Berkeley: Heyday Books, 1997. First edition. Softcover. Clean, tight, fat, trade paperback 8vo, 477pp. Light shelf wear and small curl to the bottom front tip. Very Good. Item #17659
From Mary Austin to Miriano Vallejo these are more than 100 diverse, boisterous, thought-provoking stories by 24 different authors of the gold rush on the American River in 1848. They include Austin Baraich, Beckwourth, Borthwick, Cendrars, Dana, Delano, Farnham, Frost, Harte, Miller, Milosz, Muir, Norris, Rosales, Rose, Boyce, Sherman, Shirley, Snyder, Taylor, Thoreau, Twain, and Vallejo. Many different viewpoints, many different time frames.