Anybody's Gold: The Story of California's Mining Towns
The dramatic story of the Gold Rush years--and especially of the clerks, farmers, bandits, entrepreneurs, cons, dance hall girls, and "good women" who came to find their fortunes. Drawing on personal knowledge of the area, publications of the period, and unpublished personal diaries, the late Jackson compiled a vivid narrative that recreates the excitement of California's most dramatic decade. Photos.
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Review: Anybody's Gold: The Story of California's Mining TownsUser Review - Justin - Goodreads
It's frustrating to read a history book with no maps and no bibliography but the stories are entertaining. I suppose there's good information in it... but I have no sources to check against! Read full review
Review: Anybody's Gold: The Story of California's Mining TownsUser Review - Eric - Goodreads
I have an original hardcover edition (1941) given to me by my grandmother. I spent my teenage years in the California gold country (Colfax), so I am enjoying the history as well as the "modern ... Read full review