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Mountain Man A Novel Of Male And Female In The Early American West

Author : Fisher, Vardis
ISBN : 0671782800
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Mountain Man

Author : Vardis Fisher
ISBN : 8087888863
Genre : Fiction
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Tailored after the actual "Crow Killer" John Johnson, Sam Minard is a mountain man who seeks the freedom that the Rocky Mountains offers trappers. After his beloved Indian wife is murdered, Sam Minard becomes obsessed with vengeance, and his fortunes become intertwined with those of Kate Bowden, a widow who faces madness. This remarkable frontier fiction captures that brief season when the romantic myth of the far West became a fact.

Last Of The Mountain Men

Author : Sylvan Hart
ISBN : 0960356665
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jim Bridger Mountain Man

Author : Stanley Vestal
ISBN : 9781446547892
Genre : History
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This antiquarian volume contains a detailed and insightful biography of Jim Bridger, written by Stanley Vestal. Vestal is well-known for his books about America. In Jim Bridger he paints a bold and authentic picture of a doughty explorer and of the richness of the American nation when it was still young. Full of colourful anecdote and fascinating insights into the life of Jim Bridger, this text will appeal to those with an interest in this noteworthy explorer, and it would make for a wonderful addition to any personal collection. The chapters of this book include: 'Enterprising Young Man', 'Set Poles for the Mountains', 'Tall Tales', 'The Cheyennes’ Bloody Junket', 'Fort Phil Kearney', 'Red Cloud’s Defiance', 'The Cheyennes’ Warning', 'Shot in the Back', 'Arrow Butchered Out', 'Old Cabe to the Rescue', etcetera. We are republishing this volume now complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Mountain Man John Colter The Lewis Clark Expedition And The Call Of The American West American Grit

Author : David Weston Marshall
ISBN : 9781682680490
Genre : History
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The extraordinary life of Lewis & Clark’s right-hand man In 1804, John Colter set out with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on the first U.S. expedition to traverse the North American continent. During the twenty-eight month ordeal, Colter served as a hunter and scout, and honed his survival skills on the western frontier. But when the journey was over, Colter stayed behind, spending two more years trekking alone through dangerous and unfamiliar territory. Along the way, he charted some of the West’s most treasured landmarks. Historian David W. Marshall crafts this captivating history from Colter’s primary sources, and has retraced Colter’s steps—seeing what he saw, hearing what he heard, and experiencing firsthand how he and his contemporaries survived in the wilderness (how they pitched a shelter, built a fire, followed a trail, and forded a stream)—adding a powerful layer of authority and detail. The American Grit series brings you true tales of endurance, survival, and ingenuity from the annals of American history. These books focus on the trials of remarkable individuals with an emphasis on rich primary source material and artwork.

The Mountain Men

Author : George Laycock
ISBN : 1493018825
Genre : History
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To know how the West was really won, start with the exploits of these unsung mountain men who, like the legendary Jeremiah Johnson, were real buckskin survivalists. Preceded only by Lewis and Clark, beaver fur trappers roamed the river valleys and mountain ranges of the West, living on fish and game, fighting or trading with the Native Americans, and forever heading toward the untamed wilderness. In this story of rough, heroic men and their worlds, Laycock weaves historical facts and practical instruction with profiles of individual trappers, including harrowing escapes, feats of supreme courage and endurance, and sometimes violent encounters with grizzly bears and Native Americans.

Honor Of The Mountain Man

Author : William W. Johnstone
ISBN : 9780786044672
Genre : Fiction
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Johnstone Country. Where the Good Die Young. The Bad Die Sooner. A SHORT RIDE TO HELL Outlaw Joe Wales has a score to settle in Pueblo: find Jacob Murdock and the band of vaqueros who attacked his wife and drown them in their own stinking blood. But when Wales’s hunting party is ambushed, the only gunfighter he can count on for cover is Smoke Jensen, the trigger-ready legend of the High Lonesome. Jensen’s more than willing to strap on a brace of .45s to help out his friend—especially if it involves nailing some dirty renegades to the wall. Things are tougher than Jensen imagined. Murdock and his men aren’t just hiding out in Pueblo—they’ve taken it over. Outnumbered in a town of desperadoes, Smoke is numero uno on Murdock’s most-wanted list. But even with a price on his head, Smoke can still dole out his own unforgiving brand of justice. And when the sun goes down, he’s going to take them on one by one, and blow each and every hide back to hell. Live Free. Read Hard.

Tales Of The Mountain Men

Author : Lamar Underwood
ISBN : 159228423X
Genre : Fiction
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Classic stories about the adventurers who explored and settled the West.

Creed Of The Mountain Man

Author : William W. Johnstone
ISBN : 0786015314
Genre : Fiction
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Smoke Jensen has tried to make peace with the land--and the past. But trying to outrun a reputation as a fearless gunslinger in the wilds of Colorado can be life's toughest game. This time fate's calling Smoke to the restless Wyoming range to fight the bloodiest private war in American history.

The Lady And The Mountain Man

Author : Misty M. Beller
ISBN : 9781537882130
Genre : Fiction
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A Christian Historical Romance Novel Leah Townsend, a recently orphaned heiress, flees Richmond after discovering her fiancé’s plot to kill her after their wedding. She needs a safe place to hide, and finds herself accepting a newspaper marriage proposal from a God-fearing young rancher in the Montana Territory. But when Leah arrives at the mountain ranch, she learns her intended husband was killed by a grizzly, leaving behind a bitter older brother and a spunky younger sister. When Gideon Bryant finds a city girl standing in his log cabin, his first thought is to send her back where she came from. He’s lost too many people to the wild elements of these mountains––his parents, his wife, and now his brother. His love for this untamed land lives on, but he’s determined not to open his heart to another person. But when an accident forces Leah to stay at the ranch for seven more months, can Gideon protect his heart from a love he doesn’t want? Has Leah really escaped the men who seek her life?

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