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GOLD MINING "PICKIN and GRINNIN" By TOM LEFTWICH
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An autobiographical account that deal’s with the fun side of Gold Mining starring the character’s , the wild stories, the drama, the humor, the rewards and the failures. I’ve put... More > it all in song and verse of country music for the enjoyment of all who participate in gold mining or dream of the opportunity to do a little panning somewhere down the road. Come along for the laugh’s! There may not be any gold! Sometimes, if it comes from a gold miner it’s probably all 24 carat anyway !----- Fun, that is!!! Beware of the sworn “On My Mother’s Grave”truth, the half truth and the downright lie because it is all typical of a gold camp! I don’t think some of these Gold Miners had a Mother! If you long to be a Real Gold Miner then read this whole account slow, very carefully, and pay real close attention because: --- There may be a “Little” truth in it!!! How much gold mining equipment can a man have before his wife throws him out? Well, I don’t know for sure; but I’m afraid that I’m getting close to finding out!,< Less
Gold Mining "Pickin and Grinnin" By Tom Leftwich
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An autobiographical account that deal’s with the fun side of Gold Mining starring the character’s , the wild stories, the drama, the humor, the rewards and the failures. As an Entertainer... More > and story teller, All in song and verse of country music for the enjoyment of all who participate in gold mining or dream of the opportunity to do a little panning somewhere down the road. Come along for the laugh’s! There may not be any gold! Sometimes, if it comes from a gold miner it’s probably all 24 carat anyway !----- Fun, that is!!! Beware of the sworn “On My Mother’s Grave”truth, the half truth and the downright lie because it is all typical of a gold camp! I don’t think some of these Gold Miners had a Mother! If you long to be a Gold Miner then read this whole account slow & pay real close attention because: There may be a “Little” truth in it!! How much gold mining equipment can a man have before his wife throws him out? Well, I don’t know for sure; but I’m afraid that I’m getting close to finding out!,< Less
The Coleman Gold Mine a Western Mystery By Burr Cook
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A short fictional western containing romance and adventure. The story is about prospecting and mining for gold in California's Mojave Desert. A family inherits the mine and searches for a... More > mysteriously lost treasure.< Less
Toby's Gold By Dale Parker
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The Legend of Toby's gold is about a modern day mountain man who searches for a long lost gold mine in the mountains of Washington State. The story will tell of the search and the unexpected terror... More > in the quest This book will keep you on the edge of your chair and the ending will have you wondering.< Less
Welsh Gold By N.C. Williams
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Editor: "A delightful and uplifting story of one man's struggle with bankruptcy and his life or death fight for all he holds precious." Gwyn Williams and his family face ruin. After a... More > disaster in his private coal mine claims the life of his brother-in-law, a bank steps in and forecloses on his business, taking the family home as well. Welsh mining was in his blood, but now it appears to have crushed the life out of him. But as the bailiffs seize the family’s possessions, a relative dies, leaving them a life-line in the form of a dilapidated cottage in Wales. But the cottage holds a secret; one that a ruthless local businessman is intent on exploiting, at any cost, and soon the family are embroiled in events that threaten life itself. Reader's Review: "Delightful story..."< Less
Gold Eaters By R. DeShongh Dalrymple
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Haunted by his past, mining engineer Jerry Lane returns to the Antelope Valley to dig for gold where he encounters evil corporate thieves and the ghost of a teenaged schoolteacher murdered seventy... More > years earlier. From the beginning, Lane is suspicious of the job offer from Pan American Gold, a respectable Canadian mining company operating in California’s Mojave Desert. He’s a drunk and a troublemaker—his past, no secret—and he wonders why the firm’s beautiful CEO manipulated him into taking the position. It makes no sense to him, but instead of finding answers he’s confronted with additional puzzles. A young woman appears before him in spirit form asking for his help so she can go home. While struggling to understand what that means, mine security officers vanish and the mine president and his family disappear, along with the company’s accounting books. As chief engineer now responsible for the mine, Lane is pressed to solve these mysteries, and in the process finds the unexpected within himself.< Less
Nevada Gold By Duane L. Petersen
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Early in his life, Josh Bennett is faced with the horror of an abusive stepfather. The relentless beatings prompts his mother to sneak him away one night rather than live with the fear that one day... More > he might be killed. The only real escape from a dangerous situation comes by a gold miner who changes the boy’s last name and takes him west to Nevada and a new life at the Spur Mine. Josh makes new friends in Nevada and his promise to a dying man and his eventual partnership in a gold mine presents the challenges of raising a family and surviving in the mining business. In this story, Duane L. Petersen captures not only the flavor of the old west, but an intimate portrayal of personal relationships and the hard times that build character.< Less
King Solomon's Mine By H. Rider Haggard
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The author ventures to take this opportunity to thank his readers for the kind reception they have accorded to the successive editions of this tale during the last twelve years. He hopes that in its... More > present form it will fall into the hands of an even wider public, and that in years to come it may continue to afford amusement to those who are still young enough at heart to love a story of treasure, war, and wild adventure. Ditchingham, 11 March, 1898.< Less
Return To Lmuma Mine By Al Allaway
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Actually five books in one, Return to Lmuma is a continuation of life and love for three teenage boys introduced in Mystery of the Lmuma Mine. Ron Martin, Wildlife Photographer and Explorer tells... More > his story of adventure, murder, and lost treasure in Mexico, Africa and Arizona. Rex Franklin joins the US Navy as a Frogman and sees plenty of action during the Korean War. Rex is charged with murder, but proves instead to be the scape-goat victim of a large political scam. Tim Caruthers is a top notch fire investigator for the Portland Fire Bureau. Lots of gritty smoke filled action until Tim finally outwits the serial arsonist. Reunion at Lmuma Mine: Some 40 years after the original Lmuma Mine story (also included), the three main charaters (now retired) return to see if they can find the old mine. Some town people are cooperative, but many are not. The mine is located but found occupied by big money criminals< Less
Return To Lmuma Mine By Al Allaway
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Actually five books in one, Return to Lmuma is a continuation of life and love for three teenage boys introduced in Mystery of the Lmuma Mine. Ron Martin, Wildlife Photographer and Explorer tells... More > his story of adventure, murder, and lost treasure in Mexico, Africa and Arizona. Rex Franklin joins the US Navy as a Frogman and sees plenty of action during the Korean War. Rex is charged with murder, but proves instead to be the scape-goat victim of a large political scam. Tim Caruthers is a top notch fire investigator for the Portland Fire Bureau. Lots of gritty smoke filled action until Tim finally outwits the serial arsonist. Reunion at Lmuma Mine: Some 40 years after the original Lmuma Mine story (also included), the three main charaters (now retired) return to see if they can find the old mine. Some town people are cooperative, but many are not. The mine is located but found occupied by big money criminals< Less