The Out Trail

The Out Trail

by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Rick Rinehart

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From "Roughing it with the Men" to "Below the Border in Wartime" Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Out Trail features seven tales from her adventures in the West from fishing at Puget Sound to hiking the Bright Angel trail at the Grand Canyon. Though she was best known at the time for her mystery novels, Rinehart's travel writing, starting with her 1915 travels to the then young Glacier National Park, offers observations and insights into the fun and difficulties of early twentieth-century travel and her fellow travelers with humor and clarity of detail that makes them vivid for today's travelers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493023110
Publisher: TwoDot
Publication date: 02/03/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 737 KB

About the Author

Mary Roberts Rinehart(August 12, 1876– September 22, 1958) was an American writer who has frequently been called the American Agatha Christie. Wildly popular in the 1910s and 1920s, her mystery novels are still read and referenced in the twenty-first century. Also widely traveled in the West, she toured Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton in 1915, when it was newly minted. Her travelogues on Glacier helped popularize the parks and offer a glimpse into an earlier time that is still appealing today.

Table of Contents

Foreword Rick Rinehart viii

1 Roughing It with the Men 1

2 The Dude Ranch 18

3 Desert Caravaners 47

4 The Spirit of the Sightseer 77

5 Adventuring De Luxe 98

6 Below the Border in Wartime 113

7 A House-Boat on the Keys 151

About the Author 178

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