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Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket
By C. L. Sonnichsen
336 pp. / 6.00 x 9.00 / 1974
Paper (978-0-8165-3482-1) [s]
  - Century Collection

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The Spectacular Rise and Fall of William Cornell Greene: Copper King, Cattle Baron, and Promoter Extraordinary in Mexico, the American Southwest, and the New York Financial District

Winner of both the National Cowboy Hall of Fame's Western Heritage Award and the Western Writers of America's Spur Award

"A solid account of a southwestern 'character' who has flitted in and out of frontier and economic history."—American Historical Review

"A creditable work on a fascinating individual. In delightful writing style he has reconstructed Greene's life, explaining the ambitions as well as the frailties of this extraordinary entrepreneur."—History

"A rewarding study of the later days of mining."—Arizona and the West

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