Books tagged: california gold rush

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Sweet Betsy from Pike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1849. Betsy is 18, a minister's daughter, and pregnant. To escape the shame, she and her lover, Ike, run away from Pike County and join a wagon train headed for the California mining camp of Hangtown. It's a long, tough journey. On the trail and in the rough-and-tumble mining camp Betsy outgrows Ike and becomes a strong, independent woman.
Look Up, Sacramento! A Walking Tour of Sacramento, California
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Sacramento, California is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Kids Guide to American History - Volume 2: Trail of Tears to the California Gold Rush
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
This bundle book is a compilation of four of KidCaps top selling history books; it is the second in a two-part volume. The first volume presents the following subjects in an easy to understand format that kids love: *Trail of Tears *The Pony Express *The Underground Railroad *The California Gold Rush
Mokelumne Gold
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When someone murders Ambrose Brice, Leonida encourages retired ranger Josiah Russell to find the killer. The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's door. "Good story! Mokelumne Gold is a story that needs to be told to show the skullduggery concerning the old land grants, and (Major) did it well." - John Dunklee "A very good and entertaing tale of the old west." - Dallas Review
Wayfaring Strangers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1849 three routes existed to the California gold fields: wagon train; around Cape Horn; and across the Gulf of Mexico, overland through Panama and up the west coast. Three parties take one route each—two men fleeing a murder charge, another man pursuing them, and a Melungian family from East Tennessee. How their lives touch each other is the focus of this gold rush adventure.
Native Gold
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,730. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Mathilda Hardwicke, a rebellious artist rejected by her family and New York society, heads west to Gold Rush California as a mail-order bride. But when fate leaves her at the altar, she's drawn to Sakote--a fierce Konkow warrior whose tribe is threatened by the encroaching white men--in whose arms she discovers a savage new Paradise and a forbidden love more precious than gold.
West of the Big River: The Forty-Niners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The discovery of gold in California launched a stampede of fortune-seekers across the continent in search of wealth. Willing to face any hardship – outlaws, hostile Indians, bad weather, thirst, starvation, and the horrors of disease – they battled fiercely to overcome these challenges and seize their destiny. But sometimes the treasures they found were not the ones they were expecting . . .
Gold Rush Girl Book One of The California Argonauts
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Series: The California Argonauts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold may be at odds about how to make money during the California Gold Rush, but they have one thing in common, and it is the desire to survive and thrive at any cost. In this historical novel, two strangers join forces to fight against thieves, fire, and the elements, but the hardest fight is for the survival of their relationship.