1989 Hardcover Book, California Gold, John Jakes, First Edition, Fiction, Literature, Historical Fiction
A hardcover book entitled California Gold by John Jakes. The cover boards are Ivory with the embossed author's name on the front cover and title on the spine in gold. This is a 1989 first edition.
James Macklin Chase was a poor Pennsylvanian who dreamed of making it rich in California. But at the turn of the century, the money to be made was in oil, citrus, water rights, and the railroads. Mack would have it all, if he had his way. And along the way, the men and women he met, the passion he found, the enemies he made, and the great historical figures like William Randolph Hearts, Leland Stanford, and Theodore Roosevelt, he encountered, helped bring glory to the extraordinary century.
John William Jakes (born March 31, 1932) is an American writer, best known for American historical fiction. His Civil War trilogy, North and South, has sold millions of copies worldwide. He is also the author of The Kent Family Chronicles. He has used the pen name Jay Scotland.
9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
No Dust Jacket
Published by Random House -- 1989 First Edition
This book is used and in very good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The inside pages are clean and unmarked. The binding is completely intact. There is some bending on the edges and shelf wear. The dust jacket is in good condition with bending on the top and bottom edges.
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