Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

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Indiana University Press, 1969 - History - 190 pages
30 Reviews
The true story (on which the film Jeremiah Johnson was partially based) ofJohn Johnson, who in 1847 found his wife and her unborn child had been killed by Crow braves. Out of this tragedy came one of the most gripping feudsone man against a whole tribein American history.
  

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Review: Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

User Review  - Wayne - Goodreads

Hell,i do not know if this is completely true,but what a read,he was a wild man,in wild times. Read full review

Review: Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

User Review  - Eric Ruark - Goodreads

Fascinating book. I love the movie Jeremiah Johnson. This was the book that they based the film on. The book is a fascinating study of what it was like to be a "mountain man" at the height of the fur ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
10
Acknowledgments
11
part one THE YOUNG TRAPPER
19
The Making of a Legend
21
The Hair Merchants
23
An Apprenticeship
31
A Madness
37
Oath of Vengeance
41
Boots and Biscuits
89
Portuguese Phillips
95
A Sioux Liver
105
Monument for a Foes Friend
110
Target for Gray Bear
116
part four BROTHER OF THE CROWS
119
White Chief of the Shoshoni
121
Biscuits for Blackfeet
134

part tWO LIVEREATING JOHNSON
49
A Mans Reputation
51
Twined Scalps
53
Crow Against Flathead
58
Winter Holiday Spring Council
64
A Missing Chapter
69
part three A MAN AMONG
71
The Eighteenth Warrior
73
Captive of the Blackfeet
77
MountainMan Rendezvous
83
A Last Departure
141
Mariano and the Ute Chief
143
The Piegan Princess
148
Eight Scalps for the Crows
155
part five THE OLD TRAPPER
165
Burial for Bear Claw
167
Sheriff Johnson
173
Last Trail
181
Lodge by the Sea
187
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