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A Daughter of the Snows (illustrated):by Jack London

A Daughter of the Snows (1902) is Jack London’s first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, “a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie” who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy father’s community by her forthright manner and befriending the town’s prostitute. She is also torn between love for two suitors: Gregory St Vincent, a local man who turns out to be cowardly and treacherous; and Vance Corliss, a Yale-trained mining engineer.

The story about a rebellious girl, who is not afraid to challenge a traditional society, where females are expected to be obedient. Frona Welse, born into a wealthy family and educated at Stanford, is a strong and courageous woman fought by men. After upsetting her community by her forthright manner and befriending the town’s prostitute she will join the Klondike Gold Rush.

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A Daughter of the Snows (illustrated)


  • This Novel is noteworthy for its strong and self-reliant heroine, one of many who would people his fiction. Her name echoes that of his mother, Flora Wellman, though her inspiration has also been said to include London's friend Anna Strunsky.
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