Sourdoughs, claim jumpers & dry gulchers

fifty of the grittiest moments in the history of frontier prospecting
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Globe Pequot Press , Guilford, Conn
Gold discoveries, Frontier and pioneer life, Anecdotes, Gold mines and mining, Biography, Hi
StatementMatthew P. Mayo
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LC ClassificationsF591 .M393 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25054669M
ISBN 139780762770649
LC Control Number2011039924

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.5/5(6).

Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers offers fifty 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 : Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting is the Latest in Mayo's "Grittiest Moments" series: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 Author: Matthew P Mayo.

Building Sourdoughs the success of his first two nonfiction books, Matthew Mayo has delivered again with Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting (TwoDot Publishing, $17). This book is bound for similar greatness, giving a glimpse of the harsh realities of a lawless Wild West populated by thousands risking it all to strike it rich.

Award-winning author Matthew P. Mayo continues his popular “Grittiest Moments” series with Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry takes his readers through 50 stories from historical events that cover the wide gamut of the great American gold rushes, beginning with Coronado’s two-year odyssey in search of the fabled Seven Cities of Gold and continuing with the lust for gold.

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[Matthew P Mayo] -- For every forthright Forty-Niner pursuing high fortune and a better life in the streambeds and rocky draws of Sourdoughs West, the history of prospecting the vast frontier offers up hundreds of tales of. Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers offers fifty 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.5/5(5).

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His non-fiction books include Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers; and Haunted Old West.

He has also collaborated with his wife, photographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo, on a series of hardcover coffee table books: Maine Icons, New Hampshire Icons, and Vermont Icons. There is another real good book about the California gold rush but I can't find it now, my copy burned but I think the title was something like: "We'll all go home in the spring." A newer book is " Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers and Dry Gulchers " by Matthew P.

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From Coronado’s Spanish quest in to the gold rush goldfields of California and Alaska, these fifty page turner stories engagingly chron-icle the history of prospecting in west.

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Matthew P. Mayo is an American author of novels and non-fiction books for children and adults, as well as poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews. He writes about the American West as well as New England, and in the Western, humor, crime, and horror genres. Mayo's novel, Stranded: A Story of Frontier Survival (Five Star Publishing, ), was awarded the Western Heritage Wrangler.

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New England native Matthew P. Mayo has long been fascinated with the history of the American West. He expresses that well in his books, from his Spur Award–winning novel Tucker’s Reckoning to his popular nonfiction works, including Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers; and Hornswogglers, Fourflushers & Snake-Oil Salesmen, all published by.

His non-fiction books include Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers; and Haunted Old West.

Visit him at --This text refers to the paperback s: 8. The lives of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary-if misunderstood-thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes, jerks, and evil doers from history all get their due in the short essays featured in these enlightening, informative, books.

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Matthew can frequently be found roving the highways and byways of the West with his wife, photographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo. Matthew is the author of a number of novels and non-fiction books, including Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; and the forthcoming Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers.

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