The Lady and the Mountain Man

Mr. Power was complimentary of the trapper and remarked that he was indeed a gentleman, respectful and polite. He also noted how apparent it was that Jim liked her. The way he spoke to and looked at her, it was obvious.

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Author: Chris Enss

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493045938

Category: History

Page: 224

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Isabella Bird was a proper Victorian lady, a minster’s daughter, a writer who traveled the globe. She was expected to marry a man of means and position instead she was drawn to a gruff mountain man, a desperado named Jim Nugent. The unlikely pair met in Estes Park, Colorado in 1873. Jim was enchanted by Isabella and she was infatuated with him. In a published version of Isabella’s letter to her sister, she said of Jim that “he was a man any woman might love but no sane woman would marry.” On a climb to the top of Longs Peak their friendship blossomed into more than expected. This book reveals the true story of Bird’s relationship with Nugent as they traveled through the dramatic wilderness of the Rocky Mountains.

Butchery of the Mountain Man

given the knowledge, the power, and the courage to do this thing before me.” [It may give the reader some insight to understand something about the sweat lodge ceremony. It is, and has been for some time, central to most Indian cul- ...

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Author: William W. Johnstone

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786033270

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Smoke Jensen is caught in a spiral of violence and vengeance in this Western thriller by the USA Today bestselling author: “A masterful storyteller.” —Publishers Weekly In Montana Territory, one name above all others strikes fear and hatred in the hearts of the Crow Indians—John Jackson, better known these days as Liver-Eating Jackson. Consumed by grief and rage, the mountain man has brutally killed ten braves so far in his one-man war of vengeance against the Crow, who murdered his beloved wife. Smoke Jensen knows Jackson by another name—“friend.” He's not sure to what extent the stories of Jackson's exploits are true—devastating loss and frontier savagery have certainly driven lesser men mad. While doing some trapping in the territory, Smoke hears that twenty of the Crows' most fearsome warriors have banded together to hunt down their nemesis. Without a second thought, he rushes to his old friend's aid. But even with Smoke Jensen at his side, the fierce and fearless Liver-Eating Jackson may not be able to beat the odds this time . . .

Betrayal in the Ashes

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Author: William W. Johnstone

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786039746

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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It’s up to patriot rebels to save Europe from post-apocalyptic Nazis in the USA Today–bestselling author’s dystopian military thriller. As America continues its struggle to rise from the ashes of apocalypse, Europe is slowly dying. Cannibals, looters and vandals have overtaken the streets of the once great cities. And Bruno Bottger, the Neo-Nazi monster, has brought forth a new Reich—bigger, stronger and more chillingly efficient than ever. There is no force in Europe that has a snowball’s chance in hell of stopping him. Only one force in what's left of the world can do the job: Ben Raines and the SUSA Rebels. Twenty-first in the long-running series!

Fire in the Ashes

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Author: William W. Johnstone

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786025459

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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After nuclear holocaust, a former soldier fights to form a new nation and defeat mutants in this thrilling adventure from a USA Today–bestselling author. Destroyed by the fires of nuclear war, our once great nation is in shambles. Life as we know it is no more. But among the survivors stands Ben Raines, retired soldier, mercenary, and the only man alive trained to lead the Resistance into a visionary new America. But the Rebels' greatest adversary—our own government—forces Raines and his army into bloody guerilla combat—and an unavoidable civil war. Now, as brother turns against brother, an even greater peril is thrown into the pot: a new, indestructible breed of post-apocalyptic enemies who threaten to wrest control of the new world and sink it into a hell on earth. Second in the long-running series!

Out of the Ashes

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Author: William W. Johnstone

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786025442

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Nuclear holocaust destroys America, and an ex-soldier must rescue his family, lead a resistance, and rebuild the country—from a USA Today–bestselling author. The worst-case scenario has come to pass: a nuclear strike has crippled America. Gangs, looters, and vandals have seized the streets. The decent few can only pray for a leader to protect them. Luckily, one of the survivors is Ben Raines. Rebel mercenary, retired soldier, and tireless patriot, Raines is searching for his missing family in the aftermath of this devastating war. His relentless pursuit through the ruined cities of the west unites him with the civilians of the Resistance forces. They become his recruits for a revolutionary army dedicated to rebuilding America. Then comes the final outrage: an armed attack by government forces. With the fate of America's New Patriots hanging in the balance, Raines vows—government be damned—to survive, find his family, and lead this once great nation out of the ashes. First in the long-running series!

From Mountain Man to Millionaire

Chouteau had used his power to help Pilcher take the upper Missouri agency from 1837 to 1838, and the superintendency at St. Louis in 1839. Pilcher was all but Chouteau's official partner; he bought his agency's supplies from the ...

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Author: William R. Nester

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826219299

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 311

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Robert Campbell (1804-1879) came to America from Ireland in 1822 and entered the fur trade soon thereafter. He quickly rose from trapper to brigade leader to partner, all within a half dozen years. In the mid-1830s, Campbell retired from the mountains, having already amassed considerable wealth, and embarked on a new career. He returned to St. Louis and built up a business empire that embraced mercantile, steamboat, railroad, and banking interests. Through these ventures he not only gained more wealth but also became a leading force behind the development of the region's economy. Exploring the enormous treasure trove of letters, journals, and account books that Campbell left behind, William Nester places Campbell in the context of the times in which he lived, showing the economic, political, social, and cultural forces that provided the opportunities and challenges that shaped his life.

Old Bill Williams Mountain Man

It was after 1820 , however , when the real test of sovereignty came , namely , that of possession with power to hold . During this period the mountain men had come upon the stage . Usually “ history has concerned itself greatly with ...

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Author: Alpheus Hoyt Favour

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 0806116986

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 234

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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 guides of the Sibley survey of the Santa Fe Trail in 1825 and some twenty years later was a guide with two different Fremont expeditions.

The Mountain Man and the Old One

The sun beat down on both, but neither man moved. Finally Buckingham spoke. “At least we found proof this ... Places with power.” Swimming Snake responded. ... Power places exist in many lands. How they 99 The Mountain Man and the Old One.

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Author: Marsh Wilson

Publisher: Steel Moon Publishing

ISBN: 9780980217834

Category:

Page: 261

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Arjuna in the Mahabharata

As Biardeau points out , it is noteworthy that Indra approves fully of Arjuna's ascetic accomplishments , since he traditionally fears and discourages such feats , which threaten his power . In the mountain - man sequence , Indra ...

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Author: Ruth Cecily Katz

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN: 9788120807440

Category: Fiction

Page: 372

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It is a work of unusual breadth and depth that will attract readers in religious studies, comparative literature, Sanskrit, Asian studies and humanities in general. The book is a thorough study of the great Indian hero, the Achilles of India, Arjuna, as portrayed in the epic poem Mahabharata, including its world-famous subsection, the Bhagavadgita. Different aspects of Arjuna's Character has been discussed.

The Last Mountain Man

With them, a young man who called himself Kid Austin. ... And because the man they hunted was a friend of the old mountain man who ... And he would not live to dream many more of his wild dreams of glory and power.

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Author: William W. Johnstone

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786044641

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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In this series opener by two bestselling authors, an Old West farm boy with a hunger for revenge is molded into a fierce gunslinger. From his Missouri farm, the boy travels west. In his heart is vengeance. In his hand is a Navy Colt. By his side is the old mountain man named Preacher, who’ll teach young Smoke Jensen everything he needs to know about fighting like the devil, and—when the time comes—dying like a man. Although Smoke Jensen’s enemies have destroyed everything he’s ever loved, they made one mistake: they let him live…