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A Life Wild and Perilous

Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific

by Robert M. Utley

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Published by Owl Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild animals,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Pioneers,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Trappers,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Biography,
  • Fur traders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7932462M
    ISBN 10080505989X
    ISBN 109780805059892
    OCLC/WorldCa41435404

      Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Path to the Pacific Jefferson read Mackenzie's book at his Monticello mountaintop in the summer of Mackenzie's geography, lacking a final water link to the Pacific, interested Jefferson less than the challenge Mackenzie posed for his own nation: to discover the continental passage Author: Robert Marshall Utley. Click to read more about A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. Utley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(5).

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