In This Classic Of Western Americana, George Frederick Ruxton, Who Died In St Louis In 1848 At The Youthful Age Of Twenty Seven, Brilliantly Brings To Life The Whole Heroic Age Of The Mountain Men The Author, From His Intimate Acquaintance With The Trappers And Traders Of The American Far West, Vividly Recounts The Story Of Two Of The Most Adventurous Of These Hardy Pioneers Killbuck And La Bont , Whose Daring, Bravery, And Hair Breadth Escapes From Their Numerous Indian And Spaniard Enemies Were Legend Among Their Fellow Frontiersmen.With Ruxton, We Follow Killbuck And La Bont And Their Mountain Companions Old Bill Williams, Black Harris, William Sublette, Joseph Walker, And Others Across The Prairies And Forests, West From Picturesque Old Bent S Fort, Into The Dangerous Arapaho Country Near The Headwaters Of The Platte We Share With Them The Culinary Delights Of Their Campfires Buffalo Boudins And Beaver Tails And Hear From Their Own Lips, In The Incomparable Mountaineer Dialect, Hair Raising Stories Of Frontier Life And Humorous Tales Of Trading Camp And Frontier Post.Life In The Far West, Then, Is Adventure Extraordinary The True Chronicle Of The Rugged Mountain Men Whose Unflinching Courage And Total Disregard For Personal Safety Or Comfort Opened The Far West To The Flood Of Settlers Who Were To Follow The Breath Taking Water Colors And Sketches, Which Depict With Great Detail Many Of The Familiar Scenes Of The Early West, Were Done By One Of Ruxton S Contemporaries And Fellow Explorers, Alfred Jacob Miller.
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- 266 pages
- Life in the Far West
- George F. Ruxton
- 11 May 2017 George F. Ruxton