Falsches Spiel in Silver City

Eine Wildwest-Geschichte

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Author: Wieland Freund

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 3407799853

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Mit den Taschen voller Geld reist Dave durch den Wilden Westen Nevadas. Er soll für seinen Bruder Anteile einer Silbermine kaufen, doch dann wird seine Postkutsche überfallen und alles Geld ist weg ... Das Silberfieber grassiert im Wilden Westen und lässt niemanden kalt. Auch Daves großer Bruder hofft, reich zu werden, und schickt Dave nach Virginia City, um dort Anteile einer Silbermine zu kaufen. Doch die Postkutsche wird überfallen, die Räuber nehmen den Insassen alles Wertvolle ab. So stehen sie plötzlich mit leeren Händen da: Dave, der das Geld seines Bruders verloren hat, Penny Dreadful, die erfolglose Sängerin, die ihre schöne Karfunkelbrosche hergeben musste, und Curry, von dem Dave zunächst nicht weiß, was er von ihm halten soll. Gemeinsam landen sie in Goliath, einer einsamen Stadt mitten in der Prärie, in der alle verrückt nach Silber sind. In einer Mine sollen sogar Edelsteine von der Decke tropfen. Doch eines ist merkwürdig: Ein Edelstein, der angeblich aus der Silbermine stammt, sieht genauso aus wie der Stein in der Brosche von Penny Dreadful ... Sind die Anleger übers Ohr gehauen worden? Dave, Penny und Curry machen sich auf, das Geheimnis zu lösen und dem Betrüger das Handwerk zu legen.

Silver Sequence: Silver City

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Author: Cliff McNish

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444004190

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Milo, transformed into a luminous silver child, keeps watch over the teeming city of Coldharbour, now filled with children from all over the world. We meet Tanni and Parminder, who lead the frightening Unearthers, children who are virtually human drills. But who is controlling them? Why are they draining Thomas of his beauty? Where is the Roar? And what is the significance of the mud dolls that Jenny makes? In an intense and page-turning story, the destinies of these magical children unfold as battlelines are drawn around them for the biggest fight ever between good and evil.

Silver City, Idaho

final environmental statement

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Author: United States. Bureau of Land Management

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 150

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The Search for the Silver City

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Author: James Otis

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3732684466

Category: Fiction

Page: 172

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Reproduction of the original: The Search for the Silver City by James Otis

Silver City

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Author: Carolyn O'Bagy Davis,Terrence M. Humble

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 0738599948

Category: History

Page: 127

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Silver City is located at the southern boundary of the vast Gila Wilderness in a region of soaring mountains, lush river valleys, and bountiful mineral deposits. Ancient ruins give evidence of prehistoric occupation, followed by a historic parade of Native Americans, Spaniards, Mexicans, miners, outlaws, and settlers, resulting in a community celebrating a rich cultural blend. When silver was discovered in 1870 at La Cienega de San Vicente, prospectors rushed in despite the danger from Apache Indians who traditionally occupied that land. Newcomers flooded into southwestern New Mexico Territory, and Silver City became the county seat the following year. Soon there were businesses, saloons, and homes. Silver City became the supply center for the widespread mining district with a brick plant and lumberyard. By 1883, a narrow-gauge railroad connected the town with the outside world.

Silver City

A Novel of the American West

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Author: Jeff Guinn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101623268

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Cash McLendon faces stone-cold enforcer Killer Boots in an Old West showdown, in New York Times bestselling author Jeff Guinn’s riveting follow-up to Buffalo Trail, winner of the TCU Texas Book Award. Cash McLendon, reluctant hero of the epic Indian battle at Adobe Walls, has journeyed to Mountain View in the Arizona Territory with one goal: to convince Gabrielle Tirrito that he’s a changed man and win her back from schoolteacher Joe Saint. As they’re about to depart by stage for their new life in San Francisco, Gabrielle is kidnapped by enforcer Killer Boots, who is working on orders from crooked St. Louis businessman Rupert Douglass. Cash, once married to Douglass’s troubled daughter, fled the city when she died of accidental overdose—and Douglass vowed he’d track Cash down and make him pay. Now McLendon, accompanied by Joe Saint and Major Mulkins, hits the trail in pursuit of Gabrielle and Killer Boots, hoping to make a trade before it’s too late.

