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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User Review  - theWallflower - LibraryThing

My in-laws have a cabin in Montana, and I think they bought this book because it mostly takes place in Montana and regions thereabouts, plus they like Westerns. It tells the story of "Liver-Eating ... Read full review

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read the real history of John Johnson the real mountain man behind the movie. A good read and source for any interested in mountain men. Raymond W. Thorp used Army records, journal entries, newspare ... Read full review

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