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The bonanza king : John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West / Gregory Crouch.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 979.3 Cro (Text) 32604000205247 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Mackay (Text) 31208912585579 new non-fiction Checked out 08/19/2018
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 979.3 CRO (Text) 70741000151028 Adult Non Fiction Checked out 09/06/2018
Whiting PL - Whiting 979.3 M192 (Text) 51735011889978 Adult department Checked out 08/27/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501108198
  • ISBN: 1501108190
  • Physical Description: ix, 466 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the rags-to-riches frontier story of Irish immigrant John Mackay, describing how in mid-nineteenth-century Nevada he outmaneuvered the pernicious "Bank Ring" monopoly and thousands of rivals to take control of the history-making Comstock Lode.
Subject: Mackay, John William, 1831-1902.
Capitalists and financiers > Nevada > Biography.
Silver mines and mining > Nevada > History.
Gold mines and mining > Nevada > History.
Comstock Lode (Nev.) > History > 19th century.
Virginia City (Nev.) > History > 19th century.
Genre: Biographies.

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