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The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring Incidents in the Life of Asbury Harpending By Asbury Harpending
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Asbury Harpending (1839–1923), an adventurer and financier... More > in San Francisco, California, Mexico, and New York City.Harpending was born in Hopkinsville in Christian County in southwestern Kentucky. At the age of fifteen, he was sent to college but within the year he ran away to join the filibuster of General William Walker, to Nicaragua but his party was intercepted by American officials. Escaping the authorities he made his way home. His father decided to give him money and send him to California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asbury_Harpending< Less
Diamonds : The Rush Of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story of the American West. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great diamond rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. --- 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less
Diamonds - The Rush of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less
Diamonds - The Rush of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story of the American West. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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