Mountain Man: A Novel of Male and Female in the Early American West

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Aeonian Press, 1967 - Fiction - 305 pages
26 Reviews
Parallels the lives of Sam Minard, a fur trapper in the Rocky Mountains during the 1830s, his Indian bride Lotus, and Kate Bowden, a woman unable to accept reality after witnessing the murder of her husband and children during a brutal Indian attack

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A very nice love story about a mountain man. - Goodreads
Without a doubt, Vardis Fisher is an excellent writer. - Goodreads
This story and writing is almost too chicky for me. - Goodreads

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The first book I read for fun. It got me started . Thank you Read full review

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User Review  - Jake Berlin - Goodreads

a beautiful ode to nature, man, love, loss, and an america disappeared. the book cast a spell that i couldn't help but get caught up in. i've read many books about the west, and americans' clashes with indians there, but this one is unique in its sense of joy and amazement at the world. Read full review


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Vardis Fisher was the author of more than thirty-five books, including "Tale of Valor: A Novel of the Lewis & Clark Expedition", "Children of God: An American Epic", "Pemmican", & (with Opal Laurel Holmes) "Gold Rushes & Mining Camps of the Early American West".

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