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The Trapper's Choice By Marge Whittaker
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The saga which began with Josiah Stevenson atop New Hampshire's 'Old Craggy' in "A Far Way Home" continues in "The Trapper's Choice." In 1836, David Eldridge treks through the... More > Rockies on an epic journey of fur trapping and self discovery. Having left the love of his life Callie back in Arkansas, David lives with and learns from the old trappers who instill the wisdom of the mountains in him: 'Once the Old Man places his claim on you, you never say goodbye.' Torn between the freedom of the mountains and the sweet enslavement of his lover's arms, young David comes of age crisscrossing the American West, and wrestling with "the Trapper's Choice".< Less
Dingo Trapper By Philip Fitzpatrick
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The 1930s in Central Australia; deep in the throes of the Great Depression desperate men struggle to survive. Among them are the dingo trappers – the doggers. Paid 7/6d by the government for... More > every dingo scalp they can trap or trade with the Aborigines they penetrate deep into the deserts. To protect themselves they form liaisons with Aboriginal women with inevitable consequences. Enter the missionaries in what they see as a last ditch attempt to save the wild tribes. The scene is set for conflict that only one side can win. Among the victims of this war are the half caste offspring of the doggers, rounded up by the police and shipped off to orphanages in the south; they are the stolen generations. When Tjulki O’Shea, a half caste girl, rescues the dogger, Martin McCarthy, after he has been speared, the couple set out to make a life together. Their struggle to stay together is played out against the back drop of this little known period in Australian history.< Less
The Boy Trapper By Harry Castlemon
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The Trapper's Son By William Henry Giles Kingston
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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: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
Trapper Lake By D. Dale Thompson
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Trapper Lake, lost in the Minnesota wilderness after old logging roads became obliterated by poplars, alders and birches, was rediscovered by a young biologist doing a study of the ecology of the... More > area. When he learns that most of this unusual lake is included in a tract of land listed in a tax-sale announcement, he buys the land. Long after he is dead and his land is passed on to his descendents, Trapper Lake, still remote, becomes the scene of an unusual drama.< Less
Trapper Lake By D. Dale Thompson
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Trapper Lake, lost in the Minnesota wilderness after old logging roads became obliterated by poplars, alders and birches, was rediscovered by a young biologist doing a study of the ecology of the... More > area. When he learns that most of this unusual lake is included in a tract of land listed in a tax-sale announcement, he buys the land. Long after he is dead and his land is passed on to his descendents, Trapper Lake, still remote, becomes the scene of an unusual drama.< Less
Wood Rangers: The Trappers of Sonora By Mayne Reid
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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: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
Bill Biddon, Trapper or Life in the Northwest By Edward Sylvester Ellis
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How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas By W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison) Murray
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Osborne Russell's Journal of a Trapper: Edited from the Original Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Osborne Russell's Journal of a Trapper: Edited from the Original… Study Guide consists of approx. 40 pages of summaries and analysis on Osborne Russell's Journal of a Trapper: Edited from the... More > Original… by Osborne Russell.< Less