Summer of Pearls

Summer of Pearls

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The Great Caddo Lake Pearl Rush of 1874 comes at saves the riverboat community whose economy is dying due to the railroads, but the death of riverboat owner Judd Kelso haunts the town until Ben Crowell steps forward forty years later.

McMillan Palgrave
Ben Crowell remembers the Great Caddo Lake Pearl Rush of 1874. He was fourteen that year, and his home, the riverboat community of Port Caddo, was dying. By the end of the summer, the pearl boom was over, Port Caddo was doomed, and the mystery over who killed Judd Kelso began. It took Ben forty years to solve the mystery, and once he did, the proof came only for him to witness. He is the only living soul who will know what happened that September night in 1874.


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Ben Crowell, who had turned fourteen during the Great Caddo Lake Pearl Rush of 1874 in his hometown riverboat community, remains haunted by the memory of a woman named Pearl and by a murder mystery that only he understands. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Forge, Tom Doherty Assoc., c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312875169
0312875169
Branch Call Number: F BLA
Characteristics: 224 p. ; 22 cm

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