Mountains and Molehills: Or Recollections from a Burnt Journal

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After a tragic fire in San Francisco destroyed many of his possessions, including his journals, Frank Marryat rewrote, from memory, much of what he had documented during his time in California in the middle of the gold craze of 1850. This historical treasure, originally published in 1855, the year that the author died of complications from yellow fever, recreates for readers the frenzy that drew thousands of miners and prospectors to California in their rush to find gold. Empathetic readers will feel the fear of yellow ...

Mountains and Molehills: Or Recollections from a Burnt Journal 2014, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781628737356

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