Books Mountain City by Gregory Martin Paperback, , Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $19 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleMountain CityAuthorGregory Martin Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Chronicles the lives of the handful of residents of a dying Nevada mining town, focusing on the comings and goings at the town general store that make the town seem like a more vibrant place than many small cities. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mountain City Summer Reading: Nonfiction Excerpt: 'Mountain City' August 1, 2005 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.