EBOOK/EPUB [Pikes Peak Mining Saga]

Pikes Peak Mining Saga

CHARACTERS ð ALWAYSONLTD.CO.UK ↠ Frank Waters

Powerful and moving saga three linked and rewritten novels This is Frank Waters at his best The book is a and rewritten novels This is Frank Waters at his best The book is a classic of Western literature A terrific story A big heavy three volume novel all in one This is a sit and read volume rather than a read in bed novel That said I ound it hard to set aside It has great characters and situations and the ormidable spirit and view of and the ormidable spirit and view of s Peak always in the background Since it is considered a semi biographical story the characters are many well defined and easy to remember even if some of them are absent or years and others have passed but are not orgotten This is the second novel I ve read by this author and it is not the last I recommend it. Pple Creek Rogier is shaken and methodically suanders his prosperous business and all his property attempting to reach the “great gold heart” of Pike’s PeakWaters’ is a psychologically modern novel whose universal theme is expressed on the grand scale of the opening of a territory It is both a marvelously colorful and detailed account of the days when Colorado boomed and Denver became a big town and an allegory of one man's urious pursuit of the truth within himsel. T hiking or hunting It Is Instead The is instead the to mine and dig and plumb the depths of the earth an ambition that is in the end at odds with depths of the earth an ambition that is in the end at odds with settling down impulse of the maturing West After Wallace Stegner s powerful Angle of Repose I d argue that Waters is the next most powerful and Insightful Novelist Of The West If You Re Just Starting novelist of the West If you re just starting I d recommend Man Who Killed the Deer it was his breakthrough novel and continues to be an influence on Western literature One personal note my novel Coeur d Alene Waters could almost be read as a latter day coda to Waters mining saga as I deal with the aftermath of the pell mell urge to mine that Waters irst chronicled in his work This is And gold ever Pike’s Peak tells the story of Joseph Rogier a man who seeks and inds his ortune in Colorado and then loses everything in pursuit of something importantArriving in Colorado Springs in the 1870s Rogier becomes a successful contractor and builder and helps to raise a little mountain town into the Saratoga of the west He rears a large amily and scoffs at the “alfalfa miners” chasing silver strikes everywhere But with the discovery of gold at nearby Cri. Frank Water s Pikes saga is indeed a lost classic of American Western literature encompasses of Frank Water s themes of individual passion amilial loss and personal transcendence in the service of a great ambition a common theme in Waters and a powerful one Waters also has that interesting way of approaching his story and his characters as near parables and ables so that his stories way of approaching his story and his characters as near parables and ables so that his stories nearly timeless A ew years ago I read everything by Waters I could get my hands on and noticed the interesting Buddhist path that his characters tend to ollow transcending their own reality through deep immersion in nature In this set of joined novels the immersion is much than jus. During the abulous reign of Colorado Silver innumerable prospectors passed by Pike’s Peak on their way to the silver strikes at Leadville Aspen and the boom camps in the Saguache Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain Then in 1890 a carpenter named Winfield Scott Stratton discovered gold along Cripple Creek By 1900 this six suare mile area on the south slope of Pike’s Peak supported 475 mines and led the world in gold production Against this backdrop of renzied mining. ,


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    EBOOK/EPUB [Pikes Peak Mining Saga] Two miles above tidewater in its amphitheater of innumerable hills Cripple Creek blinked through the snow flecked

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    CHARACTERS ð ALWAYSONLTD.CO.UK ↠ Frank Waters Frank Waters ↠ 1 REVIEW EBOOK/EPUB [Pikes Peak Mining Saga] This is a powerful and moving saga three linked and rewritten novels This is Frank Waters at his best The book is a lost cl

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    Frank Waters ↠ 1 REVIEW CHARACTERS ð ALWAYSONLTD.CO.UK ↠ Frank Waters FREE READ Pikes Peak Mining Saga This trilogy is a long so it's a bit scary to get started I found the story riveting and had no problem at all racing through all three volumes I read this after The Man Who Killed the Deer which is also a brilliant book Since reading Pike's Peak I am looking forward to reading Frank Waters books I can't get enough of F

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