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Publisher's Summary

Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings.
Frank Norris, accused of theft and unable to prove his innocence, leaves for excitement and adventure in the California gold fields of 1850s America. He sails the Atlantic, braves a storm while working as a barge man on the Mississippi, survives an Indian attack while crossing the plains with a caravan, strikes it rich in the California gold mines, and is finally able to clear his name and return to England to claim his rightful inheritance. A great adventure story that illuminates the trials and tribulations of many who traveled to California during the great Gold Rush!
The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by George Henty in the 1800s, covers many time periods in history throughout the world. In this collection you will learn history, geography, and vocabulary while also discovering hero characters for your children to emulate.
Public Domain (P)2009 Jim Hodges Productions
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By Kindle Customer on 08-10-17

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This book started out pretty slow but stick with it. Good story, kept our interest but some of the "adventures" are hard to believe and physically impossible. the pace picked up about a quarter of the way into the book and All inall we really enjoyed the story . I will definitely download another of Henry's books when we have another long trip to endure.

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