Gold


Read by Richard Kilmer

(4.7 stars; 89 reviews)

This is a well written story of the California gold rush of 1849. Four friends decide they are going to go to California and get rich in the gold fields. Follow their adventures as they travel to California across the isthmus of Panama to San Francisco. In their search for gold they encounter hostile Indians, various desperadoes, and natural disasters. Did they strike it rich? Listen and find out. (Summary by Richard Kilmer) (12 hr 9 min)

Chapters

Oh, Susannah! 6:50 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Hammerlock 19:38 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Voyage 16:35 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Village by the Lagoon 15:24 Read by Richard Kilmer
A Tropical River 10:06 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Village in the Jungle 21:59 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Trail 9:22 Read by Richard Kilmer
Panama 26:15 Read by Richard Kilmer
Northward Ho! 13:33 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Golden City 23:37 Read by Richard Kilmer
I Make Twenty-Five Dollars 24:13 Read by Richard Kilmer
Talbot Deserts 23:24 Read by Richard Kilmer
Up-River 16:12 Read by Richard Kilmer
Sutter's Fort 12:06 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Gold Trail 28:14 Read by Richard Kilmer
The First Gold 10:08 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Diggings 10:36 Read by Richard Kilmer
Beginnings of Government 15:54 Read by Richard Kilmer
Sunday at Hangman's Gulch 11:23 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Gold Washers 19:46 Read by Richard Kilmer
We Leave the Diggings 13:09 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Strike 10:16 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Camp on the Porcupine 9:22 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Indians 24:01 Read by Richard Kilmer
Battle 14:52 Read by Richard Kilmer
We Send Out Our Treasure 7:58 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Robbery 11:07 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Bully 29:34 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Challenge 19:48 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Fight 10:54 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Express Messenger 11:27 Read by Richard Kilmer
Italian Bar 25:27 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Overland Immigrants 13:00 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Prisoners 10:20 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Trial 10:36 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Rule of the Lawless 15:20 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Last Straw 14:33 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Vigilantes 13:06 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Vigilantes (continued) 15:42 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Rains 15:09 Read by Richard Kilmer
We Go Out 18:47 Read by Richard Kilmer
San Francisco Again 20:36 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Golden Web 16:22 Read by Richard Kilmer
Plutocrats 20:40 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Catastrophe 13:17 Read by Richard Kilmer
The Vision 8:33 Read by Richard Kilmer

Reviews

Sparky


(4.5 stars)

Chapters from a history book...NYC to California by ship via Panama...1849...the gold rush... the journey through one man’s eyes... friendships and experiences..evolution of the culture during and beyond the gold rush years...recommend

one of the best Ever!


(5 stars)

what a great adventure! I could almost see myself there through the author's eyes And the readers voice.

Gold fever


(4.5 stars)

A complete journey from east to west. An account of friendship, partners, hardship and disasters. Good book, well read.

Enjoyable Historical Fiction!


(5 stars)

This is such a fascinating combination of stories! I highly recommend it! Excellent reader too!