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Gold! That's the lure that drew men by the thousands in 1849 to make the dangerous trip to California. It's what young Jack Flagg of Boston and his unflappable butler Praiseworthy are after as well. But can two such unlikely greenhorns really survive a harrowing sea voyage, bandits, and crazed minersnot to mention a showdown with the dreaded Mountain Ox. It seems impossible. But in Gold Rush California, the impossible was happening every day, as this rollicking, rip-snortin' saga demonstrates in each delightful chapter.