Redskin and Cowboy

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Wildside Press, Mar 1, 2008 - Fiction - 384 pages
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George Alfred Henty (1832-1902) was a correspondent, and Imperialist born in Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, England. He is best known for his historical adventure stories, including: "Out on the Pampas" (1871), "The Young Buglers" (1880), "With Clive in Ind

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G. A.Henty was born in 1832 and was filled with exciting adventure. He received his education at Westminster School, and he attended Cambridge University. Along with a rigorous course of study, Henty participated in boxing, wrestling, and rowing. The strenuous study and participation in sports prepared Henty to join the British army in Crimea, as a war correspondent witnessing Garbaldi fight in Italy. He was also present in Paris during the Franco-Prussian war, in Spain with the Carlists, at the opening of the Suez Canal, touring India with the Prince of Wales as well as a trip to the California gold fields. Henty wrote approximately 144 books, plus stories for magazines and was dubbed as "The Prince of Story-Tellers" and "The Boy's Own Historian." G. A. Henty died in 1902.

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