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California Gold Rush: Tales of a Swiss Prospector

California Gold Rush: Tales of a Swiss Prospector

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By J. Christoph Brodbeck. When hundreds of thousands of enterprising gold-seekers from all over the world descended upon California in the mid-1800s, Jacob Christoph Brodbeck - a young, ambitious Swiss on the adventure of his life - was there to witness it. In a unique and never-before published journal, Brodbeck offers a riveting and philosophical account of life in the mines. Translated from German. Member price: $14.40

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