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Hard as the Rock Itself

By: Robertson, David
Price: $29.95

University Press of Colorado, Boulder, C0, 2006. This book is the first analysis of "sense of place" in American mining towns. Using three mining towns: Toluca, IL, Cokedale, CO, and Picher, OK, the author documents each town's history from mineral discovery through mine closure, and subsequent times. Hardback with pictorial photo dust jacket, 216 pages.