Cowboys, Mountain Men, and Grizzly Bears: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of the Wild West

Cowboys, Mountain Men, and Grizzly Bears: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of the Wild West

by Matthew P. Mayo
     
 

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The romance of the West is built on an endless armature of shootouts and train robberies, cowboys versus Indians, white hat versus black, and everybody versus the wilderness. From John Colter’s harrowing escape from the Blackfeet to Hugh Glass’s six week crawl to civilization after a grizzly attack, from Custer’s final moments to John Wesley

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The romance of the West is built on an endless armature of shootouts and train robberies, cowboys versus Indians, white hat versus black, and everybody versus the wilderness. From John Colter’s harrowing escape from the Blackfeet to Hugh Glass’s six week crawl to civilization after a grizzly attack, from Custer’s final moments to John Wesley Powell’s treacherous run through the rapids of the Grand Canyon, Cowboys, Mountain Men, and Grizzly Bears will take the top fifty wildest episodes in the region’s history and present them to the reader in one convenient, narrative-driven package.

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ISBN-13:
9780762754311
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
548,490
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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