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A Lady in Boomtown: Miners and Manners on the Nevada Frontier

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LADY IN BOOMTOWN: MINERS AND MANNERS ON THE NEVADA FRONTIER by Mrs. Hugh Brown UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA PRESS Reno and Las Vegas VINTAGE WEST SERIES EDITOR: ROBERT E. BLESSE This book was originally published by American West Publishing Company in 1968, and a paperback edition was published by Ballantine Books in 1972. This volume reproduces the American West edition except that the front matter has been changed to reflect the new publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging- in- Publication Data: Brown, Hugh, Mrs. Lady in Boomtown: miners and manners on the Nevada frontier / by Mrs. Hugh Brown; introduction by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. P. Cm. - ( Vintage West series) Reprint. Originally published: Palo Alto, Calif.: American West Pub. Co., 1968. ISBN 0- 87417- 169- 5 ( pb k.: alk. paper) I. Tonopah ( Nev.) – Social life and customs. 2. Goldfield ( Nev. )- Social life and customs. 3. Gold mines and mining- Nevada- Tonopah- History- 20th century. 4. Gold mines and mining- Nevada- Goldfield- History-- 20th century. 5. Brown family. I. Title. II. Series. F849. T6B7 1991 979.3' 34-- dc20 90- 26195 CIP University of Nevada Press, Reno, Nevada 89557 USA Copyright 0 1968 Marjorie Anne Brown. All rights reserved



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