Sunday, November 29, 2009

Massacred for Gold -- Review Coming Soon

Readers interested in the experience of 19th Century Chinese immigrants or the development of the American West will want to read Massacred for Gold: The Chinese in Hells Canyon, Gregory Nokes's thoroughly researched account of the murders of over 30 Chinese gold miners in 1887.

My review of Massacred will appear in the December issue of the Internet Review of Books on the 15th.I'll post it here on Rose City Reader after the IRB December issue finishes its run.


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Michele Emrath said...

Very interesting...Not something I would have picked up on my own. I'm sad this is the first I've heard of this incident. Thank you for the review!


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