Mountain Man: A Novel of Male and Female in the Early American West

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Aeonian Press, 1967 - Fiction - 305 pages
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Parallels the lives of Sam Minard, a fur trapper in the Rocky Mountains during the 1830s, his Indian bride Lotus, and Kate Bowden, a woman unable to accept reality after witnessing the murder of her husband and children during a brutal Indian attack

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I liked almost everything about this book. I bought it when I went up to Colorado and enjoyed reading about how those people had to live and what they had to do to survive Read full review

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A great read. An exciting, sometimes intense, but very detailed historical account of life in the antebellum Mountain West. I felt like I was there with Sam Minard, vicariously experiencing the ... Read full review


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Vardis Fisher was the author of more than thirty-five books, including "Tale of Valor: A Novel of the Lewis & Clark Expedition", "Children of God: An American Epic", "Pemmican", & (with Opal Laurel Holmes) "Gold Rushes & Mining Camps of the Early American West".

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