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The bonanza king : John Mackay and the battle over the greatest riches in the American West

by Crouch, Gregory, 1966- (Author)

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Traces the rags-to-riches frontier story of Irish immigrant John Mackay, describing how in mid-nineteenth-century Nevada he outmaneuvered the pernicious "Bank Ring" monopoly and thousands of rivals to take control of the history-making Comstock Lode. Full description

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