Gold! Gold from the American River!
By Don Brown
(Flash Point, Hardcover, 9781596432239, 64pp.)
Publication Date: February 15, 2011
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When James Marshall found a small, soft shiny stone in a California stream, he knew it could only be one thing: Gold His cry of discovery would be heard around the world. In the third installment of Don Brown's Actual Times series, Gold Gold from the American River is the story of the California gold rush--the uncharted journey across hostile land, the laborious process of panning for gold, the success of savvy entrepreneurs, and the fortunes of the marginalized, from slaves and American Indians to women and foreigners.