Stagecoach robberies. Shoot-outs. Striking it rich. Throughout the Wild West small towns were formed, thriving with men and women from the East and gold from the mines. Notorious outlaws, desperadoes, and gunslingers rustled up trouble in town after town. When the gold disappeared, the outlaws, as well as the local folks, abandoned their towns. Or did they?
There are still sounds, not just the paint peeling from the deserted storefronts, or the tumbleweeds whispering as they somersault down the empty streets. There are voices, whispering stories--are they real or imagined? Stories like the one about the Lost Mine in Maiden, Texas, or the Bad Man from Bodie, California, who's still searching for his lost finger. . . .
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"Readers will find themselves itching to add some of these deserted towns to their next vacation trip out West." -- Booklist
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Joan Lowery Nixon is the award-winning and beloved author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the Orphan Train Adventures, the Orphan Train Children, and the Ellis Island series.
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Book Description Delacorte Books for Young Read, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110385326815
Book Description Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0385326815