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Mountain Men of Idaho
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
74 Short Stories of Idaho's Mountain Men They were hunters, trappers, bear fighters, Indian killers who lived off the land and survived annual rendezvous. The sun, the wind, the harsh winter climate tanned and dried and leathered their faces until those without beards (and there were a few) had to roll up their sleeves to bare white arms as proof of their Caucasian identity.
Medicine Show
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Ray Storey plays the role of Kit Carson in Col. A. J. Mahaffey's Authentic Medicine Show. Storey's using his job with the show to travel around the country to look for the men who killed his parents, and of course there's a showdown in the end. Also accompanying the show are an alcoholic doctor and the colonel's daughter.
Monument Valley and The Navajo Reservation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest, Monument Valley is a small, but immensely important, part of the Navajo Nation. Explore this varied land through the eyes and words of award-winning author Nicky Leach as she reveals the stories, legends, and natural history of this extraordinary landscape.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
The Real Story of Kit Carson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Kit Carson was the consummate American hero. He was a little man but could handle a big man's courageous feats. He was a mountain man that led such explorers as John C. Fremont across the driest of deserts and highest of mountains into uncharted territory.
Spirits of the Border: The History and Mystery of New Mexico
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
The "Spirits of the Border" series is an invaluable guide to ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts alike. This series allows the reader to explore the supernatural side of the Southwest. This volume examines the paranormal underbelly of New Mexico. From lost treasure to UFOs and underground military bases to ghost stories, this is a fabulous guide to 50 cities in New Mexico,
The Longest Trail: Kentuckians and The Great Migration to Oregon, 1843
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Longest Trail is the story of the Great Migration to Oregon in 1843. Special emphasis is given to the role of Kentuckians in the Westward Movement. There were the famous sons of the Bluegrass, such as Kit Carson and William Sublette, but more important to this book are the obscure men and women who undertook a heroic endeavor - to cross the continent to settle the Northwest.
Look Up, Carson City! A Walking Tour of Carson City, Nevada
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Carson City, Nevada is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.