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Biography Shares the Quaint Beauty of Life in an Old Mining Town

Winona I. Laird digs up century-old stories of life in a gold-mining town in Colorado


Kent, Washington – WEBWIRE

In a mining town, one finds various treasures aside from precious metals.

In a mining town, one finds various treasures aside from precious metals. Winona I. Laird shares golden memories from her maternal grandmother, who grew up in a mining town in Colorado. Her book, Have You Ever Lived in a Mining Town?: The Life and Spirit of a Wonderful Woman, exalts the adventures of growing up in a small mining town.
 
Have You Ever Lived in a Mining Town?  tells the story of Anna Chambers and the life of the people living in a mining town near Cripple Creek, Colorado. Far from quiet, life in the small town was punctuated with exciting and, at times, harrowing events.
 
The book is a mine of exciting tales, including one about a great fire that razed the town. Stories of parties, old-fashioned courtships, falling in love, and mining adventures will evoke a feeling of nostalgia.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Have You Ever Lived in a Mining Town?
The Life and Spirit of a Wonderful Woman
Written by Winona I. Laird
Kindle | $9.99
Paperback | $15.99
Hardcover | $24.99
 
Book copies are available at www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com, and other online book retailers.
 

About the Author
Winona I. Laird specializes in genealogy. She conducts lectures and teaches classes at Green River Community College. Before focusing on genealogy, Winona managed her own accounting business in Kent, Washington. She grew up in Colorado and Wyoming, where mining towns were aplenty.
 


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