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

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

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The bonanza king : John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West
Title
The bonanza king
Title remainder
John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Crouch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10663571
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
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Crouch, Gregory
Dewey number
  • 979.3/02092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mackay, John William
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Silver mines and mining
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Comstock Lode (Nev.)
  • Virginia City (Nev.)
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John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West
Label
The bonanza king : John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West, Gregory Crouch
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 466 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501108198
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MPL copy presented by Calvin Wood.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1039095618
Label
The bonanza king : John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West, Gregory Crouch
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 466 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501108198
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MPL copy presented by Calvin Wood.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1039095618

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