Mountain City

Mountain City

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Mountain City: a rural mining town in Nevada. 84 miles away from anything, the town's population - once in the thousands -now totals thirty-three. It is a classic tale of fame and fortune, good jobs and promising futures, followed by exploitation of the land and people, and ultimate abandonment by those who promised the elusive pot of gold. Gregory Martin's memoir of the town and its inhabitants introduces the reader to a small slice of contemporary western life and the history of much of the West as a whole.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 230 pages
  • 160.5 x 242.8 x 19.6mm | 458.14g
  • Isis
  • Oxford, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 0753156172
  • 9780753156179

Review quote

..". well written, sweet, yet unsentimental telling the shared history of a community that's vanishing."show more

Rating details

120 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 38% (46)
4 42% (51)
3 16% (19)
2 2% (2)
1 2% (2)
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