Silver City Massacre

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Author: Charles G. West

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 069813737X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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A TREACHEROUS JOURNEY Joel McAllister is a lieutenant in the Confederate Army—or at least he was, until Lee surrendered. Now he’s determined to get as far away from war as possible, somewhere beyond North and South (and maybe somewhere with some gold): Idaho Territory. Accompanied by his steadfast sergeant, Riley, the two former soldiers travel westward from Texas. But the trail to Silver City is littered with peril—including a band of notoriously merciless Comanche warriors. When his traveling party expands to include two women survivors of a Comanche raid and a Bannock Indian, Joel will need to rely on what soldier’s instinct he has left in him to deliver everyone to Silver City alive—and keep them alive once they’re there.

Silver City

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Author: Li Rui

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429936517

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Li Rui's first novel, Silver City is a gripping family saga based on his father's experience as an underground Communist, and the latter's tragic death in a cadre school.

Madam Millie

Bordellos from Silver City to Ketchikan

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Author: Max Evans

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826327842

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 423

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Mildred Clark Cusey was a whore, a madam, an entrepreneur, and above all, a survivor. The story of Silver City Millie, as she referred to herself, is the story of one woman's personal tragedies and triumphs as an orphan, a Harvey Girl waitress on the Santa Fe railroad, a prostitute with innumerable paramours, and a highly successful bordello businesswoman. Millie broke the mold in so many ways, and yet her life's story of survival was not unlike that of thousands of women who went West only to find that their most valuable assets were their physical beauty and their personality. Petite at five feet tall with piercing blue eyes, Millie captured men's attention by her very essence and her unmistakable joie de vivre. Born to Italian immigrant parents near Kansas City, she and her sister were orphaned early and separated from each other. Millie learned hard lessons on the streets, but she never gave up and she vowed to protect and support her ailing older sister. Caught in a domestic squabble in her foster home, Millie wound up in juvenile court with Harry Truman as her judge. This would be only the first of many brushes in her life with prominent politicians. When physicians diagnosed her sister with tuberculosis and recommended she move West to a Catholic home in Deming, New Mexico, Millie moved with her. Expenses ran high and after a brief stint waiting tables as a Harvey Girl, Millie found that her meager tips could easily be augmented by turning tricks. Thus, out of financial need and devotion to her sister, Mildred Cusey turned to a life of prostitution and a career at which she soon excelled and became both rich and famous.

Anthology 2 Birth of Silver City

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Author: James Malcolm

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479767190

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 178

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This is James second ongoing self published series publication. Phoenix Quest; The Medallions, The Ring and The feather, is the first book of adult fantasy fiction trilogy released in 2011. Currently, James is finishing up a third series entitled the Undine Trilogy. Life is an adventure, enjoy the ride.

Silver Cities

Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939

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Author: Peter Bacon Hales

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826331786

Category: Photography

Page: 506

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First published in 1984,Silver Citiesrapidly became a classic in the history of photography and in the then-nascent field of visual culture studies. Now this vastly expanded edition presents a lively interdisciplinary history of the first century of urban photography in America.Silver Citiesenvisions the transformation of American civilization via mass-produced and mass-disseminated photography of cities made between 1839 and the onset of World War II. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, urban photographers were visual explorers of the rapidly evolving urban sphere, but their understanding of that environment was defined by the prevailing cultural prejudices. To examine their visual products is to educate ourselves in the deepest concerns of American culture in the century of its transformation from agrarian youth to urbane maturity. Readers new to the book will find a richly illustrated cultural history of American photography, with familiar names and newly discovered figures. Those familiar with the original will find the new edition fresh and surprising, exploring issues of race, gender, and ethnic identity and analyzing the ways media contribute to the power of the dominant culture. Longer and broader in its scope, with a vastly expanded collection of illustrations, the new edition surveys cities small and large, delves deeper into the twentieth century, and gives names to once-anonymous contributors and locations to once-mysterious places. About the first edition: "A fascinating overview of nineteenth-century urban photography."--Gunther Barth,American Historical Review

Young Voices of Silver City

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Author: Sharleen Daugherty

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1936744716

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Literacy Alive began in the spring of 2007 with a commitment to promote literacy among the children and young adults throughout New Mexico’s southwestern communities of Silver City, Bayard, Cliff, Gila, Hurley, Mimbres, and Santa Clara by featuring local New Mexico and Arizona authors and their books. From this, Young Voices of Silver City was born. Enjoy their voices.