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Crow Killer New Edition

Crow Killer  New Edition
  • Author : Raymond W. Thorp, Jr.
  • Publsiher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 04 January 2016
  • ISBN : 0253021227
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 5 ratings
GET THIS BOOKCrow Killer New Edition

The movie Jeremiah Johnson introduced millions to the legendary mountain man, John Johnson. The real Johnson was a far cry from the Redford version. Standing 6'2" in his stocking feet and weighing nearly 250 pounds, he was a mountain man among mountain men, one of the toughest customers on the western frontier. As the story goes, one morning in 1847 Johnson returned to his Rocky Mountain trapper's cabin to find the remains of his murdered Indian wife and her unborn child. He vowed vengeance against an entire Indian tribe. Crow Killer tells of that one-man, decades-long war to avenge his beloved. Whether seen as a realistic glimpse of a long ago, fierce frontier world, or as a mythic retelling of the many tales spun around and by Johnson, Crow Killer is unforgettable. This new edition, redesigned for the first time, features an introduction by western frontier expert Nathan E. Bender and a glossary of Indian tribes.

Crow Killer, New Edition

Crow Killer, New Edition
  • Author : Raymond W. Thorp, Jr.,Robert Bunker
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 04 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKCrow Killer, New Edition

The movie Jeremiah Johnson introduced millions to the legendary mountain man, John Johnson. The real Johnson was a far cry from the Redford version. Standing 6'2" in his stocking feet and weighing nearly 250 pounds, he was a mountain man among mountain men, one of the toughest customers on the western frontier. As the story goes, one morning in 1847 Johnson returned to his Rocky Mountain trapper's cabin to find the remains of his murdered Indian wife and her unborn child. He

Jim Bridger - Mountain Man

Jim Bridger - Mountain Man
  • Author : Stanley Vestal
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release : 16 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKJim Bridger - Mountain Man

This antiquarian volume contains a detailed and insightful biography of Jim Bridger, written by Stanley Vestal. Vestal is well-known for his books about America. In Jim Bridger he paints a bold and authentic picture of a doughty explorer and of the richness of the American nation when it was still young. Full of colourful anecdote and fascinating insights into the life of Jim Bridger, this text will appeal to those with an interest in this noteworthy explorer, and it would

The Crow Girl

The Crow Girl
  • Author : Erik Axl Sund
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Release : 14 June 2016

A #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER The newest crime novel sensation: In this shocking and suspenseful psychological thriller, a police detective must confront a monstrous evil that forces her to question how much suffering one person can inflict upon another before creating a monster. In a Stockholm city park, police discover the mutilated body of a young boy. Detective Superintendent Jeanette Kihlberg heads the investigation, battling an apathetic prosecutor and a bureaucratic police force unwilling to devote resources to solving the murder of

The Never-Ending Lives of Liver-Eating Johnson

The Never-Ending Lives of Liver-Eating Johnson
  • Author : D. J. Herda
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKThe Never-Ending Lives of Liver-Eating Johnson

From Farmer and Sailor to Mountain Man, Crow Killer, and Town Sheriff, One man’s reputation lives past all others When it came to western mountain men, no one on earth ever matched the physical prowess or will to survive of John “Liver-Eating” Johnson. Throughout his life, John Johnston was known by several names, including “Crow Killer” and “Liver-Eating Johnson” (without the “t”), names he earned through his penchant for killing Crow Indians before cutting out and eating their livers.

Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man

Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man
  • Author : Alpheus Hoyt Favour
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 01 March 1981
GET THIS BOOKOld Bill Williams, Mountain Man

Born during the American Revolution, Williams was a child of the early frontier. In his young manhood he became an itinerant preacher and appointed himself a missionary to the Osages, who soon converted him to their lifeway. The Osage girl he married died after bearing his two daughters. From this point on, Old Bill forsook civilization and made the wilderness his home. He was a master trapper and so identified himself in signing his name. He was one of the

Mountain Man

Mountain Man
  • Author : Vardis Fisher
  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release : 25 July 2018

Tailored after the actual "Crow Killer" John Johnson, Sam Minard is a mountain man who seeks the freedom that the Rocky Mountains offers trappers. After his beloved Indian wife is murdered, Sam Minard becomes obsessed with vengeance, and his fortunes become intertwined with those of Kate Bowden, a widow who faces madness. This remarkable frontier fiction captures that brief season when the romantic myth of the far West became a fact.

