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Throne of grace : a mountain man, an epic adventure, and the bloody conquest of the American West  Cover Image Book Book

Throne of grace : a mountain man, an epic adventure, and the bloody conquest of the American West / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Drury, Bob, (author.). Clavin, Tom, 1954- (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781250285836
  • ISBN: 1250285836
  • Physical Description: xii, 355 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 331-345) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Part I: The hunter. "Enterprising young men" -- Astor's folly -- The horse and the gun -- Shipwreck -- Hivernants -- A bloodstained beach -- The Missouri legion -- Part II: The pass. Les mauvais terres -- Hugh Glass -- South Pass -- The survivor -- Dead men walking -- Flathead post -- "A sly, cunning Yankey" -- "Shetskedee" -- Guns along the Bear -- "Randavouze Creek" -- Part III: The odyssey. Eastern stirrings -- "A country of starvation" -- A Spanish inquisition -- Dreams of cooling cascades -- Dueling warpaths -- Bloody Oregon -- Fort Vancouver -- "A throne of grace" -- The last trailhead -- "Where his bones are bleaching" -- Epilogue.
Subject: Smith, Jedediah Strong, 1799-1831.
Explorers > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Fur trade > West (U.S.) > History > 19th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) > Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) > History > To 1848.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth.

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Pease Public Library 978.02092 DRURY
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