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Author Olson, Tod.

Title How to get rich in the California Gold Rush : an adventurer's guide to the fabulous riches discovered in 1848 ... / Thomas Hartley ; Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred ; afterword by Marc Aronson.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 979.404 OLS    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Children's Non-fiction    j 979.404 OLS    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 979.404 OLS    Available
Description 47 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
Note "Neither the particulars of Mr. Hartley's journey, nor, in fact, the existence of Mr. Hartley himself can be verified by independent means"--Editor's note.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 45).
Summary A personal account of the California Gold Rush from the point-of-view of the fictitious Thomas Hartley.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.
Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Prospecting -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Gold mines and mining.
Prospecting.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
Added Author Allred, Scott, ill.
Aronson, Marc.
ISBN 9781426303159 (trade)
1426303157 (trade)
9781426303166 (library)
1426303165 (library)

 
    
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