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The Man Who Moiled for Gold
- By: David G. Rasmussen
- Narrated by: David G. Rasmussen
- Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
The Man Who Moiled for Gold draws its title from the Robert W. Service poem: "The Cremation of Sam McGee". The poem tells of suffering, loneliness, frustration, and ultimately death. Charley Martin experienced all of these emotions along with love and success while becoming the man who moiled for gold. Charley Martin, in 1912, is found mining the hard rock of Butte, Montana. Years of breathing the fine quartz dust in the pits have given Charley silicosis. Discovery of this incurable condition, by the mine super, brought an abrupt change to the 69-year old miner's life.
A Historical Fiction Gem
- By Dale Matsuda on 05-22-18
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