A Passion for Gold: An Autobiography

A Passion for Gold: An Autobiography

by Ralph J. Roberts
     
 

Ralph J. Roberts's is not a household name in Nevada, but it should be - it was he who discovered the Carlin Belt gold deposits that created a major mining boom in the state in the last four decades of the twentieth century. But this discovery was only one episode of his remarkably eventful life. A Passion for Gold is Roberts's account of that life, a story as… See more details below

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Ralph J. Roberts's is not a household name in Nevada, but it should be - it was he who discovered the Carlin Belt gold deposits that created a major mining boom in the state in the last four decades of the twentieth century. But this discovery was only one episode of his remarkably eventful life. A Passion for Gold is Roberts's account of that life, a story as colorful and adventurous as that of any fictional hero.

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ISBN-13:
9780874175028
Publisher:
University of Nevada Press
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,465,252
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.83(d)

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