Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West

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U of Nebraska Press, 1969 - History - 458 pages
"Mr. Morgan has tracked down every scrap of information about Smith."-New Yorker

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My reaction to reading this book in 2004. This is regarded as the definitive biography of Smith. I was a bit disappointed on a couple of levels. Like Robert Marshall Utley's A Life Wild and Perilous ... Read full review

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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

Morgan has written a very detailed account of the opening of the West by the early Mountaim Men and trappers. Using what written documents he could find, he tells us about rivers and valleys ... Read full review

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