The Rush

The Rush

America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853

Book - 2014
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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, NY : Little, Brown, and Company, 2014
New York, NY : Little, Brown, and Company, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316175685
Branch Call Number: 979.4 DOL 2014
Characteristics: xii, 350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm


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