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6 edition of Pike"s Peak: a family saga. found in the catalog.

Pike"s Peak: a family saga.

by Waters, Frank

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Published by Sage Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.,
    • Colorado -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Based on the author"s trilogy: The wild earth"s nobility, Below grass roots, and The dust within the rock. Cf. Dust jacket.

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.W3165 Pi, PS3545.A82 Pi
      The Physical Object
      Pagination743 p.
      Number of Pages743
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4578513M
      ISBN 100804005036
      LC Control Number77150753

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The semi-autobiographical trilogy on which this western family dynasty novel is based has been out of print for twenty-five years, and one wonders if anything has been gained in its retelling except length. And monotonic length there is, as the author follows the fading fortune of the Rogier family from just after the Civil War through three generations.

It was Joseph Rogier who moved to a. The late Frank Waters certainly did his homework before writing any of his historical books. Although he weaves a fictional family into the story for storytelling sake, PIkes Peak is most accurately based on the fascinating history of Colorado Springs and its place in the history of America.5/5(1).

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Frank Water's "Pikes Peak" mining saga is indeed a lost classic of American Western literature, and encompasses all of Frank Water's themes of individual passion, familial loss, and personal transcendence in the service of a great ambition -- a common theme in Waters and a powerful one/5.

Pikes Peak Backcountry: The Historic Saga of the Peak's West Slope Paperback – January 1, We are incredibly fortunate that so many descendants of these people are still living and are so willing to share their family stories and vintage photographs.

We are deeply indebted to them for their generosity.5/5(2). Pikes Peak Library District Browse options. Subjects Penelope Wilton narrates BBC Radio 4's epic dramatisation of the treasured family saga. Elizabeth Jane Howard's five book chronicle of the upper-middle class Cazalet family begins inas siblings Hugh, Edward, Rupert and Rachel join together for another family holiday at Home Place.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Sage books." Based on the author's trilogy. Reprint. Originally published: Pike's Peak: a family saga. A.R Kingston was born in Moscow, Russia.

She immigrated to the United States in her childhood settling in a quaint town in Massachusetts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has spent time working with the mentally ill before turning to writing.

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Each year the Pikes Peak Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (PPB-NLAPW / Pikes Peak Pen Women) and the Zebulon Pike Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collaborate in bringing an educational gift to each child of the Will Rogers Elementary School prior to the school’s year-end break for the holidays.

Gifts are in the form of a book for every. Bythis six square mile area on the south slope of Pike's Peak supported mines and led the world in gold production. Against this backdrop of frenzied mining and gold fever, Pike's Peak tells the story of Joseph Rogier, a man who seeks and finds his fortune in Colorado, and then loses everything in pursuit of something more :   It has been an extremely fulfilling experience of six years to set up my easel and work on location to interpret the grandeur of Pikes Peak.

Inthree years into this painting series, I became resolved to complete one hundred canvases of America’s Mountain and document it with a : Xlibris US. Pike's Peak: A Mining Saga by Frank Waters. Swallow Press, Hardcover.

Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Wild Earth's Nobility is the first of Frank Waters's semiautobiographical novels in the Pikes Peak saga.

Here, in a frontier town in the shadow of the commanding mountain, the Rogier family settles near an age-old route of migrating Native Americans.

In an era of prospecting, silver strikes, and frenzied mining, Joseph Rogier becomes a successful building contractor, rears a large family.

The only thing you’ll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view. The things that really matter lie far below. – Peak Marcello After fourteen-year-old Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a More. ↠´ Pikes Peak: Mining Saga ↠´ A terrific story A big heavy three volume novel all in one This is a sit and read volume rather than a read in bed novel That said I found it hard to set aside It has great characters and situations and the formidable spirit and view of Pike s Peak always in the background Since it is considered a semi.

"With his fortune made during the Cripple Creek gold rush and subsequent commercial and industrial ventures, Spencer Penrose, the maverick son of a wealthy Philadelphia clan, was the most prominent playboy in the Pikes Peak region.

A partnership with his old Philadelphia chum, Charles L. Tutt, and marriage to a Detroit grande dame, Julie Villiers, ultimately converted this playboy into. The Wild Earth’s Nobility is the first of Frank Waters’s semiautobiographical novels in the Pikes Peak saga.

Here, in a frontier town in the shadow of the commanding mountain, the Rogier family settles near an age-old route of migrating Native Americans.

Below Grass Roots A Novel By Frank Waters. In Below Grass Roots, the second book in Frank Waters’s Pikes Peak saga, turn-of-the-century Colorado Springs is prospering with the mining boom and a growing tourist industry.

Patriarch Joseph Rogier becomes ever more obsessed with the treasures of the towering mountain and tries to enlist his son-in-law Jonathan Cable in his mining schemes.

Footsteps | The Adventure and Romance of America, her people, her spirit and the West. This is our story. Fifth novel of the Threads West An American Saga series--compared by reviewers, authors and readers to Lonesome Dove, Centennial, Louis L'Amour (with steam) and called by some the "Gone with the Wind of the West" and "rings true and poignant, as authentic and moving as Dances with Wolves".Brand: Rockin' Sr Publishing.The Wild Earth's Nobility is the first of Frank Waters's semiautobiographical novels in the Pikes Peak saga.

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