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By Ken Lizzio

Experience the majesty and terror of the Gold Rush firsthand

While the seminal California Gold Rush of 1849 produced a variety of firsthand diaries and money owed, Joseph Goldsborough Bruff’s—widely considered as the easiest and such a lot accurate—provides the root of this narrative reimagining of a crucial 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 technique to his great survival and break out to a wealthy lifestyles again east. this is often the 1st booklet 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 yankee background. those books specialise in the rigors of outstanding people with an emphasis on wealthy basic resource fabric and artwork.

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