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Gold dust / Donald Dale Jackson.


1st ed.. New York : Knopf : 1980.
ISBN 9780394503202, 0394503201

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Subjects California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
California.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Gold mines and mining.
Voyages to the Pacific coast.
Description x, 361 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-345) and index.
Summary "The saga of the forty-niners--their adventures and ordeals, their courage and greed, their ingenuities, delusions, bonanzas and catastrophies--in California and on the way there"--Jacket subtitle.
Contents The ways West -- The gold country -- A few of the forty-niners -- Sunrise in a bottle -- The gilded summer -- Ho for California! -- Oh! Susanna -- The Argosy -- The easy way -- Reveille on the rivers -- The course of empire -- The unyielding land -- Magic lantern country -- Fire and ice -- Muster of strangers -- Twilight in Eden -- The morning after.
Genre History.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5495380
(OCoLC)ocm05495380
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WorldCat Identities Jackson, Donald Dale, 1935-
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