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Howard Blum
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  • About this Author
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HOWARD BLUM is the author of eight previous books, including the national bestsellers Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and Gangland. Currently a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, Blum was also a reporter at the New York Times, where he won numerous journalism awards and was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting.

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American Lightning
Terror, Mystery, and the Birth of Hollywood
Written by Howard Blum


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $15.00

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American Lightning
Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
Written by Howard Blum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $16.00

It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures – gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen –are now victims of their own success. They are heroes who’ve outlived their usefulness.
But then gold is... Read more >
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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

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