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The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West (Hardcover) By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
Recollections of an Old Codger on Growing Up in a Small Town on the West Coast. By Peter Rosanowski
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Nine short stories about growing up in Reefton
Baby Steps In the Old West: Four Historical Romance Novellas By Doreen Milstead
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A Rough Hewn Cowboy - A woman decides to become a mail order bride but goes west under subterfuge – she already has a man lined up even though she will be supposedly matched up with a cowboy by... More > the company who is paying her way PLUS Amos & the British Soldier’s Widow - When a black man in the small town of Exodus, Kansas, writes away for a mail order bride, little did he know that a petite and very white widow of a British soldier would arrive on the train platform in the neighboring town of Generosity PLUS Anna & The Doctor’s Story, is a beautiful and emotional and sweet romance about a woman who is fired as a governess in England and decides to chuck it all in and emigrate to the American West as a mail order bride PLUS Booted From Her House & Joining The Outlaw Gold Miner - A young woman is booted out of her house by her stepmother and sent off to South Dakota to be the bride of a man she doesn’t know.< Less
East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North By Jorgen Engebretsen Moe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jørgen Engebretsen Moe (22 April 1813 – 27 March... More > 1882) was a Norwegian folklorist, bishop, poet and author. He is best known for the Norske Folkeeventyr, a collection of Norwegian folk tales which he edited in collaboration with Peter Christen Asbjørnsen.Jørgen Engebretsen Moe was born at the farm of Mo, at Hole in Ringerike. He was the son of local farmer and politician Engebret Olsen Moe. He first met Asbjørnsen while the two were preparing for exams at Norderhov Rectory and soon found they had a shared interest in folklore.From 1841 Moe traveled almost every summer through the southern parts of Norway, collecting traditions in the mountains. In 1845 he was appointed professor of theology in the Norwegian Military Academy. However, Moe had long intended to take holy orders, and in 1853 he did so. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B8rgen_Moe< Less
Christmas Means Christ In the Old West: A Pair of Historical Westerns By Doreen Milstead
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Through The Snow To A Family Christmas - A family travels towards other family members to celebrate the holidays but ends up being trapped by severe weather conditions and not much hope for... More > survival. One Special Christmas Eve Along The Oregon Trail - Survival along the Oregon Trail is hard under the most favorable circumstances but in the dead of winter, it can be almost without hope.< Less
Four Men of the Old West: Four Historical Romance Novellas By Doreen Milstead
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Fighting For His Love - An overweight English widow makes the long journey from England to her intended, a Texas cowboy. It turns out that neither gets what they expected. For Regina, it was a... More > scrawny and unkempt Shakespeare-loving cowboy with a past, and for the cowboy, a large woman with an equally large personality PLUS Found In The River - A young woman from Rhode Island takes the trek west to become the mail order bride of a rancher, but things rapidly deteriorate and her dream of becoming a mail order bride are left in the dust of the small Texas town PLUS That’ll Cost You A Year’s Worth Of Laundry – A widow takes in laundry then delivers it to make ends meet. She strikes a bargain with a man in exchange for an entire year’s worth of clean clothes PLUS Praying For A Cowboy With One Hand, is about a woman and her sister who are sent out to Texas for one of them to be a mail order bride to a disabled war veteran rancher with one hand, and as a new mother to his two children.< Less
New Life In the Old West: Four Historical Romance Novellas By Doreen Milstead
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The Smallest of the Orphans - A destitute woman in New York gives birth to a tiny baby and the orphanage there is unsure of the newborn’s survival. After feeling that it’s the... More > baby’s only chance for a good life, a friend of the orphanage takes the baby out to Indiana for adoption by a childless couple PLUS The Cowboy Who Wants Children - Trapped in a loveless marriage, & after her husband’s suicide, Emma decides to become a mail order bride & after finding a rancher, she boards the train headed for California. She's thirty-five, & worried PLUS Jacob's Dreams of Paradise - When a new woman joined their community he knew immediately that she was the one but how would she react when he told her he was dying PLUS Alice’s Many Children - This is an incredibly moving story about love; love for people of another race, love for children with special needs, and love between a man and a woman--a surprise mail order bride--who can give nothing but kindness to all who surround them.< Less
Mapping Out a Life In the Old West: Four Historical Romance Novellas By Doreen Milstead
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Beatrice the Maid & Farmer Flint - An English woman, first a scullery maid then an indentured servant in New York, escapes to become a mail ordered bride thanks to the assistance of a young nun... More > PLUS By Ship & Train To A New Love - An English woman fallen on hard times decides to travel to America and her soon to be husband, but along the way there are many hazards including a life-changing train journey PLUS Escaping Marriage to the Rich Baron In England - A woman living in London is to be married off to a man of her mother’s choice - a baron she has no feelings for. She runs off to the docks hoping to escape. Making a last minute leap to a ship, with no idea where she’ll end up, she puts her faith in God that she’s made the right decision PLUS Finding Work In America - A woman from Liverpool moves to America and to a pre-arranged job. The thing is – she doesn’t find out what the true purpose of the place where she works is until later, when an accident will change her life forever.< Less
Clint and Zeke: Tales From The Old West (2nd Ed.) By Tom Carter
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Clint and Zeke is a book about the adventures of a Texas gunman and a Tennessee Mountain Man as they travel from Tennessee to California back to Tennessee and then to West Texas. Zeke is rash and... More > impulsive and Clint is more thoughtful. On the travels they befriend an old Indian and a Catholic Nun who is secretly in love with Clint. Throw in an episode of time travel to San Francisco, an encounter in Dodge City with Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson, Zeke trying to make friends out of a bear, and the Hatfield and McCoy Feud and you have superb adventure. Then, there is Clint's talking horse Buck, and a strange friendship between a copperhead snake and a red bone hound to mix in with Clint and Zeke's travels. A great read!< Less

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