Comstock Lode

Comstock Lode

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It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures--they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town. But some sought more than wealth. Val Trevallion, a loner haunted by a violent past. Grita Redaway, a radiantly beautiful actress driven by an unfulfilled need. Two fiercely independent spirits, together they rose above the challenges of the Comstock to stake a bold claim on the future.
Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2012.
ISBN: 9780307969354
0307969355
Characteristics: 1 sound file (15 hr., 18 min., 6 sec.) : digital
Additional Contributors: Singer, Erik
Summary: It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures--they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town. But some sought more than wealth. Val Trevallion, a loner haunted by a violent past. Grita Redaway, a radiantly beautiful actress driven by an unfulfilled need. Two fiercely independent spirits, together they rose above the challenges of the Comstock to stake a bold claim on the future.

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Jan 19, 2014

This is a first class exciting novel full of historical information. The characters are well developed as is the story-line. L'Amour's writing ability is so strong that he can carry a story without resorting to vulgar language or behavior, which only degrades both the reader and the story.

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