Romancing the stone

Brocious, Aricina
August 2009
High Country News;8/31/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p11
The article presents a profile of retired gold miner and gemologist Maurice McKinney, a resident of Glendale, Oregon. Apart from this literary contributions describing his passion for gems, Mexico, and the outdoors, McKinney is said to be working on the "Quest for the Bonanza," an autobiography. McKinney's interests include tending to orchids, roses, apples and artichokes.


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