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Fountain, Daniel.

Contents: Early gold and silver discoveries -- The 1860s silver lead rush -- The Ontonagon County silver rush -- The Ropes gold mine -- The Michigan gold mine -- Michigan Range prospects -- Ropes Range prospects -- The Dead River Gold Range -- Other Marquette County prospects -- Baraga, Iron and Dickinson County prospects -- Gogebic Range gold and silver mines -- Placer mining -- Fables and frauds --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.342 FOU

Summary: As they work the silver mines of Montana, the ambitious Connolly brothers dream of riches and adventure. Seduced by rumors of a greater prize to the north, they embark on a dangerous journey to the heart of the Yukon in this epic tale of greed, love, betrayal, and gold. As they become increasingly corrupted by the lust for power and wealth, the Connollys must stick together if they are to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOM

Wallace, Rich.

Summary: When young Archer and his partner, Bull, find a silver vein in the Arizona desert, they think they will be rich, but Cactus Flats is a town with many dangers and men waiting to double-cross them, and the reader must choose between three possible endings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC UP

Alfieri, Annamaria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALF

Summary: The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino as they work in the sixteenth century Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosí). Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they live or die there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run/Icarus Films [distributor] 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEV

Canty, Kevin

Summary: A tale inspired by events in an isolated Idaho mining town in the 1970s traces the experiences of a handful of survivors after a disastrous fire and how they struggle to endure wrenching losses while rebuilding and pursuing dreams made harder by the tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Olsen, Gregg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 OLS

Parker, Ann

Summary: "Autumn, 1880, in the Rocky Mountains brings frost, snow, and the return of Inez Stannert to Leadville, Colorado, where she is one of three partners in the Silver Queen Saloon. Her undisputed reign is going to be challenged by her roving husband, Mark, who returns with her. The third owner, African-American Abe Jackson, is defiitely worried about harnessing this volatile pair to the business,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Pearce, Kate

Summary: On the legendary ranch she can now call home, one woman searches for her place in her birth family-and finds so much more ... Now that she's completed her engineering degree, Rachel Ford Morgan is trying to find her footing around her birth father and her four brothers. She gets a chance to prove herself when she discovers worrisome fault lines around an abandoned silver mine. But they're...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PEA

Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

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