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Treasure in the Gravel: The Story of the Eagle Diamond By John & Mary Vymetal-Taylor
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This is an American success story—a small, local stone that goes on to fame and notoriety. It is a tale of deceit, of clashing interests, opportunity versus right and of greed against all else.... More > It is the tale of the native beauty that is recognized and taken into a warm home by one of the richest men in the nation. And it is the story of what can happen when that same gem falls in with the wrong crowd, and becomes the prey of the criminal underworld. It is millions of years of geological force resulting in a few short years of beauty, drama, and intrigue. It is the best and the worst in our values, our business dealings, our laws, our philanthropy, and ourselves.< 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. 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
Spoons West! Fred Harvey, the Navajo, and the Souvenir Spoons of the Southwest 1890-1941 By Nick T. Spark
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In the 1890's, just as the West was finally settled, a souvenir spoon "craze" swept the American nation. The scenic wonders, industry, and imagery of the West — with its fierce... More > natives, brave cowboys and lucky prospectors — were immortalized in silver. Famed host and entrepreneur Fred Harvey, Navajo silversmiths and even Charles Tiffany & Co. played important roles in the spoon phenomenon. The fad ran its course by WWII but, by then, thousands of intricate designs had been produced. Today, they remain prized by collectors. This delightful book recounts the history of the souvenir spoon craze in the West. It brings together for the very first time both commercially produced and native designs, and features scores of dazzling, full-color photos filled with unique and rare examples from premier collections.< Less
The Innisfree Poetry Journal (Spring, 2011) By Greg McBride (editor)
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GREG McBRIDE (editor), A Closer Look: Rod Jellema and Bruce Bennett, Brent Calderwood, Ann Cale, Sarah Crossland, Philip Dacey, Tiffany Desmangles, Moshe Dor on Rod Jellema, Lucia Galloway, Jane... More > Ellen Glasser, Barbara Goldberg on Charles Simic, Joey Goodall, Heidi Hart, Richard Harteis, R.J. Hooker, Thomas G. Irwin, Catherine Jagoe, LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, Jean L. Kreiling, Mercedes Lawry, Lyn Lifshin, Greg McBride on David Salner, Miles David Moore, Sherry O'Keefe, Jane Olmsted, Marie Pavlicek-Wehrli, Simon Perchik, Kathleen Radigan, Oliver Rice, David Salner, Lynda Self, Peter Serchuk, Janice D. Soderling, Ellen Steinbaum, Tim Suermondt, Kim Cope Tait, Brigit Truex, Michael J. Whelan, Leonore Wilson< Less