America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853Book - 2014 | 1st ed.
Describes the adventurous prospectors who traversed the United States in 1848 in response to rumors of gold in the Sacramento Valley, detailing the rough and rowdy cities that popped up, seemingly out of thin air, to accommodate the treasure-seekers.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 979.404 DOLNI
Characteristics: xii, 350 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm