Lost in the Rockies: A Story of Adventure in the Rocky Mountains

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A. L. Burt, 1898 - Adventure stories - 285 pages
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Page 294 - The story, from the critical moment of the killing of the sacred cat to the perilous exodus into Asia with which it closes, is very skillfully constructed and full of exciting adventures. It is admirably illustrated."— Saturday Review.
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