By Ken Lizzio
Experience the majesty and terror of the Gold Rush firsthand
While the seminal California Gold Rush of 1849 produced quite a few firsthand diaries and debts, Joseph Goldsborough Bruff’s—widely considered as the easiest and such a lot accurate—provides the root of this narrative reimagining of a integral American legend. Ken Lizzio lines the pioneer’s exciting experience from the 1st rumors of gold, via his crossing of the frontier, all of the option to his very good survival and get away to a wealthy existence again east. this is often the 1st ebook to create a story of Bruff’s trip from his meticulously written and preserved diary. And with greater than fifty of Bruff’s unique pencil sketches and work, Forty-Niner provides a brand new, immersive imaginative and prescient of 1 of America’s so much fabled eras.
The American Grit sequence brings you precise stories of patience, survival, and ingenuity from the annals of yank historical past. those books concentrate on the rigors of exceptional people with an emphasis on wealthy fundamental resource fabric and artwork.
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Forty-Niner: The Extraordinary Gold Rush Odyssey of Joseph Goldsborough Bruff (American Grit) by Ken Lizzio