The Unwinding/Dean Price - author George Packer
'That was one of the hardest years of Dean Price's life, and 2011 would be even worse. Yet he always swore he'd never quit. He never lost faith in his vision. He would not be like the gold prospector in Colorado that Napoleon Hill described, who stopped drilling and sold off his machinery when, as things turned out, he was just three feet short of the mother lode.
The Unwinding, An inner history of the new America - George Packer p. 251 http://us.macmillan.com/MacmillanSite/mobile/theunwinding/GeorgePacker