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Carson City author’s tale of West set in Comstock Lode’s bust times

Set in 1880s Virginia City, “Showdown in Six-Mile Canyon” is a fictional book by a Carson City resident that draws on his own experiences and love of mining areas.L. S. Watson Jr., a Vietnam-era Navy veteran who moved to Northern Nevada in 1991, became intrigued by mining era places while living in California and visiting the Calico ghost town in the Mojave Desert region.“I’ve always enjoyed mining history and western history,” said Watson before delivering a reading and giving a talk on his book at the Carson City Library auditorium Tuesday. He said he was enthralled when he visited Nevada’s …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 28, 2012 04:28AM Published Nov 28, 2012 04:23AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.