Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting (Paperback)

Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting

By Matthew P. Mayo

Two Dot Books, 9780762770649, 299pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

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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.


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 matthewmayo.com.
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