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The Saga Of The Comstock Lode

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The wild adventure of thousands of reckless Californians who rushed to Sun Mountain, Nevada, to stake their claims in the richest vein of silver in the West.
Mass Market Paperback, 371 pages
Published January 1973 by Ballantine Books (first published 1934)
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Oct 28, 2012 Gregory rated it it was ok
Hard to believe that this book was published by Charles Scribner and Sons in 1937... when they were publishing Ernest Hemingway, among others. Lyman never met an exclamation point he didn't love. And use.
Jun 01, 2008 Keith rated it really liked it
The history of 1860-65 Nevada hasn't changed much since this book was written, but the way of telling has. I love the way that this reads as an adventure novel - and that its substance holds true in the more modern histories.
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