Books tagged: copper mining

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Flowers of Vitriol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 1817 and in Amlwch, copper capital of the world, discontent amongst the poor and the disaffected, is about to explode. Mine Superintendent, Tom Kendrick, brings his bride, the beautiful Cornish girl, Alys, 20 years his junior home to Amlwch. The arrival of the Irish sea captain, and his friendship with Kendrick, sets off an intriguing tale of love, jealousy, treachery and blackmail.
The War of the Copper Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
The Boarding House
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
The lives of eleven-year-old Emmie Hynes and her twelve-year-old brother, Conrad are changed forever when a tragic mining accident kills their beloved Papa. Forced to bid a numb farewell to their home and friends in Butte, Montana, they move with their mama into a dilapidated boarding house in Philipsburg, a small town across the mountains.
Copper Chameleon
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Disguised as a boy, Ann Marie finds that a handsome boss is harder to ignore than the muscle aches from doing backbreaking work in a copper mine.
Braves and Businessmen: A History of Montana, Volume Three
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated third volume of the state’s history. Montana Territory had 20,595 people in 1870 and the vast majority were Indians. Those Indians fought for their lands, and the territory’s focus was on the Indian Wars raging across the state. By 1900 there were 243,329 people in the State of Montana and more would come.