Edward Louis Henry has been a cowhand, saddle bronc rodeo rider, WWII infantry sergeant, reporter, U.S. Foreign Service officer and speechwriter, plus has spent 30 years in advertising. A lifelong horseman and outdoorsman, Henry is active in mountain man rendezvous where he is known by his mountain man moniker, Poredevil. Western history is his passion. His extensive research adds a strong dose of authenticity to his books. He is a member of Western Writers of America and the author of the Temple Buck Quartet and Poredevil’s Beaver Tales.
In this, the second volume of the Temple Buck Quartet, Temple chronicles the exploits of his rowdy trapper companions in the American Rocky Mountain fur trade from 1824—1826. The men decide to become free agents rather than being tied to one company and feel even greater pride in their new status as well as their reputation for courage and an adventurous spirit.
A trapper’s chronicle of the American fur trade 1822-1824
Volume I of the Temple Buck Quartet historical novel series
The first western historical fiction book in The Temple Buck Quartet that chronicles the rise and fall of the American fur trade. A coming-of-age story of the first two years of the American Rocky Mountain fur trade from 1822-24.