Excerpt: 'Mountain City'
Mountain City, Nev., is down to just a few dozen people. It's years as a bustling mining town are gone. But the comings and goings at Tremewan's, the general store Gregory Martin's family has run for more than 40 years, reveal a remarkably vibrant community that includes salty widows, Native Americans from a nearby reservation, and a number of Martin's deeply idiosyncratic Basque-descended relatives.
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