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To the river's end : a novel of the American frontier / William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone.

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  • 9 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Webb City Public Library New LP FW Johnstone, William (Text) 38262300007173 Adult Fiction Checked out 01/25/2022

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Regular print version previously published by: Kensington Publishing Corporation.
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"Luke Ransom was just eighteen years old when he answered an ad in a St. Louis newspaper that would change his life forever. The American Fur Company needed one hundred enterprising men to travel up the Missouri River--the longest in North America--all the way to its source. They would hunt and trap furs for one, two, or three years. Along the way, they would face unimaginable hardships: grueling weather, wild animals, hunger, exhaustion, and hostile attacks by the Blackfeet and Arikara. Luke Ransom was one of the brave men chosen for the job--and one of the few to survive ... Five years later, Luke is a seasoned trapper and hunter, a master of his trade. The year is 1833, and the American Fur Company is sending him to the now-famous Rendezvous at Green River ke, it may be his last job for the company. After facing death countless times, he is ready to strike out on his own. But when he encounters a fellow trapper under attack by Indians, his life takes an unexpected turn. A new friendship is forged in blood. And a dangerous new journey begins"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American Fur Company > Fiction.
Trappers > Fiction.
Fur trade > Fiction.
Beaver trapping > Fiction.
Trapping > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Whites > Relations with Indians > Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > Fiction.
Large type books.
Missouri River > Fiction.
West (U.S.) > History > To 1848 > Fiction.
Genre: Western fiction.
Historical fiction.

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