Crown of Dust

Crown of Dust

Book - 2010/10/19
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Random House, Inc.
In the small settlement of Motherlode, a group of disparate characters have set up a community, held together by the formidable Emaline, hostess of the Wayside Inn. It is there that Alex, on the run from something and disguised as a teenage boy, finds refuge. But once she strikes gold, buried secrets are revealed and danger surrounds her.


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Baker & Taylor
Disguising herself as a boy and hiding in the melee of the gold rush to escape her past, Alex endures alongside hardscrabble prospectors and raises suspicions in formidable proprietor Emaline, who extends protection around the unusual youth until an unexpected gold strike reveals dangerous secrets. 15,000 first printing.

Perseus Publishing
A gender-bending story of friendship, love, and redemption set in the Wild West during the gold rush.


Baker
& Taylor

Disguising herself as a boy and hiding in the melee of the gold rush to escape her past, Alex raises suspicions in proprietor Emaline, who extends protection around the unusual youth until an unexpected gold strike reveals dangerous secrets.

Publisher: New York : Soho Press, 2010/10/19
ISBN: 9781569478615
1569478619
Branch Call Number: FICTION VOLMER
Characteristics: 274 p. ; 24 cm

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Jun 29, 2016

This is an amazing, rich, and adventurous historical fiction novel. Strong female characters and a rip-roaring story. Awesome. You should read it.

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