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David Crockett : the Lion of the West

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Davy Crockett; Davy Crockett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wallis
ISBN: 9780393342277 0393342271 9780393067583 0393067580
OCLC Number: 781497575
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I --
1."Kilt him a b'ar" --
2. Born on a riverbank in Franklin --
3. The Crocketts arrive --
4. Over the mountain --
5. On the nolichucky --
6.A boy's learning --
7.Coming of age --
8. The odyssey --
9. Rise above --
10. Lovesick --
11. Polly --
12. Finley's gap --
Part II --
13. Kentuck --
14."Remember Fort Mims" --
15."We shot them like dogs" --
16. Riding with sharp knife --
17."Root hog or die" --
18. Cabin fever --
19.A tincture of luck --
Part III --
20."Itchy footed" --
21."Natural born sense" --
22. Gentleman from the cane --
23. Land of the shakes --
24. In the eye of a "harricane" --
25.A fool for luck --
26. Big time --
27."The victory is ours" --
Part IV --
28. Man without a party --
29. Trails of tears --
30. Lion of the west --
31. Bear-bit lion --
32. Go ahead --
33. Just a matter of time --
34. Gone to Texas --
35. Time of the comet --
36. El Alamo.
Responsibility: Michael Wallis.
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