Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

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Indiana University Press, 1969 - History - 190 pages
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The true story (on which the film Jeremiah Johnson was partially based) ofJohn Johnson, who in 1847 found his wife and her unborn child had been killed by Crow braves. Out of this tragedy came one of the most gripping feudsone man against a whole tribein American history.
 

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Review: Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

User Review  - Joey Torregiani - Goodreads

In the crow killer by raymond w. thorp, he explains that there's a guy name johnson. Johnson was from the desert. And johnson has to survive in the wild. The book is about the mexican revolution and ... Read full review

Review: Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson

User Review  - Laura Lynch-miller - Goodreads

Liver-Eating Johnson was like a hybrid between Daniel Boone and a mass murderer. That sounds worse than it is; it seems like Johnson believed he never lost the moral high ground, but he really killed ... Read full review

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Page 10 - Standing but Said I am killed that I Heard my Skull Brake — but We Ware Willing to beleve He Was mistaken — as He Spoke Chearfully on the Subgect till In the after noon of the second day When He began to be Restless and Some What delereous — and on examening a Hole in the upper part of His Wright temple Which We beleved only Skin deep We found the Brains Workeing out — We then Soposed that...
Page 10 - Som time geting threw — I Was my Self down the Crick below the brush and Heard the dredfull Screems of man in the Clutches of the Bare — the yelping of the Slut and the Hollowing of the men to Run in Run in the man Will be killed and noing the distance So grate that I Cold not get there in time to Save the man...
Page 10 - Which belongs to the Party atacted the Bare With such fury that it left the man and persued Her a few steps in Which time the man got up and Run a few steps but Was overtaken by the bare When the Conl maid a second atempt to shoot but His [gun] mised fyer again and the Slut as before Releved the man Who Run as before — but Was Son again in the grasp of the Bare Who Semed Intent on His distruction — the Conl again Run Close up and as before His gun Wold not go off the Slut makeing an other atack...
Page 10 - Ever the tuched it — so that the Skin of the Head Was Cut from about the Ears to the top in Several derections — all of Which Wounds Ware Sewed up as Well as Cold be don by men In our Situation Haveing no Surgen nor Surgical Instruments — the man Still Retained His under Standing but Said I am killed that I Heard my Skull Brake — but We Ware Willing to beleve He Was mistaken — as He Spoke Chearfully on the Subgect till In the after noon of the second day When He began to be Restless and...
Page 10 - Lewis doson and Pulled Him down in an Instent Conl glanns gun mised fyer or He Wold Have Releved the man But a large Slut Which belongs to the Party atacted the Bare With such fury that it left the man and persued Her a few steps in Which time the man got up and Run a few steps but Was overtaken by the...

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