Lance Bearer

Lance Bearer
  • Author : ALFRED. DENNIS
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 21 May 2018

A Western Series and Native American fiction full of action, adventure, and romance in Book 2 of the exciting Crow Killer Series. Jedidiah's journey is full of action with many battles and great feats of heroism demonstrating Jed's love for Sally Ann and his adopted people by his willingness to give his life in their defense. .

The Wages of Relief

The Wages of Relief
  • Author : Eric Strikwerda
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKThe Wages of Relief

In the early part of the Dirty Thirties, the Canadian prairie city was a relatively safe haven. Having faced recession before the Great War and then again in the early 1920s, municipalities already had relief apparatuses in place to deal with poverty and unemployment. Until 1933, responsibilty for the care of the urban poor remained with local governments, but when the farms failed that year, and the Depression deepened, western Canadian cities suffered tremendously. Recognizing the severity of the crisis, the

Metal on Ice

Metal on Ice
  • Author : Sean Kelly
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 02 September 2013

Canada has produced many successful proponents of the genre known as heavy metal. Drawing on interviews with the original artists of the 1980s, this book provides a new perspective on the dreams of musicians shooting for an American ideal of success ... and ultimately discovering a uniquely Canadian voice in the process.


  • Author : Florian Werner
  • Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
  • Release : 02 March 2021

Describes how the animal has coexisted with human beings throughout history, drawing on examples and cultures around the world to show each part's value and its mark on language and the arts.

The Rainbow Chasers

The Rainbow Chasers
  • Author : Ervin Austin MacDonald
  • Publisher : TouchWood Editions
  • Release : 01 February 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Rainbow Chasers

This first-hand account of a Canadian pioneer—the next title in TouchWood’s Classics West series—tells the story of a hard-won wilderness home and of the self-sufficient father and brothers who built it. Their tale of wanderlust begins in 1839 in Bytown, Ontario (later called Ottawa), with father Archie MacDonald, who reached his peak as an Ottawa Valley “bull of the woods” by age 29, prospected for silver and gold from Leadville, Colorado, to Sonora, Mexico, drove Montana cattle to the

The Way the Crow Flies

The Way the Crow Flies
  • Author : Ann-Marie Macdonald
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release : 27 July 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Way the Crow Flies

“The sun came out after the war and our world went Technicolor. Everyone had the same idea. Let’s get married. Let’s have kids. Let’s be the ones who do it right.” The Way the Crow Flies, the second novel by bestselling, award-winning author Ann-Marie MacDonald, is set on the Royal Canadian Air Force station of Centralia during the early sixties. It is a time of optimism--infused with the excitement of the space race but overshadowed by the

Eye of the Crow

Eye of the Crow
  • Author : Shane Peacock
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Release : 13 October 2009
GET THIS BOOKEye of the Crow

Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless, bullied at school, he belongs nowhere and has only his wits to help him make his way. But what wits they are! His keen powers of observation are already apparent, though he

Alaska's Wolf Man

Alaska's Wolf Man
  • Author : Jim Rearden
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release : 04 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKAlaska's Wolf Man

Between 1915 and 1955 adventure-seeking Frank Glaser, a latter-day Far North Mountain Man, trekked across wilderness Alaska on foot, by wolf-dog team, and eventually, by airplane. In his career he was a market hunter, trapper, roadhouse owner, professional dog team musher, and federal predator agent. A naturalist at heart, he learned from personal observation the life secrets of moose, caribou, foxes, wolverines, mountain sheep, grizzly bears, and wolves—especially wolves.

Still Life with Crows

Still Life with Crows
  • Author : Douglas Preston,Lincoln Child
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 01 July 2003
GET THIS BOOKStill Life with Crows

When a series of murders strikes small-town Kansas, FBI Special Agent Pendergast must track down a killer or a curse -- either way, no one is safe. A small Kansas town has turned into a killing ground. Is it a serial killer, a man with the need to destroy? Or is it a darker force, a curse upon the land? Amid golden cornfields, FBI Special Agent Pendergast discovers evil in the blood of America's heartland. No one is safe.