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Fools' Gold, by Richard Wiley

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Fools' Gold, by Richard Wiley

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Fools' Gold, by Richard Wiley

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Wiley brings together a variegated cast of characters in one of the last outposts of the American frontier, Alaska, during the gold rush of the 1890s.


“A beautiful, wise and timeless book, powerful and resonant.” —Kirkus Reviews


Richard Wiley is author of numerous stories and the novels Soldiers In Hiding (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Best American Fiction), Fools’ GoldFestival for Three Thousand Maidens, and Indigo. His most recent novel, Commodore Perry’s Minstrel Show, was published by the Michener Series at the University of Texas Press in 2007. His novel The Book of Important Moments will be published in the fall of 2013.