Cap Public Radio (KXJZ) Interview with David Watts Barton

David Watts Barton, host of Capital Public Radio's Insight, interviews Richard & TJ about Queen of the Northern Mines and the wild political and cultural history behind the novel.

 

 

 

 

 

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Though far from the eastern battlefields, Californians engaged in the controversy and in the actual fighting. • The specter of partisan warfare haunts the Northern Mines.

Why a novel rather than a history book? • An unprecedented cultural kaleidoscope: Nevada (City), the "Queen of the Northern Mines."

California's rough politics: the Broderick-Terry duel. • The Reverend Starr King discovers the joys of gold camp oratory.

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