The Hunters of Kentucky: A Narrative History of America's First Far West, 1750-1792

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Stackpole Books, 2003 - History - 315 pages
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The Hunters of Kentucky covers a wide range of frontier existence, from daily life and survival to wars, exploits, and even flora and fauna. The pioneers and their lives are profiled in biographical sketches, giving a rich sampling of the personalities involved in the United States' westward expansion. Author Ted Franklin Belue's colorful, vivid prose brings these long-forgotten frontiersmen to life. --Publisher.

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Having gotten a rather curt response from Mr. Belue regarding a simple documentation question, along with the book's lacking bibliography/footnotes, I am forced to admit that this is little more than historical fiction, rather than a scholarly report of the events that formed the Blue Grass state.

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