Men to match my mountains: the opening of the Far West 1840-1900

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Doubleday, 1956 - History - 459 pages
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A collection of stories which provide an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West

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Review: Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West 1840-1900

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

The story of the opening of the western United States to modern civilization -- specifically the area that currently comprises the states of California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado. An amazing amount ... Read full review

Review: Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West 1840-1900

User Review  - Diana Thatcher - Goodreads

Read this book because my father in law said it was his favorite all time book. A great way to build your reading list. Read full review


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About the author (1956)

Irving Stone was born Irvin Tenenbaum on July 14, 1903, in San Francisco, California. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from U. C. Berkeley in 1923 and a Master's Degree in 1924 from the University of Southern California. Stone first came to prominence with the publication of Lust for Life, a vivid fictionalized biography of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. He is known for his historically accurate fictionalized biographies. Stone won a Western Spur Award for Men to Match My Mountains and was a member of the Western Writers of America in 1959. Irving Stone August 26, 1989 at the age of 86.

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