In Skagway

In Skagway $14.99

Karen Ardiff

Published by Nick Hern Books

0 Male 4 Female

Winner of the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild Best New Play Award - Short-listed for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

A compelling and lyrical tale of the desires and loyalties of four women in an American wilderness.

Fame fades

The gold in the hills runs out

For years, Francis Harmon traded off her reputation as a star actress in the prospering American cities

Now she and her companion May have washed up in a cabin on the Alaskan frontier, while May's daughter prospects for gold

The gold rush is almost exhausted

And May makes a desperate gamble to reclaim Francis's fame and their fortune

But when Francis is struck down by illness, they each must choose between facing the threat of their future and the lure of their dreams of the past

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