The Belle of Cripple Creek Gold by David Anton

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This novel is the story of the life and times in the last great gold camp, Cripple Creek , Colorado in the 1890’s. The fascinating story of how a hole in the ground turns into great cities of gold is told through the eyes of “gold bugs,” seeking to get rich in their last main chance. The central characters are a young Irish lass, Anabelle Browne, lover, Jimmie Demaree, millionaire Scott Winfield, who hates gold, and bordello Madam, Pearl Van de Leer, mother to the men and women who come to Cripple Creek to find a new life in gold towns.

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David Anton began writing novels and short stories as a corollary with his writing, editing, and publishing literary books, essays, and reviews during the years of his university lecturing. His first published novel is titled, The Belle of Cripple Creek Gold, a historical novel about the tragicomic life of seeking the riches of discovering gold. His second novel, Angel in Wax, is a love story about a monk, a writer, and a priest who come to know and love a woman because of her radiant, wonderfully expressive personality. His third novel is called, Sailing: Inside Passages. It is the story of self-discovery on a European cruise to the Western Mediterranean during which six guests dining at the same table experience fresh possibilities for the renewing their lives. David Anton's full authorial career and achievements can be found under the surname of Downes in the Dictionary of International Biography and Writer's Who's Who.
Published December 17, 2001 by Xlibris. 528 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction