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Novelette by Bret Harte which in its characterization of a willful young girl and her adventures in the mining country represented an early treatment of life in the gold rush. The earliest version appeared in the Golden Era (1860), from which it was expanded for serialization in the same journal (1863) and collection in The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches (1870).

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