The Silverado Squatters
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 1996
Number of pages: 108
In 1880 Stevenson and his new bridge traveled by ferries, trains and carts to Calistoga, California, where he encountered a pioneer wilderness of curious characters, an unprofitable mine, and a rugged country filled with eagles and bears. This will prove an excellent travel story recommended for high school readers of some of Stevenson's other works, who want to round out traditional Stevenson titles.
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