

Publisher: Running Press in Philadelphia, Pa

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S45 A6 1990
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Pagination199 p. :
Number of Pages199
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Open LibraryOL2218073M
ISBN 100894718134
LC Control Number89043594
OCLC/WorldCa22252642

Read all poems of Robert William Service and infos about Robert William Service. a poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". 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 The Spell of the Yukon and.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Robert Service books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Very Best of Robert Service. Robert W Service. 01 Jan Paperback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. Best of Robert Service.   Buy The Best of Robert Service: Poems by Service, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).   Robert William Service (), the son of a Scottish banker father and English mother, moved to Canada in at the age of twenty-two. After a failed attempt at farming and several years of drifting, he got a job with the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in , and was later transferred to Dawson/5(5).

Buy The Best of Robert Service New Ed by Service, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). Robert Service. Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and of St Antony's College, Oxford. He has written several books, including the highly acclaimed Lenin: A Biography, Russia: Experiment with a People, Stalin: A Biography and Comrades: A History of World Communism, as well as many other books on Russia's past and present. 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. Born in Lancashire, England to a bank cashier and an heiress, poet Robert William Service moved to Scotland at the age of five, living with his grandfather and three aunts until his parents moved to Glasgow four years later and the family reunited. He wrote his first poem on his sixth birthday, and was educated at some of the best schools in Scotland, where his interest in poetry grew.

Remembering my Dad's recitation of gory Service poems on camping trips when I was a kid, I told him I had just the thing! I am not sure the literature teacher appreciates my contribution, as he is the person who called this book hackneyed verse, but my son LOVES the book and Robert Service's verse. Service is a renowned poet, after all/5(50). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Robert W Service books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

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Often referred to as the "Bard of the Yukon," Robert Service was a prolific novelist and poet, publishing numerous poetry collections, two autobiographies, and six novels during his lifetime. Though he was born in England, he is best known for his writings set in Northwest Canada featuring the Klondike Gold Rush/5(56).

The one that I read has 6 of Robert Service's poems that are sure to be "the best of"s. They are excellent poems that put a picture in your head and a smile on your face. I learned about Robert Service while I was in Alaska and was not disappointed by his work/5.

I learned about Robert Service on the first page of the first chapter of Louis L'Amour's wonderful memoir, Education of a Wandering Man. L'Amour sprinkled all sorts of references in his book for the curious, and upon my second reading this one got the best of me, so I got this book - I'm so glad I did/5(56).

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Robert Service being an avid outdoorsman wrote a majority of his poems are either about or set in the outdoors. A few of my favourite poems include; " The Creamation of Sam Magee" " The Shooting of Dan Mcgrew" and "Grin"/5. From the Cremation of Sam McGee to The Ordinary Man - you'll find all your Service favourites.

Synonymous with adventure and the rugged beauty of the Canadian North, Robert Service remains one of Canada's best known and most loved poets.

As the poet of the Yukon Gold Rush and the Trail of '98, Service became a legend in his own right and millions of readers around the world have identified him /5(5).

Robert Service was the common man's poet. Even if you don't normally read poetry, you will find some that are enjoyable. The best of Robert Service. book He is best known for his poems about the Yukon such as "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" ("A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malemute saloon "), but the collection contains much more.5/5(4).

Often referred to as the "Bard of the Yukon," Robert Service was a prolific novelist and poet, publishing numerous poetry collections, two autobiographies, and six novels during his lifetime. Though he was born in England, he is best known for his writings set in Northwest Canada featuring the Klondike Gold Rush/5(5).

The best of Robert Service Robert William Service A deluxe edition of the works of Service, with stunning period photographs of the Yukon territory he immortalized through his incomparable verses.

From the Cremation of Sam McGee to The Ordinary Man - you'll find all your Service favourites. Synonymous with adventure and the rugged beauty of the Canadian North, Robert Service remains one of Canada's best known and most loved poets.

As the poet of the Yukon Gold Rush and the Trail of '98, Service became a legend in his own right and millions of. The Very Best of Robert Service Paperback – January 1, by Robert W Service (Author), Jon Van Zyle (Illustrator)/5(6). Often referred to as the "Bard of the Yukon," Robert Service was a prolific novelist and poet, publishing numerous poetry collections, two autobiographies, and six novels during his lifetime.

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This book collects Robert Service's best poetry. Known as "the Bard of the Yukon," Service published his first collection Songs of a Sourdough in to. The Best of Robert Service. Robert W. Service. $ - $ The Cremation of Sam McGee. Robert W. Service. $ - $ Best Tales of the Yukon: Including the Classic "Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "the Cremation of Sam McGee".

Robert W. Service. $ - $ Review: The Best of Robert Service User Review - Kc Schott - Goodreads. I have read this so many times over my lifetime, Service uses words like a filmstrip, stitching together each word that leaves an indelible visual memory in the reader's mind/5(5).

Although “The Best of Robert Service” includes works from several of his books I want to concentrate on the ones that were taken from his first book “Songs of a Sourdough”, this is for two reasons, firstly I bought the book in Whitehorse before setting off to kayak down the Yukon river in following the trail of the gold prospectors.

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Details By: Service, Robert, van Nimwegen, MarikenISBN: Binding: Trade Paper Size: " X "Pages: Photos: 3Illustrations: 41Publication Date: Description PR Highlights: A compilation of poetry by Robert ServicePHOTO Highlights: 3 photos, 51 b/w drawings throughout.

Table of Contents Sample ChapterThis new and revised edition of poems about the men and women of the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Poems. Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: by Robert Service ; illustrations. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A collection of more than poems selected from five earlier volumes of separately published work, including such famous ballads as THE SHOOTING OF DAN MCGREW and THE CREMATION OF SAM MCGEE.

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The Very Best of Robert Service: Service, Robert W, Van Zyle, Jon: Books - (12). Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Service, Robert W.

(Robert William), Best of Robert Service. New York, Dodd, Mead [©]. Over poems portray the trials and tribulations of Gold Rush pioneers, as well as Service's days in France and his experiences serving in World War I in the American Ambulance Corps.

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I learned about Robert Service on the first page of the first chapter of Louis L'Amour's wonderful memoir, Education of a Wandering Man. L'Amour sprinkled all sorts of references in his book for the curious, and upon my second reading this one got the best of me, so I got this book - /5(54).The best books on Totalitarian Russia recommended by Robert Service.

Robert Service, Professor of Russian Studies at Oxford, when forced to choose between Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin, says Stalin was definitely the worst of the takes a look at the dynamics of totalitarian Russia, gleaning insights from Thucydides to Orwell.