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The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Five Scalps: The Story of Edward Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Edward Rose, part Cherokee, Negro and white, grew up on the wharves of Louisville, Kentucky in the late 1700s. After a brutal bar fight where he received several scarring cuts to his face, Rose fled down river to New Orleans where he lived before heading for the Rocky Mountains. Rose was a hunter, fur trapper, and interpreter; he lived many years with the River Crow, who called him Five Scalps.
American Trapper: The Life and Death of American Frontiersman Hugh Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1823, Hugh Glass did the unthinkable: he wrestled a grizzly bear...and won. But that is only the beginning of the remarkable tale--Glass, badly mauled with a broken leg, was 200 miles from help. Determined, he set his own leg and made the long journey first by crawling, then by floating down a river. Following the freak encounter with the bear, Glass became a legend. He's considered one of th