Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes bring together the stories of all of the remarkable men and women and all of the violent contrasts that made up one of the most entrhalling chapters in American history. Fisher, a respected scholar and versatile creative writer, devoted three years to the writing of this book.
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