The Roar and the Silence - A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode by Ronald James.
Ronald James's brilliant new account of the Comstock's long and eventful history - the first comprehensive study of the subject in over a century - examines every aspect of the region.
James's lively, thoughtful text brings the Comstock to life again in all its complexity and boom-and-bust excitement.
Softbound. 355 pages.
Publisher: University of Nevada Press (September 1, 1998)