Books tagged: mining history

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Trails in the Sand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trails in the Sand follows environmental writer Caroline Carlisle as she reports on endangered sea turtles during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. As she delves into the story, she uncovers secrets about the past that threaten to destroy her family unless she can heal the hurts from a lifetime of lies.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mariner, soldier, prospector, sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
Saving Miner's Gulch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Saving Miner's Gulch is a middle-grade boy adventure. A miner forty-niner ghost joins forces with two young brothers searching for gold in an attempt to stop dangerous mobsters from turning a mining town into a giant cow pie.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
Hot Air Promotions-A Miner's Story of Exploration and Stock Investments
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Strike it rich with this miner as he goes from exploring the west for gold or silver and eventually settles in San Francisco where he and his partner work the San Francisco Mining Exchange in early 1900. You win some and you lose some. Or is it true that when you win--you still lose!