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Title Tales of the mountain men : seventeen stories of survival, exploration, and outdoor craft / edited by Lamar Underwood.

Publication Info. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  917.8 TAL    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  917.8 UND    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Adult Westerns - PDBB-4  W TALES    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 300 pages : maps ; 23 cm
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Summary The mountain men were the trappers of the Rocky Mountain fur trade in the years following Lewis and Clark's Expedition of 1804 - 1806. With their bold journeys peaking during the period of 1830 - 1840, they were the first white men to enter the vast wilderness reaches of the Rockies in search of beaver "plews," as the skins were called. They feasted on abundant buffalo, elk, and other game while living the ultimate free-spirited wilderness life - and they often paid the ultimate price for their ventures under the arrows, tomahawks, and knives of those native Americans whose lands they had entered. Tales of the Mountain men gathers our nation's finest mountain man writing into one riveting volume.
Subject Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Fur traders -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Adventure and adventurers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Anecdotes.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Anecdotes.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Underwood, Lamar.
ISBN 159228423X trade paper
9781592284238 trade paper

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