Life in the Far West



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.Life in the Far West

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  • Paperback
  • 266 pages
  • Life in the Far West
  • George F. Ruxton
  • English
  • 11 May 2017
  • 0806115343

10 thoughts on “Life in the Far West

  1. says:

    Fur trappers were the superheroes of their time Considered to be intrepid and incredibly agile, they were the prototypical supermen who knew what was required to survive the fierce frontier George Ruxton s Life in the Far West introduces Killbuck, main trapper extraordinaire, as a man worthy of literary entitlement the reader s overriding cause in following closely the narrative Here, the beginnings of the All American Hero And, I mean, how cool is it that the trapper dressed in what is pe Fur trappers were the superheroes of their time Considered to be intrepid and incredibly agile, they were the prototypical supermen who knew what was required to survive the fierce frontier George Ruxton s Life in the Far West introduces Killbuck, main trapper extraordinaire, as a man worthy of literary entitlement the reader s overriding cause in following closely the narrative Here, the beginnings of the All American...

  2. says:

    The best book I have read about the life of the mountain men A true story, and reads like a well written novel.

  3. says:

    Best book I have read about the mountain men and their lives A true story, it reads like a novel.

  4. says:

    An Englishman s tale of the Mountaineers adventures.An astounding account of the lives of the men who lived and traveled in the mountains of the West Fur trappers all, they suffered incredible privations while following their trade George Frederick Ruston was a young man who joined them and chronicled their deeds in the mid 1800 s He was from an upper class English family and well traveled on the continent, and elsewhere, before making his way West He too loved the mountaineers way of life An Englishman s tale of the Mountaineers adventures.An astounding account of the lives of the men who lived and traveled in the mountains of the West Fur trappers all, they suffered incredible privations while following their trade George Frederick Ruston was a young man who joined them and chronicled their deeds in the mid 1800 s He was from an upper class English family and well traveled on the continent, and elsewhere, before making his way West He too lo...

  5. says:

    If you like the era of the opening of the west and Indian skirmishing and authentic seeming renditions of trappers and mountain men then this book will fit the bill nicely.

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