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Striking It Rich: The Story Of The California Gold Rush
In 1849, gold fever struck the nation, and many people left their homes for the gold fields of California. Here's how the miners went West in boats and covered wagons, how they panned for gold, and what they did with the gold. Included are maps, funny stories about miners, and facts about men like Levi Strauss who became rich by "not" mining for gold. Not every miner made ...more
Published August 1st 1996 by Aladdin Paperbacks
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