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Randsburg: The Mojave Desert's Liveliest Ghost Town Authored by Cynthia A. Nunn, Photographs by Cynthia A. Nunn List Price: $26.99 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Full Color on White paper 138 pages ISBN-13:978-1479102037 (CreateSpace-Assigned) ISBN-10:1479102032 BISAC: History / United States / State & Local / West A combination history, photographic journey and travel guide to the historic living ghost town of Randsburg, California, located in the Mojave Desert. Take a step back in time and live the Old West! This old mining town has a lot of tales to tell, some of which you will find in the pages of this book. With a population of nearly 3000 in it's hey day, Randsburg saw it's share of excitement, murder, hi-jinks and disasters, often gaining mention in the larger newspapers. See where Billy Bob Thornton made his supporting speaking role debut in the movie "Chopper Chicks in Zombietown." After months of thorough research I reveal the true identity of Randsburg's most famous redlight madam, French Marguerite. Read the scandalous headlines about the woman vampire seeking new virgin blood! Explore the stories of some of those buried in the Rand District cemetery, who, until now, have been forgotten to history. Learn all the details behind the murder of Emily Davidson, shot dead on Butte Avenue in broad daylight by her husband. You will also learn about some of Randsburg's current residents and shop keepers, and how they manage to keep the history of Randsburg alive for future generations. Full of photographs, both color and black & white. Purchase your copy here: https://www.createspace.com/3962524 91