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Author Silverberg, Robert, author.

Title Ghost towns of the American West / Robert Silverberg ; illustrated by Lorence Bjorklund
Edition 1st ed
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [1968]
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Description 1 online resource (319 pages)
Contents Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- One: Golden Ghosts -- Two: The California Gold Rush -- Three: California Mining Camps -- Four: Ghost Towns of California -- Five: The Boom Moves Inland -- Six: Phantom Cities of the Nevada Desert -- Seven: On to the Rockies -- Eight: The Prospectors Head North -- Nine: Montana's Lawless Camps -- Ten: Ghost Towns of the Southwest -- Eleven: The Last Ghost Towns -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary With a historian's attention to fact and a novelist's gift for dramatic storytelling, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg brings these adventures back to life in the rowdy splendor of their heyday in Ghost Towns of the American West
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ghost towns -- West (U.S.)
Mines and mineral resources -- History -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History, Local.
Form Electronic book
Author Bjorklund, Lorence F., illustrator.
ISBN 0821441094