Author:Brands, H.W.; Mancinelli, Brian [Reader]

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The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream

By: Brands, H.W.; Mancinelli, Brian [Reader]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Audio: 2002-08-20

Seller ID: 026975

ISBN: 0553713574

Condition: Very Good


Abridged on 5 CDs in excellent condition in original case & sleeve, all in near fine. The discovery of gold in California in 1848 sparked a frenzy that shook the world. People swarmed to the gold fields from as far as China and Australia. They came by ship and overland, braving Tierra del Fuego and the pestilence of Panama, lured by the promise of riches. At the heart of "The Age of Gold" is the story of Captain John Fremont, the flamboyant adventurer who "l... View more info