How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush

An Adventurer's Guide to the Fabulous Riches Discovered in 1848

By Tod Olson; Scott Allred (Illustrator); Marc Aronson (Afterword by)
(National Geographic Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781426303159, 48pp.)

Publication Date: September 9, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush follows the adventures of the charming, witty, fictitious Thomas Hartley as a way of offering a fascinating and fully historical portrait of life in the California gold fields. Archival imagery pairs with delightful and humorous artwork to produce a visual feast for the eyes. The inimitable Mr. Hartley’s guide is a unique snapshot of a key period in the economic development of our country—and a fun romp through time.

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