Yosemite Thunder

Overview

BEFORE MAN, THERE WAS A PLACE OF BREATHTAKING BEAUTY. A LAND FOREVER WILD, FOREVER FREE. The Indians called it Ahwahnee. We know it as . . .
YOSEMITE. . . a timeless land of vast, unspoiled riches . . . where ancient tribes walked the sacred ground in peace and harmony.
YOSEMITE. . . a paradise on earth that lured settlers like Joseph Walker to cross the towering Sierra Nevadas and brave the perils of a great...
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Overview

BEFORE MAN, THERE WAS A PLACE OF BREATHTAKING BEAUTY. A LAND FOREVER WILD, FOREVER FREE. The Indians called it Ahwahnee. We know it as . . .
YOSEMITE. . . a timeless land of vast, unspoiled riches . . . where ancient tribes walked the sacred ground in peace and harmony.
YOSEMITE. . . a paradise on earth that lured settlers like Joseph Walker to cross the towering Sierra Nevadas and brave the perils of a great unexplored wilderness in search of fame and fortune.
YOSEMITE. . . a coveted prize for those who would plunder its rich resources, it would take visionaries like John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt to protect this pristine land and preserve it as a sanctuary for generations of Americans to come.
Painted on an authentic, larger-than-life canvas, filled with the men and women who made history, here is the epic story as spectacular in scope and stirringly beautiful as Yosemite itself.

Multiple award-winning author Gary McCarthy has researched and written this magnificent novel about one of the most beautiful places in the world and of the gentle Ahwahneeche people, who called their paradise . . . Ahwahnee
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461030409
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/26/2011
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary McCarthy has sold over three million books during his distinguished
writing career. A horseman and hiker, he has traveled the West researching his
many acclaimed novels and loves to skillfully interweave historical fact with
fiction, always telling his readers what is real and what is not. McCarthy is
the author of fifteen American historical and thirty-four western novels and is
constantly on the lookout for new stories to tell. He has been a college teacher
of creative writing and lives in Northern Arizona’s rugged high mountain and
canyon country near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Gary McCarthy especially loved researching this historical novel. As a boy, he spent many happy and memorable summer vacations with his family camping, hiking and horseback riding both in Yosemite Valley and up at Tuolumne Meadows. He has never forgotten Yosemite’s stunning waterfalls, grassy meadows and the spectacular evening “fire falls.”
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