Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/64699This is a brief account of the Comstock Silver Lode and mines, and description of the geographic features of the state of Nevada including the railroads. Silver not only defined Nevada, but influenced the opening of the American West as far as San Francisco. Dan De Quille (pseudonym for William Wright) wrote extensively on the history of mining in the area of Nevada, and published the larger work “The Big Bonanza” assisted by Mark Twain, both of whom were part of the Sagebrush School of writers. (Summary by Larry Wilson)
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[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_DeQuille (Dan DeQuille)
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[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 58
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[*]Original publication date (if known): 1889
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/History/Modern (19th C); *Non-fiction/Business & Economics
Keywords that describe the book: mark twain, mining, American West, American history, Nevada, silver, prospecting, silver rush, bonanza, virginia city, gold hill, silver city, donner disaster, sagebrush writers
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