Desert Gold

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Author: Zane Grey
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 103,645 / 295 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 5,658
mnybks.net#: 3019
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Western, Romance

Another fascinating story of the Mexican border. Two men, lost in thedesert, discover gold when, overcome by weakness, they can go nofarther. The rest of the story describes the recent uprising along theborder, and ends with the finding of the gold which the two prospectorshad willed to the girl who is the story's heroine.

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lation of the desert. Cameron waved a hand toward the wide, shimmering, shadowy descent of plain and range. "I may strike through the Sonora Desert. I may head for Pinacate or north for the Colorado Basin. You are an old man."

"I don't know the country, but to me one place is the same as another," replied his companion. for moments he seemed to forget himself, and swept his far-reaching gaze out over the colored gulf of stone and sand. Then with gentle slaps he drove his burro in behind Cameron. "Yes, I'm old. I'm lonely, too. It's come to me just lately. but, friend, I can still travel, and for a few days my company won't hurt you."

"Have it your way," said Cameron.

They began a slow march down into the desert. At sunset they camped under the lee of a low mesa. Cameron was glad his comrade had the Indian habit of silence. Another day's travel found the prospectors deep in the wilderness. Then there came a breaking of reserve, noticeable in the elder man, almost imperceptibly gradual in

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2011.12.12
Hisauro
****.

Very good story, intriguing and captivating to the end.


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