One Shoe

One Shoe

When A Gold Rush Is Not Enough: A Novel

Book - 2015
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Harry Trout is an ex-con with a lamebrain past and a month left on his parole. His stumbling attempt to get private assays on a gold nugget ignites a viral worldwide media event. Harry's sketchy neighbors in his California Gold Rush era village of One Shoe want in on the loot and Harry must fend them off, while still dealing with his opportunistic love-starved landlord, his shady fellow ex-cons, a fledgling ambitious TV reporter, a rifle-toting hermit, an escaped kangaroo, thieves who idolize a Gold Rush bandit named Rattlesnake Dick, Jewell and her .357, a sheriff''s detective who dearly wants to put Harry back on the bus to Folsom Prison, and a mountain cult retreat called There, where a guru runs a scam selling time-share vacations in its teepees, and wind chimes to the chumps -- from the back cover
Publisher: Mill Valley, Calif. : Pump Island Tales, 2015.
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 9780990626497
Branch Call Number: Fiction Hewitt
Characteristics: 399 pages ; 21 cm


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