Comstock Lode

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Comstock Lode

By Louis L'Amour; Erik Singer (Read by)

Random House Audio Publishing Group, Compact Disc, 9780307969323

Publication Date: May 29, 2012

Description
It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town. But some sought more than wealth. Val Trevallion, a loner haunted by a violent past. Grita Redaway, a radiantly beautiful actress driven by an unfulfilled need. Two fiercely independent spirits, together they rose above the challenges of the Comstock to stake a bold claim on the future.


About the Author
Louis L'Amour (1908-1988) was an American author whose Western stories are loved the world over. Born in Jamestown, North Dakota, he was the most decorated author in the history of American letters. In 1982 he was the first American author ever to be awarded a Special National Gold Medal by the United States Congress for lifetime literary achievement, and in 1984 President Reagan awarded him the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the nation. He was also a recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award.

Erik Singer's theatrical credits include the title role in "The Hostage, A Life in the Theatre, Greetings, Stones in His Pockets", national tours of "Othello" and "The Taming of the Shrew, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde", and "The Tempest". TV credits include "All My Children" and "As the World Turns", and the A&E "Biography" as Vincent Van Gogh. Other audiobooks include "The Dogs of Babel", and "The Five People You Meet In Heaven".