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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)Paperback

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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.

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

  • ISBN13: 9781607810209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781607810209
  • ISBN10: 1607810204

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