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Pierre Dubois and his attractive female friend, Manon, sail at the American Clipper, Flying Cloud, for San Francisco on the peak of the Gold Rush — Dubois tasked to end up mining society fraud and Manon to open a restaurant French legislation won’t permit a girl to possess. With many of the effortless to mine gold long past and boatloads of latest gold seekers arriving weekly, San Francisco is a lawless, raucous, risky position in 1851, the place quarrels are settled through a gun, males outnumber ladies 100-1, and crooks rule the streets, bordellos, and playing palaces. Dubois’ and Manon’s odyssey lead them via Little China’s opium dens, brothels, and playing lairs, Little Italy’s captivating trattorias, and directly to the gold fields of the Yuba River the place American and overseas miners compete in adverse stipulations with one another for the infrequent probability to strike it wealthy. After the town is torched by means of the predatory Sydney geese gang and a Committee of Vigilance seeks to hold them, Pierre and Manon needs to make their means and earn their hold or go back domestic defeated and impoverished like such a lot who risked existence, well-being and family members debt for a dream of riches.

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