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The richest hill on earth

by Richard S. Wheeler

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Published by Forge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Copper mines and mining,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Wheeler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.H4345 R54 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p. ;
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121377M
    ISBN 109780765328168
    LC Control Number2011021624

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      Butte’s slogan is the “richest hill on earth.” Over the course of its history, Butte’s mining operations generated an excess of $48 billion worth of gold, silver, and copper.   Richard Wheeler, Livingston’s award-winning author of historical Western novels, will read from his latest book, The Richest Hill on Earth (Forge, Dec ) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Decem A newspaper man most of his life, Wheeler turned to fiction at and in a flurry of creativity has written more than 50 books in the decades since.

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The Richest Hill on Earth captures their struggle as well as the stories of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes in the rapidly-changing West.

The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction : Tom Doherty Associates. The suggestion of wealth in the title, "The Richest Hill on Earth," puts a happy face on one of the unhappiest places on the planet, a place where life for the common man was a living hell.

Anaconda Mining, a well chosen corporation name, intended to do just that, squeeze the life out of everything it touched, in order to make the capitalist 4/5.

The Richest Hill on Earth captures their struggle as well as the stories of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes in the rapidly-changing West.

The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction title/5(16). Butte is the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, Unitedthe city and county governments consolidated to form the sole entity of Butte-Silver Bow.

The city covers square miles (1, km 2), and, according to the census, has a population of 33, making it Montana's fifth largest is served by Bert Mooney Airport with airport code : Silver Bow.

Two iron men grow rich as copper, silver and gold are pried from the ground to power the Industrial Revolution. Marcus Daly, a miner who blasted his way to ownership of Anaconda Copper, and William Andrews Clark, a dour and bloodless Scot, war over The Richest Hill on Earth, and the casualties litter Butte, a "battered, filthy, chaotic, ugly.

The Richest Hill on Earth captures their struggle as well as the stories of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes in the rapidly-changing West.

The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction published: 06 Dec, The Richest Hill on Earth captures their struggle as well as the stories of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes in the rapidly-changing West.

The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction title/5(14). The Richest Hill on Earth The city of Butte looks like a cancerous mélange of smoky mine boilers and rudely constructed sheds when newspaperman John Fellowes Hall arrives in.

Even though Butte is known for its mining history, the “Richest Hill on Earth” is also known, by some, as the home to a unique Peterbilt A owned by Mining City Express – and its history is rich, : Stephanie Haas.

Head to Butte to explore the historic streets of a town once known as “the richest hill on Earth.” In fact, inthis tiny town nestled into the folds of Montana’s gentle hillsides produced 26 percent of the world’s supply of copper and 51 percent of the United States’ supply, according to the Mining History Association.

The Richest Hill on Earth captures their struggle as well as the stories of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes in the rapidly-changing West. The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction title.5/5(2).

This is the story of their struggle as well as the story of the ordinary people—the miners, their wives and children, the journalists, and even the psychics—trying to make their fortunes on the richest hill on earth. This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market : Tom Doherty Associates.

Founded inButte, “the Richest Hill on Earth”, is located in Silver Bow County in southwest Montana. The Butte mine district is essentially within the city limits of Butte. The city of 34, is nearly on the Continental Divide at an elevation of feet in the Rocky Mountains flanked by the Boulder Mountains to the north and.

Mined for gold, silver, and copper, the region of Butte, Montana, had already earned the nickname of "The Richest Hill on Earth" by the end of the 19th century. Demand for electricity increased demand for copper so much that by World War I, the city of Butte was a boomtown.

Get this from a library. The richest hill on earth. [Richard S Wheeler] -- When newspaperman John Fellowes Hall arrives in Butte, Montana, inhe finds himself deeply embroiled in the fight among the Copper Kings, as they battle for control of the money-making copper.

“The Richest Hill on Earth.” An easy claim to make, and a remarkable thing to brag about. But is it true. Get this from a library. The richest hill on earth. [Richard S Wheeler] -- Capitalism comes to the American West--and the Copper Kings of Butte, Montana, wrestle each other and Montana's fledgling government for control of the "richest hill on earth.".

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The Richest Hill of Earth is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Historical Fiction title.In this captivating historical novel, six-time Spur Award winner Richard S. Wheeler turns his storyteller's eye to a clash of towering ambitions in the American West, when the Copper Kings of Butte, Montana, wrestled each other for control of both the "richest hill on earth" and Montana's fledgling government.The Richest Hill on Earth Richard S.

Wheeler. Tor/Forge, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. The mine shaft and courtroom clashes of Butte, Mont.’s copper kings form the.