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Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers

Fifty Of The Grittiest Moments In The History Of Frontier Prospecting, First Edition

Matthew P. Mayo


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Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting, offers 50 tales of hard-bitten sourdoughs, petty bandits, outright outlaws, guilt-free gunmen, and murderous money-grubbers as they scrabbled to gain the lands, foodstuffs, and fortunes of wide-eyed greenhorns, gullible and trusting tenderfoots, and slow-on-the-draw gold panners.

Two Dot Books, 9780762770649, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

About the Author

Matthew P. Mayo is a Spur Award- and Peacemaker Award-nominated writer whose novels include the Westerns Winters' War; Wrong Town; Hot Lead, Cold Heart; and Dead Man's Ranch. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; and Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers (all Globe Pequot Press). He haunts the web at