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Burning Daylight
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date January 6, 2013
Pages 302
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781481925532
ISBN-10 1481925539
Dimensions 0.69 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $11.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: It was a quiet night in the Shovel. At the bar, which ranged along one side of the large chinked-log room, leaned half a dozen men, two of whom were discussing the relative merits of spruce-tea and lime-juice as remedies for scurvy. They argued with an air of depression and with intervals of morose silence. The other men scarcely heeded them. In a row, against the opposite wall, were the gambling games. The crap-table was deserted. One lone man was playing at the faro-table. The roulette-ball was not even spinning, and the gamekeeper stood by the roaring, red-hot stove, talking with the young, dark-eyed woman, comely of face and figure, who was known from Juneau to Fort Yukon as the Virgin. Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers. On the floor of the dancing-room, which opened out at the rear, three couples were waltzing drearily to the strains of a violin and a piano.

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