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Ann Parker

Full Name: Ann Parker
Gender: Female
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 1590580729, 9781590580721
Keywords: silver, rush, lies
Pages: 420
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1590582624, 9781590582626
Keywords: rush, silver, ties
Pages: 313
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1590585771, 9781590585771
Keywords: rush, silver, skies, leaden
Pages: 300
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

In the summer of 1880, the siren song of a lucky silver find in the mining boomtown of Leadville, Colorado, isn't the only thing that leads folks into temptation. Although possible investment in Leadville's silver mines is a main reason that former president and Civil War general Ulysses S. Grant is now touring this city at the top of the Rockies, others in his retinue and in town are enticed by other visions. Political aspirations fuel the dreams of young John Quincy Adams Wesley and his mother, while itinerant fire insurance mapmaker Cecil Farnesworth struggles against the seductive call of
ISBN: 1590589610, 9781590589618
Keywords: rise, mercury
Pages: 250
Published: 2011

In summer 1880, many come to the fast-rising health resort of Manitou, Colorado, at the foot of Pike’s Peak to “chase the cure” for tuberculosis. But Inez Stannert, part-owner of the Silver Queen Saloon in Leadville, travels for a different reason to this town renowned for its mineral springs and scenery. After a long separation, she’s reuniting with her young son, William, and her beloved sister, Harmony. However, the stagecoach journey to Manitou turns lethal when East Coast businessman Edward Pace mysteriously dies under the horrified gaze of Inez and Pace’s wi
ISBN: 0262660539, 9780262660532
Keywords: guatemala, photographers, itinerant, ambulantes, los
Pages: 164
Published: 1984

These striking portraits of Indians dressed in richly ornamented clothing and posed in front of brightly painted backdrops record the ongoing folk tradition of itinerant photography. They were taken over a period of several years while the authors traveled with itinerants to village fairs throughout Guatemala.