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Roar of the Monitors

Roar of the Monitors


This book takes the reader on an engaging, picture-filled time travel through the towns and mines of California’s Northern Sierra – and the fascinating yet oft-times touching stories of the people who lived, worked, and died there, beginning with the legendary Gold Rush of ‘Forty-Nine. Author Jann Garvis, a fourth generation Californian, has gathered together an amazing assemblage of artifacts, information, photos, and memorabilia into one cohesive story of the people and places of the northern Sierra gold camps. Covers La Porte, Spanish Flat, Port Wine, Wahoo, Howland Flat, Whiskey Diggings, Gibsonville, Onion Valley, and many other towns. A truly massive book that is illustrated with hundreds of historic photos. Hardbound with dustjacket: 740 pages: 9 x 11.25”
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