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Join the stampede with stories from the gold rush.

Infected with a contagion like no other, they came in their thousands on a promise of prosperity. But the realities they discovered on the goldfields of Bathurst or Bendigo, California or Brazil rarely aligned with the dream. From eureka moments to daring heists, double-crosses, triumphs and miseries, with heightened risk comes greater reward in these hot-blooded stories from the gold rush.