A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top: Fraud and Deceit in the Golden Age of American Mining

A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top: Fraud and Deceit in the Golden Age of American Mining

By: Dan Plazak (author)Hardback

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Description

Coal, silver, gold. There is something about the allure of hidden treasure that puts a glint in people s eyes. By gathering such familiar stories as that of Nevada s infamous Comstock Lode with a succession of lesser-known scandals, Dan Plazak provides an entertaining and informative volume that delightfully investigates the history of mining frauds in the United States from the Civil War to World War I.

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About Author

Dan Plazak is a graduate of Michigan Tech and the Colorado School of Mining. He is a consulting geologist and engineer.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781607810209
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 374
  • ID: 9781607810209
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1607810204

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