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Gold Rush: How I Made, Lost and Made a Fortune

Gold Rush: How I Made, Lost and Made a Fortune

Author: Jim Richards
$32.99(AUD)  inc GST
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When Jim Richards left the British army to join a modern-day gold rush, he had no language skills, no money and no idea. Jim has prospected and mined in some of the maddest, most dangerous places on earth, where isolation, disease and violent criminals come with the territory. He has struck gold and diamonds in the piranha-infested rivers of Guyana, discovered a fabulously rich mine (for somebody else) in the Australian desert, been caught up in the worlds biggest mining scam in Indonesia, and started his own gold rush in the jungles of Laos. Book jacket.
Author description

"When Jim Richards left the British army to join a modern-day gold rush in the early 1990s, he had no language skills, no money and no idea. Jim has prospected and mined in some of the maddest, most dangerous places on earth, where isolation, disease and violent criminals come with the territory. ?He has founded a string of successful mining businesses and is currently the executive chairman of an Australian publicly listed minerals corporation. Jim lives in Perth, with his wife and four young boys. He writes wearing ear plugs. Gold Rush is his first book."

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General Fields

  • : 9781925163995
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : August 2016
  • : 205mm X 139mm X 23mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 338.04092
  • : 264
  • : Jim Richards
  • : Paperback