Across the wide Missouri

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1947 - Fur trade - 483 pages
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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

At first, DeVoto's style drove me crazy, since I like my history written in plain, unassuming English, but as he wrote he seems to have lossened up and by the end of the book I appreciated his ... Read full review

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User Review  - kortge - LibraryThing

A classic history of the fur trade from 1832 to 1838. He follows the missionaries that went to Oregon at that time and visited the a few of the rendezvous. He follows also the artists Bodmer, Catlin ... Read full review

Contents

The Prairie Traveler 1833
3
The Brass Knuckles 1832
47
Sport and Business _1832
80
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