The Luck of Roaring Camp The Luck of Roaring Camp
By Bret Harte ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Roaring Camp was the noisiest gold mining town in California. More than one-hundred men from every... The Luck of Roaring Camp

By Bret Harte
ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

Roaring Camp was the noisiest gold mining town in California. More than one-hundred men from every part of the United States had come to that little camp. They stopped there for a short time on their way to getting rich. Many of these gold miners were criminals, and all of them were violent. They filled the peaceful mountain air with shouting and gunshots. The noise of their continual fighting finally gave the camp its strange name -- Roaring Camp.

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